The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in the Continental United States

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Contractors' Examining Board

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The Contractors Examining Board consists of seven (7) members whom are
appointed by the Key West City Commission.
  • One General Contractor: Mr. Domingo Castellanos - Chairman
  • One Master Electrician: Mr. Raymond Vazquez
  • One Master Plumber: Mr. Frank Balbuena
  • One Land Surveyor, Architect or Reg. Professional Engineer: Mr. Richard Milelli - Vice-Chairman
  • Consumer Representative - Kathryn Norris
  • One Roofer: Vacancy
  • One Consumer Representatives: Vacancy
 
Terms of office; Qualifications; Removal; Vacancies
  • The members of the contractors board of examiners shall be appointed for terms of two years from January 1 in the year of appointment, and thereafter biannually before January 1 of each year for terms of two years each or until their successors are appointed and confirmed.
  • All members of the board shall be city residents or shall own or work for businesses licensed to operate in the city.
  • Any member of the contractors examining board may be removed from office by a majority vote of the city commissioners.
  • Any vacancy occurring during the unexpired term of office of any member of the contractors examining board shall be filled by the city commission for the unexpired term, within 30 days after such vacancy occurs.
 
The Contractors' Examining Board shall have the power to:
  • Determine if a license or certificate of competency of any contractor should be suspended for any violation of chapter 14, article III of chapter 18 and article II of chapter 34 and fix the length of time for such suspension;
  • Revoke the license or certificate under the provisions of chapter 14, article III of chapter 18 and article II of chapter 34;
  • Appoint a city employee to investigate any complaints made against a licensed contractor and determine whether it shall take administrative action against the contractor, including the levying of a fine in accordance with section 2-324;
  • Direct the city's investigator to initiate prosecution for an alleged violation against the contractor; and
  • Call upon members of the industry to advise and assist it.
  • The examining board shall have the power to examine and issue certification to plumbers and electricians, as set forth in section 2-325.
Although the CEB is open to the public we only discuss issues that are on the agenda, or what the Chairman chooses to discuss as new business
 
 

Meetings begin at 3:00 PM at City Hall, 1300 White Street - Building A - Commission Chambers
 
 

 
Chief Building Official
Ronald Wampler
1302 White Street
Key West FL 33040
Office (305) 809-3958
Fax (305) 809-3978
Chief Assistant City Attorney
Ron Ramsingh
1302 White Street
Key West FL 33040
Office (305) 809-3770
Fax (305) 809-3771
 
Code Compliance Director
Jim Young
1302 White Street
Key West FL 33040
Office (305) 809-3737
Fax (305) 809-3739
 
 

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 305-809-3811 at least five business days in advance for sign language interpreters, assistive listening devices, or materials in accessible format.


 
 
 
 
Helpful Information
Florida License: Contractors who wish to work statewide must pass a state exam
To work in a specific county, must possess a registered license State License Board #: Phone: (850)487-1395 Website State Licensing Regulation (DBPR).

License board for standard trades: Dept. of Professional Regulation - Construction Industry Licensing Board - 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399-1039

Specialty Trades

Electrical: Department of Business and Professional Regulation Electrical Contractors' Licensing Board Northwood Centre 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850) 487-1395; Fax (850) 922-2918

Landscaping: Department of Business and Professional Regulation Board of Landscape Architecture Northwood Centre 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850) 487-1395; Fax (850) 922-2918

Asbestos: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Division of Professions Asbestos Licensing Unit 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850) 487-1395; Fax (850) 922-2918

Architects - Interior Design: Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation Division of Professions Board of Architecture and Interior Design 1940 North Monroe Street Tallahassee, FL 32399 (850) 487-1395; Fax (850) 922-2918

Revised 10/29/2018-amb

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1300 White St
Key West, FL 33040
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