Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS)
Marine & Beach Management
The City of Destin recognizes that the unregulated rental of
single-family dwelling units
by seasonal residents uniquely impacts certain neighborhoods within the city. Therefore, it is necessary and in the interest of the public health, safety and welfare to monitor and provide reasonable means for the citizens of Destin to mitigate impacts created by such rental of single-family dwelling units within the city limits. View the city
ordinance regulating short-term rentals
. Also, see the
ordinance regulating long-term rentals
Apply online through our NEW PORTAL
Short-term Rental Application
Long-term Rental Application
"I am not renting my home" - Opt Out from future notices
Did you receive the following notice?
Annual Registration Fees/Renewals
(Expires March 1. Late fees assessed April 30
(Expires May 1. Late fees assessed June 30)
Zoning Districts permitting short-term rentals
to determine your location.
Business Tax Receipt
for Short Term Rental.
to Business Tax Receipt (if required)
Why do I need to complete the short term rental application?
Where can I find all the required information?
Why do I need to obtain a Florida license, business tax receipt and Florida tax ID?
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