The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in the Continental United States

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the permitted days and hours for construction work?

Commercial construction, demolition, drilling, or reasonably similar activities are limited to the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. No exceptions contained in this subsection shall apply on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Domestic power tools sound levels produced from any hand-powered or mechanically powered saw, sander, drill, grinder, lawn/garden tool or reasonably similar tools must occur only between 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, and 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday only.

I have an after-hours complaint, what should I do?

The office is closed on weekends. However, there are officers working 8 am until 12 am Wednesday through Sunday. You can report a violation on this website.  Click the Citizens Action Line on the right side of the home screen. Click on "Submit a Request" and then click on "Code Violation". If you need to contact a compliance officer, you can call the Key West Police Department's non-emergency number, (305) 809-1000 to request a compliance officer return your call.

Can I store my boat, trailer or RV on the street?

No. They must be parked and/or stored on your property with no part of the boat, trailer or RV extending into a public right-of-way or an adjoining property.

I am a renter. I am having issues with my landlord maintaining the interior or my dwelling. What can I do?

Tthis is a civil matter and the City of Key West does not have any laws pertaining to tenant-landlord agreements.



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