Maya Thomas LLC, Broker
Maya Thomas LLC, Broker
Sellstate Island Properties
Cell: 305-522-1398

Utilities

SERVICE PROVIDER INFORMATION FOR NEWCOMERS

 

You must call the appropriate agency directly for services because they require your personal information, written approval and signature.  
 

 

ESTABLISHING SERVICE TO YOUR PROPERTY

 

WASTE MANAGEMENT

 

You can call Waste Management with your questions at (305) 296-8297.  Trash pick up costs are included in your property taxes.  Here is a link to the schedule for trash pick up and information about yard waste:  http://fl-monroecounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/8634  

 

 

1. ELECTRIC SERVICE
 

Lower Keys and Key West (West of the 7 Mile Bridge):
 

Keys Energy Service (305) 295-1000 - www.KeysEnergy.com
 

1. Key West: temporary office 927 Eaton Street (305) 295-1000
 

2. Big Pine Key: 13 Ships Way (305) 515-0333
 

Middle and Upper Keys (East of the 7 Mile Bridge):
 

Florida Keys Electric Cooperative - www.fkec.com
 

1. Marathon: 3421 Overseas Hwy, MM 48.8 (305) 743-5344
 

2. Tavernier: 91605 Overseas Hwy, MM 91.5 (305) 852-2431
 

Items you will need for electric service:
 

1. Visit the office BEFORE 3 pm for same day service
 

2. Driver’s license
 

3. Social security number
 

4. Deposit
 

5. If rental unit – bring a copy of the lease

 

 

2. WATER SERVICE

 

Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority (FKAA) - www.FKAA.com

 

Lower Keys: Key West: 1100 Kennedy Drive (305) 296-2454, Fax: 296-3346
 

Middle Keys: Marathon: 3200 Overseas Hwy (305) 743-0261/5409, Fax: 289-0170
 

Upper Keys: Tavernier: 91620 Overseas Hwy (305) 852-5441, Fax: 852-2300

Items you will need for water service:
 

1. On the day of closing, no sooner, and BEFORE 4 pm, have your attorney or title co. fax a copy of the deed to your property to FKAA to ensure water service that day
 

2. Driver’s license
 

3. Social security number
 

4. Deposit
 

5. If rental unit, bring a copy of the lease.  If purchase, bring a copy of the deed.


 

3. TELEPHONE SERVICE
 

BellSouth - www.BellSouth.com
 

1. Residential: 1-888-757-6500 or Business: 1-866-620-6000
 

2. It is helpful if you know the previous owner’s telephone number before calling

 

 

SERVICE PROVIDER INFO 
 

2 Location: Server/Users/Admin Info – All Users


 

4. GARBAGE SERVICE
 

Lower Keys and Key West
 

Waste Management Garbage Collection US Hwy 1, Stock Island (305) 296-8297
 

City of Marathon, Duck Key and Conch Key
 

Marathon: Marathon Garbage Service 4290 ½ Overseas Hwy (305) 743-5165
 

Upper Keys - Long Key, North and Key Largo
 

Keys Sanitary Service 300 Central Avenue (305) 451-2025

Islamorada
 

Onyx Waste Services - 2 N Blackwater Lane, Key Largo (305) 453-1700

 

 

5. CABLE TV SERVICE
 

Comcast – www.Comcast.com

(800) 266-2278

The Dish - www.GoDish.com

(855) 253-2369


 

6. INTERNET CONNECTION
 

AT&T (half the cost of Comcast if you bundle with mobile phone service) - www.ATT.com
 

Key West (305) 296-5007
 

Marathon (305) 743-5399
 

BellSouth - www.bellsouth.com (if you have an alarm system you need a land line)
 

(800) 757-6500
 

Comcast – www.Comcast.com
 

(800) 266-2278


 

ADDITIONAL HELPFUL SERVICES INFORMATION

 

POST OFFICES - MAIN BRANCH

 

Post Office locations:
 

1. Marathon: 5171 Overseas Hwy (305) 743-5238
 

2. Key Colony Beach: City Hall (305) 743-2249
 

3. Key West: 400 Whitehead St 1-800-ASK-USPS
 

4. Key Largo: 100100 Overseas Hwy (305) 743-2249
 

5. Long Key: 68340 US Hwy 1, Layton (305) 664-4112
 

6. Islamorada: 82803 Overseas Hwy (305) 664-4738
 

7. Tavernier: 91200 Overseas Hwy (305) 853-1230
 

8. Big Pine Key: 29959 Overseas Hwy (305) 872-2531***
 

9. Summerland Key: 24700 Overseas Hwy (305) 745-3391***
 

*** From 1994 to 1996 the Lower Keys began going through a transition from Rural Routes to regular street addresses for 911 purposes. Many mailboxes still have a Route Number and/or Box number on them. If you have any doubt call the Post Office to verify which address is correct. There are some houses where mail delivery has not been established with the Post Office.  Therefore, if there is no mailbox at the property you purchased go to the Post Office and obtain the instructions and specifications before you install a mailbox as they have some specific requirements. The Post Office will assign you your new address.


