The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in the Continental United States


Tree Commission

Starting Tuesday March 17th, the City of Key West has added the ability to apply for Tree permits online via the eTraKiT website (  You will need to create an account to login and submit your application.  For further assistance please call Margarita Pedroza at 305-809-3720 or email

Need to check for open tree permits?
For information of the Heritage Tree Program go to Heritage Tree Program Begins in Key West.
*All Visual Presentations for Agenda Items must be received by the Clerk of the Board Twenty-four (24) hours prior to the meeting.
The Tree Commission meetings are held at City Hall, Wing A located at 1300 White Street, Key West, Florida.  The meetings begin at 5:00 P.M.2020 Tree Commission Schedule
The City of Key West Tree Commission members are appointed by the Mayor and serve three (3) year terms.  Current Tree Commission members are as follows:

Tree Commission Members

Chairman David Jackson

Commissioner Jeff Stotts

Commissioner Tonya Cabanas

Commissioner Denise Bravo

Commissioner Russell Pope
Commissioner Ed Cunningham

Tree Permit Application forms may be picked up Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, in the City of Key West Planning Department at 1300 White Street or by clicking Tree Permit Application.  Please note you will also need to complete a Tree Representative Authorization form if someone else will be representing you at the meeting or picking up the Tree Permit.

Completed Tree Permit Application forms may be returned in person to the City of Key West Planning Department at 1300 White Street, e-mailed to kdemaria@cityofkeywest-fl.govor mailed to:

City of Key West
Attention: Tree Commission
P.O. Box 1409
Key West, FL 33041-1409


Please contact our staff with any questions.                    

Karen DeMaria

Urban Forestry Manager


               Margarita Pedroza

Administrative Assistant II


Lissette Carey

Deputy City Clerk & Clerk of the Board



Updated:  Abudde 2/6/2018
ADA Assistance: It is the policy of the City of Key West to comply with all requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Please call the TTY number at 800-955-8771 or 800-955-8770 (Voice) or the ADA Coordinator at 305-809-3811 at least five business days in advance for sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or materials in accessible format. 

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Karen DeMaria,
Urban Forestry Manager
City Hall
1300 White St
Key West, FL 33040
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