Monroe County & the City of Key West
This service is billed on the property owner's annual tax bill. See below for your trash / recycling / yard waste collection day.
New residents need to connect electricity, water, telephone services, and cable. Finding the appropriate numbers, branch locations, and being prepared for sign-up requirements can be tough. Here is a guide to help you get comfortable.
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Comcast provides cable television & internet to the Keys. Basic cable (12 channels) costs $13 a month, and there is a $28 installation fee. The standard cable plan (65 channels) costs about $40 a month, with a $28 installation fee. Comcast also has digital packages available.
AT&T provides local telephone service in the Keys. If you would prefer to use a cell phone, you can contact several companies for service: Sprint, AT&T Wireless, T-Mobile, MetroPCS, or Verizon Wireless.
The Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority provides water service to everyone living in the Keys. Its offices are open from 8:15A to 4:45P Monday through Friday. Property owners must show a deed or tax bill for service. Florida Keys Aqueduct Authority customers pay a base fee - usually $10. Homeowners that use up to 6,000 gallons a month pay $4.14 per 1,000 gallons. Customers who use more than 6,000 gallons of water, but less than 12,000 gallons, pay $6.06 per 1,000 gallons. After that, the rate goes up to $6.81 per 1,000 gallons of water use.
City Electric is open from 8A - 5P, Monday through Friday, except Wednesday when it opens at 9A and closes at 5P. New customers pay a deposit of $125 by cash or check and a $15 service charge. Prior customers pay $75 with good payment history. Customers must show a rent receipt, lease agreement, or copy of the deed. Identification is required. Business accounts require a two month deposit based upon electricity usage.
AT&T Residential 1-800-288-2020
AT&T Business 1-866-620-6000