The City of Key West, Florida

The Southernmost City in the Continental United States


HARC Commission Meetings

All visual presentations for agenda items must be received by the clerk (24) twenty-four hours prior to the meeting. Please contact the City Clerk's Office at (305) 809-3831.

Meeting Info

Meetings are generally held on the fourth (4th) Tuesday of every month at Key West City Hall, 1300 White Street, at 5:30 pm.

  • Agendas, Packages, and Minutes for each HARC meeting can be accessed on Legistar.


What Projects Need HARC Commission Review?

Large projects, such as additions, new construction, elevation of existing buildings, primary façade changes, and demolition, will need to be reviewed by the HARC Commission. Also, projects that do not comply with the HARC Guidelines and ordinances cannot be staff approved and will also need to be reviewed by the HARC Commission.


How To Apply

Applications should be submitted at 1300 White Street to the HARC/Tree Administrative Assistant, who is located on the right side of the large counter by the parking lot entrance. All documents should also be sent digitally to

  • Pre-Application Meeting: Large projects that need HARC Commission Review require a pre-application meeting with HARC staff. To schedule a pre-application meeting, please email
  • Application: A HARC Major Projects Application is required for these types of projects.
  • Demolition: If the project includes structural demolition, then please fill out and attach the Demolition Appendix. Owner signature is required.
  • Checklist: Please check the HARC Major Projects Checklist before submitting the application.
  • Fees: For information on HARC fees, click here.

For more information on Certificates of Appropriateness, please go to the How to Apply Page.


Public Comments

If you would like to make a public comment about a project, please email the comments to HARC staff at Make sure to include the property address in the subject line. Public comments should be sent by Monday, 10 a.m., the day before the HARC Commission Meeting when the item is to be heard. This is to ensure time for the HARC Commissioners to review the comments. Public comments can also be made in person at the meeting.


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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