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Right of Way Use Permits
Right of Way Use Permits

Right of way use permits are required for any work performed on County rights of way, including the construction of driveway connections, installation of underground utilities, construction of drainage structures, construction of sidewalks and landscaping.

Right of way use permits are governed by the Monroe County Code of Ordinances, Chapter 19, Section 31.

Application Process

All right of way use permit applications must be received and approved by the Engineering Services Department prior to any work being performed on County rights of way. The Engineering Services Department has 14 days to review a submitted permit application. Please follow the instructions as show on the first page of the application.


Driveway Connection Permits

The following documents are resources for construction of commercial and residential driveway connections:


Other Document Resources

  • Landscaping Detail
  • Sidewalk Detail
  • Trench and Pavement Restoration Detail
  • Fee Schedule

For More Information

For more information about Driveway Connection Permits or Right of Way Use Permits, please contact the Engineering Services Department at 305-292-4427.

For information about any other building related permits (including roofing, window and sewer connections), please contact the Building Department at 305-295-3990 for the Lower Keys, 305-289-2501 for the Middle Keys and 305-453-8800 for the Upper Keys.


Monroe County
1100 Simonton Street
Key West FL, 33040