Monroe County – Must-have County links!

Monroe County – Handy Phone Numbers for Building Department, Monroe County Elected and Government Officials.

As some of you may know, Monroe County was designated as an Area of State Critical Concern by Governor Graham in the mid-1980’s. Consequently, the County issues permits based on their Rate of Growth Ordinance (ROGO for short). This means that very few new structures can be built.

Rate of Growth Ordinance in effect –
Most permits issued in Monroe County are for remodeling/renovations. Briefly, very close attention must be paid to any structure’s base flood elevation due to related storm surge issues, given the Keys’ topography.

Remember to use our “Find An Expert” button on our website to locate a Monroe County builder or supplier for your Monroe county needs! For your convenience, below are some selected Monroe County website links focused on building, planning and contracting.