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 our useful resources and links page to find out everything you need to know about the process and download necessary documents needed for your application.
NEW UPDATES TO THE SHORT TERM RENTAL ORDINANCE
On August 5, 2019, the Destin City Council approved a resolution to amend the current fee schedule based on gross square footage for Short Term Rentals.
On January 22, 2019, the Destin City Council approved an amendment to the short-term rental ordinance and the addendum can be found here: Addendum to Short Term Rental Ordinance
On June 18, 2018, the Destin City Council adopted the following changes to Chapter 13, Article 7 of the code of ordinances:
Fees for Registration
An additional fee of $25.00 will apply for paper applications. Any incomplete applications will result in rejection and a re-application fee of $25.00 will apply.
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Annual Registration Fees/Renewals
Zoning Districts permitting short-term rentals
View the Zoning Map to determine your location.