Zoning is used to regulate the type of land uses (such as open space, residential, agricultural, commercial or industrial), allowable on particular lots or parcels the densities at which those activities can be performed (from low-density housing such as single family homes to high-density such as high-rise apartment buildings), the height of buildings, the amount of space structures may occupy, the location of a building on the lot (setbacks), the proportions of the types of space on a lot, such as how much landscaped space, impervious surface, traffic lanes, and whether or not parking is provided.


The City of Destin has adopted 27 different Zoning districts to regulate development. The complete list of each zoning designation can be found below along with links to a summary sheet for each one.

Zoning Fact Sheets