Community Development Department

Mission


To serve as a communication channel among all divisions of the department and to improve key internal processes to deliver quality customer service.

The Community Development Department provides building, permitting and planning / development services in a professional and friendly manner to enhance and protect the quality of life, sense of community, well-being and prosperity of the city’s residents, businesses and visitors.

The Community Development Department assists with ensuring construction and development activities comply with the latest building codes, the City’s Land Development Code, and the City’s Comprehensive Plan. 

The Department of Engineering is a division of community development and ensures the public health, safety and welfare by applying broad-based engineering and transportation principles to city projects. 


Contact Us (850) 654-1119

Louis Zunguze- Community Development Director
lzunguze@cityofdestin.com

Cindy Runyon- Community Development Administrative Asst. 
crunyon@cityofdestin.com