Special Magistrate

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. 

COVID-19 Update

Due to COVID-19, 2021 Special Magistrate Hearings will be conducted via Zoom Webinar until further notice. Contact Nicole Petrick at Petrick-Nicole@monroecounty-fl.gov or call 305-289-2810 for the link and/or phone invitation (specific to each hearing date).

For more information on COVID-19 procedures click here.

Notice of Appearance for Attorneys Only 

Duplication Request Form

  1. Nicole Petrick

    Phone: 305-289-2509

SM Hearings

2021 Meeting Schedule

Monroe County Government Center - VIA ZOOM WEBINAR

2798 Overseas Hwy., Marathon, Florida, 33050
Second Floor

Time: 9 a.m.


Agendas are available prior to meetings.

Most Recent Agenda (02/25/21)

February 25 2021 Zoom Webinar Instructions