 

2. LOCAL HOSPITALS
 

 

Hospital locations:
 

1. Key West: Lower Keys Medical Center, 5900 College Rd (305) 294-5531
 

2. Marathon: Fisherman’s Hospital, 3301 Overseas Hwy (305) 743-5533
 

3. Tavernier: Mariners Hospital, MM 91 ½ (305) 852-4418
 

 

3. LIBRARIES
 

Monroe County Main Library Branch locations:

 

3 Location: Server/Users/Admin Info – All Users
 

1. Key West: 700 Fleming (305) 292-3595
 

2. Big Pine: 213 Key Deer Blvd (305) 872-0992
 

3. Marathon: 3251 Overseas Hwy (305) 743-5156
 

4. Key Largo: 101-4 Trade Winds Shopping Ctr (305) 451-2396
 

5. Islamorada: MM 81.5 on the Bay side (305) 664-4645
 

 

4. VEHICLE REGISTRATION
 

Monroe County Tax Collector’s Office - http://www.monroetaxcollector.com/

 

New residents must register their vehicles and obtain Florida license tags within 30 days of establishing legal residency or by the day they begin work in Florida or by the time they register their children in school.

Office locations:
 

1. Key West: 1200 Truman Ave (305) 295-5000
 

2. Big Pine: Big Pine Shopping Center (305) 295-5000
 

3. Marathon: 3101 Overseas Hwy, MM 48.5 (305) 295-5000
 

4. Key Largo: Trade Winds Plaza, MM 101.5 (305) 295-5000
 

5. Tavernier: 88700 Overseas Hwy (305) 295-5000
 

Items you will need:
 

1. Proof of vehicle ownership
 

2. Proof of insurance
 

3. Previous out-of-state title and registration
 

4. A state form that includes the vehicle registration number and odometer reading
 

5. Valid driver’s license and a second form of personal identification
 

6. The vehicle you are registering
 

 

5. BOAT REGISTRATION
 

Monroe County Tax Collector’s Office - - http://www.monroetaxcollector.com/

 

Registration is required on all boats with motors, regardless of size. A valid out-of-state registration of any pleasure craft is recognized for up to 90 days in Florida. After that, Florida registration is required. Fees vary according to the length of the boat.

 

Office locations:
 

1. Key West: 1200 Truman Ave (305) 295-5000
 

2. Big Pine: Big Pine Shopping Center (305) 295-5000
 

3. Marathon: 3101 Overseas Hwy, MM 48.5 (305) 295-5000
 

4. Key Largo: Trade Winds Plaza, MM 101.5 (305) 295-5000
 

5. Tavernier: 88700 Overseas Hwy (305) 295-5000
 

Items you will need:
 

1. Title and/or registration
 

2. Valid driver’s license and a second form of personal identification
 

 

6. OBTAINING A FLORIDA DRIVER’S LICENSE
 

Monroe County Tax Collector’s Office - - http://www.monroetaxcollector.com/

 


1. New residents are required to pass only a visual examination if they have a valid driver’s license from another state - an appointment is recommended
 

2. A new license costs $20 and is valid for 6 years; License renewal is $15; Replacement cost is $10
 

3. Drivers must be at least 16 years old to qualify for a driver’s license and 15 years old to get a restricted operators permit

 

Office locations:
 

1. Key West: 3439 S. Roosevelt Blvd (305) 293-6338
 

2. Big Pine: 201 Key Deer Blvd (305) 872-3652
 

3. Marathon: 3380 Overseas Hwy (305) 289-2306
 

4. Key Largo: Trade Winds Plaza, MM 101 (305) 853-3562

 

5. Location: Server/Users/Admin Info



Items to bring:
 

1. Your valid out-of-state driver’s license
 

2. 2nd form of personal identification

 

 

7. OBTAINING A FLORIDA VOTER REGISTRATION CARD
 

You may register at any bank or library in Monroe County or call the voter registration office in your community.

