On the Monroe County website home page (www.monroecounty-fl.gov): Put cursor over word “Departments” so a
drop down box appears.
Move cursor to Planning & Environmental Resources (do not
click) another drop down box will appear, move cursor to GIS box, another drop down box
will appear – click
on GIS WEB Application (GIS
Web Map Application). Bookmark page for future use.
When a map appears, click inside the search box on the
top left corner of screen. Enter number (RE
Number format: 00000000-000000 or AK Number format: 0000000) and click “search button” or
the “Enter” key on your keyboard.
An aerial view of the property will appear along
with an Info Window containing basic information about the property. On the right side of page in box labelled GIS
Layers under “Operational Layers” is a box labelled “Planning_Env.” Click on
the small gray arrow to the left of the box (see below picture) to enable the
Below the ‘Planning_Env’ box is the list of available Map Layers. All map layers are
‘Scale-Dependent’ – they are disabled (grayed-out) beyond a certain map scale.
‘Zooming-in’ (use + or – signs at top left corner of screen) on the map frame
will enable/activate the layers. Each layer can be individually toggled
(checking the layer’s box) to display in the map frame.
Clicking on the small gray arrow will expand that layer’s
legend (color-coded symbols).
MILE MARKERS: Displays US 1 Mile Markers as lime
green squares (may have to zoom-out in order for the marker to appear).
MONROE COUNTY PARCELS: Adds
black outline of parcel boundaries to map frame.
TIER OVERLAY DISTRICT: Displays
the Tier designation. Click small gray arrow to view the color-coded Tier
MONROE COUNTY LUD (Zoning): Displays Land Use (Zoning) District. Click
small gray arrow to expand the color-coded legend for the layer.
MONROE COUNTY FUTURE LAND USE (FLUM): Displays Future Land Use Map designations.
FEMA FLOOD ZONES: Displays Flood Hazard Zone
boundaries and Flood Hazard Zone labels.
LAND COVER HABITAT (2009): Displays Land Cover Habitat map layer
(Vegetative and Development categories).
BASEMAP GALLERY TOOL: Toggles a variety of basemaps –
‘Imagery’ is the default
To review the Monroe County Comprehensive Plan (Land uses, density/intensity for future land use designation, level of service standards, habitat policies, etc.) click here.
To review the Land Development Code (density, setbacks, open space, clearing limits, parking requirements, etc.) or the Code of Ordinances (building code, public assembly permits, etc.), go to the Municode website (www.municode.com). Click on the red “Library” box, select Florida, scroll down to “M” and select Monroe County. On next webpage, select either Code of Ordinances, Comprehensive Plan or Land Development Code. The search box is in the middle of page close to top.
Links to information typically requested:
Monroe County Land Development Code
Permitted Uses and Density/Intensity Standards by Zoning District
Setback Requirements by Zoning District
Shoreline Setback Requirements
Vacation Rental Requirements
Planning & Environmental Resources Department Forms and Applications
If you have further
questions, please contact the Monroe County Planning & Environmental
Resources Department at (305) 289-2500.
Note: You can search the
Property Appraiser’s webpage with a property address or a name to obtain the
“RE number” or “AK number” to use in the GIS WEB Application.