The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in the Continental United States


Building Department

The City of Key West Building/Licensing Department consists of four divisions: Permitting, Plan Review, Inspections, and Floodplain Management. All divisions are committed to protecting the health, safety and welfare of our community. We continually strive to provide fair and equitable services to our customers through continued education and interpretation of Building Codes and Ordinances. 

The entire staff serves as representatives of the Department and provides a variety of information to the public pertaining to building procedures, licensing requirements, zoning issues and code compliance.

We are open for walk-in business and for telephone calls during the following hours: Monday through Friday 7:30 am to 4:00 pm. You may also email us at

Contact Us

Ronald Wampler
Ronald Wampler,
Chief Building Official
City Hall
1300 White St
Key West, FL 33040
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  • Business: (305) 809-3956
  • Staff Directory
  • Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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