 

Office locations:

 

1. Key West: 3439 S. Roosevelt Blvd (305) 293-6338

 

2. Big Pine: 201 Key Deer Blvd (305) 872-3652

 

3. Marathon: 3380 Overseas Hwy, MM 48 (305) 289-2306

 

4. Key Largo: Trade Winds Plaza, MM 101 (305) 853-3562

 

 

8. SCHOOLS AND COLLEGES

 

1. Monroe County School District - www.monroe.k12.fl.us

Main Office, 241 Trumbo Road, Key West (305) 293-1400
 

2. Florida Keys Community College – http://www.fkcc.cc/

Main Office, Key West (305) 296-9081

 

 

9. FISHING AND HUNTING LICENSE INFORMATION

 

Licenses are available from Monroe County Tax Collector’s offices or substations ranging from bait shops to department stores such as Kmart. For further information, call:  Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (305) 289-2330

 

Monroe County Tax Collector’s Office locations - http://www.monroetaxcollector.com/
 

1. Key West: 3439 S. Roosevelt Blvd (305) 293-6338
 

2. Big Pine: 201 Key Deer Blvd (305) 872-3652
 

3. Marathon: 3380 Overseas Hwy (305) 289-2306
 

4. Key Largo: Trade Winds Plaza, MM 101 (305) 853-3562

 

 

10. CITY GOVERNMENT OFFICES

 

Local City Offices:

 

1. Marathon City Hall - http://www.ci.marathon.fl.us/ 10045-55 Overseas Hwy (305) 743-0033
 

2. Key West - http://www.keywestcity.com/ 525 Angela St (305) 293-292-8100

 

3. Key Colony Beach - http://www.keycolonybeach.net/ 600 W. Ocean Dr (305) 289-1212

 

4. Village of Islands Islamorada - http://www.islamorada.fl.us/ 87000 Overseas Hwy (305) 664-2345

 

5. Layton - PO Box 778 (305) 664-4667 (open Fridays)

 

 

11. COUNTY GOVERNMENT OFFICES

 

1. Monroe County Government Center http://www.co.monroe.fl.us/

Key West: 3140 Flagler Ave., (305) 292-4441

 

2. Monroe County Growth Management Division http://www.co.monroe.fl.us/

Marathon: 490 63rd Street, Suite 140, (305) 289-2517

 

A. Code Enforcement http://www.co.monroe.fl.us/

Lower Keys: Key West: 1100 Simonton St. Gato Building - Room 1-171 (305) 292-4495

Middle Keys: Marathon: Government Ctr, 2798 Overseas Hwy Ste 330 (305) 289-2810

Upper Keys: Tavernier: Plantation Key Gvt Ctr, 88820 Overseas Hwy (305) 852-7135

 

B. Planning and Environmental Resources http://www.co.monroe.fl.us/

Middle Keys: Marathon 2798 Overseas Highway Suite 400 (305) 289-2500

Upper Keys: Tavernier 88800 Overseas Highway (305) 852-7100

 

5 Location: Server/Users/Admin Info 

C. Building Department http://www.co.monroe.fl.us/

Lower Keys: Key West 5503 College Rd. Juvenile Justice Bldg, Rm 2030 (305) 295-3990

Middle Keys: Marathon 2798 Overseas Highway Suite 300 (305) 289-2501

Upper Keys: Tavernier 88800 Overseas Highway (305) 852-7100

 

3. Monroe County Clerk’s Office - http://www.clerk-of-the-court.com/

Lower Keys: Key West 500 Whitehead Street (305) 293-292-4441

Middle Keys: Marathon 3117 Overseas Hwy (305) 289-6027

Upper Keys: Plantation Key 88820 Overseas Hwy (305) 852-1469

 

4. Monroe County Property Appraiser - http://www.mcpafl.org/

Homestead Exemption: 

To qualify for homestead exemption for the first time, each person must have legal title to the property, as recorded in the official records of Monroe County, and who resides thereon and in good faith make the same his permanent residence, or the permanent residence of another or other legally or naturally dependent upon such person. Each person must reside on the

property, have legal title and provide proof of residency as of January 1st of the year that they are applying. Property Owners can pre-file for homestead exemption.  The deadline for filing for the upcoming tax year is March 1.

