Electrical service is provided by the Florida Keys Electric Co-op - a member-owned utility. When you connect (or have billing transferred to your name), deposit and other information is required. As a Co-operative (member-owned), power is purchased at reduced rates from the mainland and enjoys a relatively lower rate than elsewhere in Florida. The Co-op’s main office is located in Tavernier (MM 91.5) at 91605 Overseas Highway, and can be reached at 305-852-2431.
In Monroe County, the County Government has issued franchises for solid waste (household and commercial) pick-up. You (or your landlord) are billed annually with county taxes for service. Your household entitlement consists of: 2 household garbage pick-ups per week; 1 pick-up per week of yard trash and recycles, and an on-call pick-up of household "white goods" (sofas, refrigerators, etc). Key's Sanitary Service can be reached at 305-451-2025.