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City Rules and Regulations

Key Colony Beach Code Enforcement & Police Department - 305-289-1212
Emergency – 911
Non-emergency Dispatch - 305 289-2351
Report a Violation - Call or text the KCB tipline 305-432-0086 ext. 2
Verify a Vacation Rental - Call City Hall at 305-289-1212 ext. 2

Welcome to Key Colony Beach – the Gem of the Florida Keys. These rules are city ordinances or state statutes and will be strictly enforced. Violators will be fined and must come into immediate compliance. This document serves as formal notification of these regulations.

Eviction/Maximum Fine
It shall be unlawful for any person to make or continue, or cause to be made or continued, any excessive, disturbing, unnecessary or unusually loud noise, or any noise which annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of other persons within the city. (This includes, but is not limited to, the discharge of fireworks. Sparklers are permitted.) Applies 24/7. City Code 10-2,3 $250.00 per day
The vacation rental maximum occupancy load is 1 person per 200 square feet gross floor area (excluding garages, carports, screen rooms & storage areas) or 10 persons, whichever is less. The average duplex capacity is four people (children of all ages included). City Code 9-20,25
Examples: 1400sq. ft. usable/rental space = 7 persons 900sq. ft. usable/rental space = 4 persons
$500.00 per day
Garbage must be in cans with lids or heavy ply refuse bag securely tied or sealed. Refuse bags shall not be placed for collection before 4 pm on day preceding collection. Garbage cans shall not be placed out for collection before noon on day preceding collection and shall be removed from street to proper location within 24 hours. If not done, city personnel will place in proper location for a service fee each time. City Code 7-5,6,7 $50.00 per day
Littering is prohibited on land or into the water. City Code 7-12 $500.00 per day
City Street Speed Limit 25 mph. City Code 17-1 Per Florida Statutes
Animals at large are prohibited–all animals must be leashed. Animals are not permitted to defecate on other than pet owner’s property without immediate removal of defecation. Maximum of 2 pets permitted. City code 4-6,10 Animals running at Large - $100.00 per day

Removal of animal defecation - $50.00 per day

Only one recreational vehicle, boat, utility, personal watercraft trailer or trailer of any type may be parked within the property boundaries per dwelling unit. Owner of trailer must be owner/renter of property. (Temporary boat trailer parking MAY BE available in the designated area off 8th Street for a fee paid at City Hall.) City Code 5-80/6-59 $100.00 per day
A vehicle or trailer parked on a vacant lot must be registered in the name of the owner of the vacant lot. All other parking on the vacant lot is prohibited. LDR 101-55(3) City Code 5-80 $100.00 per day
Boat trailers, motorhomes, recreational vehicles, commercial vehicles, etc., may not extend over or be parked on any right-of-way. Right-of-way is 20ft. from the center line of the road (see survey stakes). Additional parking regulations apply to properties along the Causeway. City Code 5-82/LDR101-55 $100.00 per day
Every bicycle in use between sunset and sunrise shall be equipped with a white lamp on the front and a red lamp and reflector on the rear. F.S. 316.2065 (7) $64.25 per day
A bicycle rider or passenger who is under the age 16 years of age must wear a bicycle helmet. F.S. 316.2065(d) $64.25 per day
No vehicles, motorhomes, trailers, or campers may be used as a residence even for one night. LDR 101-55(3) $100.00 per day
Parking prohibited on 1st through 5th Streets and East Ocean Drive except with property owner permission. City Code 17-6 $50.00 per day
Living aboard a vessel is prohibited even for one night. City Code 5-15 $500.00 per day
Rafting of vessels prohibited. City Code 5-6 $250.00 per day
All watercraft must operate at IDLE SPEED/NO WAKE landward of the buoys located off the Atlantic Ocean and Vaca Cut shorelines and within all Key Colony Beach waterways. City Code 5-1 $250.00 per day
The overall boat length of any boat not to exceed the waterfront property lines available with the house. Overall boat length of a boat includes outboard motor in the tilt up position and pulpit and anchor. City Code 5-40 $200.00 per day
Diving and snorkeling prohibited 4 days prior to opening of mini-season until 10 days after opening of commercial season in navigable canals, marinas and within 300 feet of shoreline. City Code 5-11 $500.00 per day

Please click here for a PDF of the is document and the Renter Information Section that must be kept in the rental unit and available for inspection upon request of the Code Enforcement and/or Police Departments of the City of Key Colony Beach.  City Code 9-26