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Planning & Environmental Resources
Mission
The Monroe County Planning and Environmental Resources Department is to foster sustainable, quality development in the county while conserving and promoting stewardship of the county's fragile environment and the unique character of its diverse island communities.

Responsibilities
The Monroe County Planning & Environmental Resources Department is responsible for the administration of the adopted Monroe County Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations. The Department processes amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Regulations. Additionally, the department reviews development proposals for compliance with the Comprehensive Plan and land development regulations, including environmental compliance. The functions of this department are implemented by the following offices:

  • Comprehensive Planning
  • Current Planning
  • Environmental Resources
  • Marine Resources

Projects
The Planning & Environmental Resources Department is currently working on an update to the Comprehensive Plan update and is working with Monroe County communities to prepare Livable Communikeys Master Plan. The Overseas Heritage Trail, scenic highways, and Historic Preservation are additional department projects.

Contact
Mayte Santamaria
Senior Director
Email

Marathon
2798 Overseas Hwy.
Suite 400
Marathon, FL 33050
Ph: (305) 289-2500
Fx: (305) 289-2536

Upper Keys
Murray Nelson Government & Cultural Center
102050 Overseas Hwy
Key Largo, FL 33037
Ph: (305) 453-8800
Fx: (305) 453-8810

Hours
Monday-Friday
8:00am-5:00pm

Planning Counter Hours
Monday-Friday
8:30am-3:00pm



Monroe County
1100 Simonton Street
Key West FL, 33040