Constitutional Offices

Monroe County Clerk of Courts

Monroe County Clerk of Courts and Comptroller, Kevin Madok, is announcing that, as of 3 p.m., March 20, 2020, public walk-in services to all three offices will be suspended for the next 30 days. This directive will be reassessed in two weeks.

All normal Clerk operations, except for marriage licenses and ceremonies, will continue uninterrupted. Those members of the public wishing to conduct other business at our offices may continue to do so. Drop boxes for documents will be provided in our outer lobbies.

The Clerk will continue to perform normal duties but encourages the public to conduct business using available on-line services where possible.

The three Monroe County courthouses in Key West, Marathon, and Plantation Key are closed to the general public. Some proceedings can continue electronically -- telephones, video conferencing -- through April 17. 

Jury trials are and selection are suspended at least until March 27. 

Tax Collector

Monroe County Tax Collector offices are closed to public walk-in services for the next 30 days. The office will continue to perform the statutory duties and serve the public via online services and phones during normal business hours. All normal Tax Collector operations, except Driver License testing, and Concealed Weapons will continue either by phone, email, or online. Drop boxes will be provided to each office.

  • (305) 295-5000 Key West
  • (305) 293-6339 Key West Driver License Office
  • (305) 289-6034 Marathon
  • (305) 852-7150 Plantation
  • (305) 853-3562 Key Largo Driver License Office

The Department of Revenue issued an emergency order to extend the final due date for property tax payments for the 2019 tax year for all 67 counties.

Property tax is normally due by March 31 in the year following the year the taxes are assessed. The Department waives the due date so that payments remitted by April 15, 2020, for the 2019 tax year will be considered timely paid.

Public Defender’s Offices

The Public Defender’s Offices will be closed to visitors until further notice. If you have an upcoming court date, clients are encouraged to call our office and contact your attorney. Limited staff will be working at the office and the majority of the staff will be working from home. Clients needing additional information, please call or email. 

Mosquito Control District

The three facilities in Key Largo, Marathon, and Key West will be closed to the general public. Ground inspectors will continue to check for mosquito larvae around residences and businesses but have been instructed to wear appropriate personal protective equipment and to maintain an adequate ‘social distance’ from members of the public they encounter. All aviation staff will remain mission ready to respond to any public health or nuisance threat. If you have questions, please call or email.