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Posted on: March 15, 2019

Beach Safety Tip

Child playing in the sand on the beach with water in the background

Take a picture of your child with your cell phone before heading to the beach or attending a large public event. This photo will assist public safety personnel find your child should you become separated from them. #ChildSafety

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City of Destin
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Destin’s Pay-to-Park Program Goes to $5 Flat Fee

Marler Street Parking sign and parking lot

Destin, Fla. – Beginning on Monday, March 25th, the City of Destin will begin charging a $5.00 flat fee per 24 hours for parking in the Destin Harbor District. The new rate, which was approved by City Council on March 4th, will go into effect at...

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City of Destin
Posted on: March 12, 2019

2019 Destin Library Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories

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Destin, Fla. – The Destin Library is currently looking for sponsors for its 2019 Summer Reading Program: A Universe of Stories. These sponsors would provide support, either monetary or in-kind, to help make the Summer Reading Program a positive ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Know Before You Go Beach Safety Tips

Photo of Beach Flag Warning System, Rip Current Information and City Ordinances

The City of Destin welcomes you to the beautiful Emerald Coast. Please take the time to educate yourself on our City ordinances, Beach Flag Warning System and Rip Currents. Enjoy and be safe.

City of Destin
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Destin Harbor Pump Ready for Operation

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Destin, Fla. – Did you know that Destin’s Harbor Pump System is capable of moving almost 50,000 gallons per minute? The Harbor in Destin, home of Florida’s largest commercial fishing fleet, is a functionally closed 240-acre w...

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Additional Info... City of Destin
Posted on: March 7, 2019

2018 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report

2018 annual report

Destin, Fla. – The 2018 City of Destin audit was approved by City Council on Monday, March 4th, 2019. To view the comprehensive annual financial report for 2018 please visit

http://www.cityofdestin.com/DocumentCenter/View/12130/2018-CAFR

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City of Destin
Posted on: March 4, 2019

4th Annual Destin Pooch Palooza

Destin Pooch Palooza logo

Destin, Fla. – The 4th Annual Destin Pooch Palooza will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at the Nancy Weidenhamer Dog Park located at 4100 Indian Bayou Trail. This is a great opportunity to come out and bring your four legged family membe...

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Additional Info... 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: February 13, 2019

Spring Break Letter from Okaloosa County Sheriff Larry Ashley

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Please review Sheriff Larry Ashley's spring break letter.

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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