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Effective July 1, 2015: All Building Plans Submitted must comply to the Florida Building Code FIFTH (2014) Edition
The building Department is responsible for
administering and enforce all ordinances
applicable to building, construction, blasting, and explosives as defined in the
Monroe County Code
Building officials are charged with administering and ensuring compliance with building codes.
They issue building and construction permits and certificates of occupancy and supervise blasting within the county.
Permitting Process for Construction of Sewer Tie-In (One SF Residencency) and/or Associated Electric
Please refer to the Monroe County Building Department
document for directions on obtaining permits. Additionally, refer to the
Florida Department of Health, Environmental Health, Onsite Sewage Programs webpage
for direction on obtaining DOH permits.
"Public" (Commercial) Swimming Pools
There is a process in the State of Florida for the construction of “public” (commercial) swimming pools.
Click Here to take a look at the process
. Please refer to the
Florida Department of Health Website
for further details and application.
Public Web Access to Permit Information
The Building department provides the public with an application,
, that allows the public to view general information on valid Permits, Contractor and Code Compliance cases entered into our database. A direct link to this web application is found above in the Quick Links section on the right hand side.
Click here for an overview of how to search permit information in eGovPLUS.
Inspectors are assigned to county offices in Marathon and Key Largo.
At specified stages during building construction, the builder/contractor must request an inspection.
are necessary before proceeding with construction and prior to the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.
The mission of the Building Department is to protect public health and safety, property, and the environment by providing an efficient, effective, and considerate permitting and code administration system, in accordance with the Monroe County Code and Florida statues that is consistent with and furthers the
Monroe County Comprehensive Plan
2798 Overseas Hwy.
Marathon, FL 33050
Key Largo Office
Murray Nelson Government & Cultural Center
102050 Overseas Hwy.
Key Largo, FL 33037
11601 CR 905
Key Largo, FL 33037
Ph: (305) 453-8765
Stock Island Office
5503 College Road
Key West, Fl 33040
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