All code cases in Monroe County are heard by a Special Magistrate. The Special Magistrate has the authority to subpoena witnesses and records, order rulings on violations, assess fines and order liens to be placed upon property.
Property owners cited by code compliance are given a reasonable amount of time to bring their property into compliance before the case is referred to the Speical Magistrate.
Monroe County Special Magistrate Rules of Procedure
The Monroe County Code Compliance Special Magistrate, in Section 8-30 shall have the power to adopt rules for the conduct of hearings. To read more: Rules Of Procedure.