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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Code Compliance Officers Rescue Distressed Swimmers

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On Thursday, September 12, 2019, at approximately 1:45 p.m., while patrolling the beach near the Okaloosa/Walton County line, Beach Compliance Officer Murray Casey noticed a woman in the Gulf of Mexico in distress. She was on a float and having a difficul...

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City of Destin
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Friends Guild Programs This Fall at the Destin Library

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The Friends Guild of the Destin Library is looking forward to having you join them for programs they are hosting this fall. Drawing from our local residents, they have both informative and interesting topics for everyone to enjoy.

On Tuesday, September 10 ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 26, 2019

City of Destin’s 13th Annual Holiday Craft Show

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The City of Destin’s 13th Annual Holiday Craft Show will be held at the Destin Community Center on Friday, November 15th from 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. and Saturday, November 16th from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. There will be hand-crafted jewe...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 23, 2019

Short Term Rental Application, Review Process, and Fee Schedule Available Online

Destin, Fla. – On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Destin City Council approved an amendment to the short-term rental ordinance that limits the number of overnight occupants of each short-term rental home in the city to two people per bedroom, plus an addit...

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City of Destin
Posted on: August 13, 2019

New Fax and Printing Services at the Destin Library

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Destin, Fla. – In response to numerous requests, the Destin Library now offers faxing and wireless printing services at their circulation desk. These services are available to everyone, no library card required. Fax costs are $1.00 a page for a ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: July 3, 2019

City of Destin 2020 Business Tax Receipt Renewal Period

Destin, Fla. The 2020 local Business Tax Receipt renewal period began July 1. Businesses MUST renew their business tax receipts by September 30, 2019, to avoid late fees.

To renew your local Business Tax Receipt by mail, send checks to...

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City of Destin
Posted on: June 11, 2019

City of Destin Launches Nextdoor to Boost Neighborhood Communication

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Destin, Fla. – The City of Destin is now partnering with Nextdoor, which is a free government interface to communicate with the neighborhoods we serve. As part of the city’s initiative to build stronger communities, improve quality of ...
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City of Destin
Posted on: May 29, 2019

City of Destin 2019 Hurricane Information Guide is now available

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Destin, Fla. – Hurricane season begins June 1 and ends November 30. The 2019 City of Destin Hurricane Guide is now available on the City of Destin website and City of Destin Government Facebook page. This guide is designed to provide valuable in...

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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Local Mitigation Strategy Benefiting Destin

DESTIN, Fla. – Each year Okaloosa County, with input from all participating municipalities, provides the Florida Division of Emergency Management an update on the status of the adopted 2016 Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS). These updates...

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City of Destin
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Short-Term Rental Application, Forms and FAQ’s Available Online

Destin, Fla. – On Tuesday, January 22nd, the City of Destin adopted an ordinance that limits the number of overnight occupants of each short-term rental home in the city to two people per bedroom, plus an additional four people, with an overall ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: January 23, 2019

Code Compliance Unveils After-Hours Citizen Contact Number

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Destin, Fla. – City of Destin Code Compliance Officers protect the public’s well-being and enhance the quality of life by enforcing the city’s health, safety, zoning and sanitation codes. Citizens can now report concerns afte...

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City of Destin

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