 

Lower Keys: Key West - Old Courthouse 500 Whitehead St - rear of bldg: (305) 292-3420
 

Middle Keys: Marathon Gov’t Center MM 48, 2798 Overseas Hwy Suite 310: (305) 289-2550
 

Upper Keys: Plantation Key - Jerry Ellis Building MM 88.7 Tavernier: (305) 852-7130

 

Bring the following documents to prove ownership and Florida residency dated prior to January 1st of the year in which you plan to file:

 

1. Deed as recorded in the Official Records of Monroe County

 

2. Voter Registration Card or Declaration of Domicile

 

3. Florida driver’s license

 

4. Florida vehicle registration

 

5. Social Security number

 

6. Mobile home owners must bring the title(s) or registration(s) for the mobile home

 


 

When filing for a homestead exemption, additional information will be requested from you:

 

1. Address on last income tax return
 

2. Current employer(s) of owners
 

3. Date of each owner’s permanent Florida residence
 

4. Date of occupancy
 

5. Exemptions filed last year (yes/no)
 

6. Present address of co-owner not residing on property
 


 

12. STATE GOVERNMENT

 

State of Florida Government - http://www.state.fl.us/

 


13. LAW ENFORCEMENT

 

1. Monroe County Sheriff's Office - http://www.keysso.net/

 

1-800-273-COPS
 

Lower Keys:
 

Key West - 5525 College Road (305) 292-7000
 

Cudjoe Key - Freeman Substation 20950 Overseas Highway (305) 745-3184

6 Location: Server/Users/Admin Info – All Users
 

Middle Keys: Marathon Substation 3103 Overseas Highway (305) 289-2430

Upper Keys:
 

Islamorada - Islamorada Sheriffs District 87000 Overseas Highway (305) 853-7021
 

Tavernier - Spottswood Substation, Plantation Key 88770 Overseas Highway (305) 853-3211
 


 

2. City Police Departments
 

Key West: 1604 N. Roosevelt Blvd (305) 292-8200
 

Key Colony Beach: 600 W. Ocean Dr (305) 289-1212

 

 

3. Florida Highway Patrol
 

1-800-240-0453, Statewide cell number: *FHP

 

 

4. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
 

1-888-404-FWCC

 

 

14. KEYS AIRPORTS
 

Local airports:
 

1. Marathon: (305) 743-2155

 

2. Key West International Airport: (305) 296-5439

 

 

15. LOCAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OFFICES

 

Local Chamber Offices:

 

1. Greater Marathon Chamber: (305) 743-5417
 

2. Greater Key West Chamber: (305) 292-2587
 

3. Key Largo Chamber: (305) 451-1414
 

4. Islamorada Chamber: (305) 664-4503
 

5. Big Pine – Lower Keys Chamber: (305) 872-2411
 

 

16. HURRICANE AND SEVERE WEATHER PREPARATION INFO

Contact:

 

1. Monroe County Emergency Management
 

490 63rd Street Ocean, Suite 150 Marathon: (305) 289-6018, 1-800-427-8340

 

2. National Hurricane Center - http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/aboutnhc.shtml
 

3. For up-to-date emergency and weather related information tune into:
 

a. Local radio
 

b. Cable TV, channel 16 and 52
 

c. NOAA weather radio:
 

162.550 – Miami 162.400 – Key West 162.450 – Islamorada
 

4. Check your local BellSouth Real Yellow Pages phone book in the Community Information section for more detailed information on hurricane/severe weather preparedness.

 

17. NEWSPAPERS
 

Office Locations:

 

1. The Florida Keys Keynoter: 3015 Overseas Hwy, Marathon: (305) 743-5551
 

2. The Key West Keynoter: 2720-A N. Roosevelt Key West: (305) 296-6989
 

3. The Key West Citizen: 3420 Northside Dr, Key West; in Key West call (305) 292-7777 ext 3, in Marathon call (305) 743-8766

 

4. KeysNews.com: Florida Keys only daily online news
 

5. The Independent: 103400 Overseas Hwy, Suite #201-202: (305) 451-1887
 

6. Key Largo Free Press81549 Old Hwy Islamorada: (305) 664-2266
 

7. Upper Keys Times: 101411 Overseas Hwy, Key Largo: (305) 453-5454
 

8. The Key Largo/Tavernier & Marathon Weekly: 5409 Overseas Hwy, Nr. 343 Marathon: (305) 743-0844
 

 

9. The Reporter /Keynoter: 91655 Overseas Hwy, Tavernier: (305) 852-3216

 

17. CLEANING SERVICE

Ever Glow
Monika Perznam
(305) 879-5958

PerzyNam72@gmail.com

Jana Ruzickova-LaChase
Amazing Cleaning of Key West
(305) 5878932

AmazingKW@hotmail.com

Margaret (Maggie) Rudman
Healthy Home​
(305) 849-4523


Evergreen Cleaning
(305) 879-3336

Reliable Cleaning
(305) 294-0539


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