Monroe County has five elected Constitutional Officers:
The Monroe County Property Appraiser Opens a New Window. is responsible for identifying, locating, and fairly valuing all property, both real and personal, within the county for tax purposes.
The Monroe County Tax Collector Opens a New Window. is an agent for various state and local government agencies, for the collection of revenue and public funding.
The Monroe County Supervisor of Elections Opens a New Window. runs elections in Monroe County and provides voting information.
The Monroe County Sheriff's Office Opens a New Window. provides law enforcement service to all of the Florida Keys, which include approximately 112 miles of islands branching off the Southern tip of Florida. (The City of Key West also has its own Police Department).
The Monroe County Clerk of Court Opens a New Window. is the official recorder of all instruments such as: deeds, leases, bills of sale, agreements, mortgages, judgments, claims of lien, satisfactions, certificates of discharge, from military service, required or authorized by law to be recorded. All traffic citations, parking tickets, and marine patrol civil infractions are handled by traffic division. Circuit and County Court records are maintained by the Clerk. As well as Marriage licenses, passports, child support payments, bonds, and other document filings.