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Posted on: November 26, 2019

Food-for-Fines Program at the Destin Library

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Destin, Fla. – For the last 15 years library patrons have brought in food items to the Destin Library to pay off their overdue fines and in turn support a local charity. Now through January 5th, 2020, the Destin Library will be accepting non-per...

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City of Destin
Posted on: November 25, 2019

2019 Christmas Outdoor Decorating Contest

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Destin, Fla. – The City of Destin’s Holiday Committee will be forming to survey and select the best Christmas holiday decorations in six major categories:Best Decorated Home: This will include single homes, duplexes (best side), mobile...

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City of Destin
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Challenge Me! A Logic Program for Children

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Destin, Fla. – The Destin Library is offering a logic program for children to build upon their thinking skills. Children ages 8 thru 11 will have the opportunity to work with library staff on fun logic games and learn how to play Sodoku. The program runs ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Are you interested in volunteering with the City of Destin?

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The City of Destin needs interested and qualified residents to serve on the following boards and committees:  Board of Adjustment, Local Planning Agency, Public Works and Safety, and Town Center Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee. ...

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City of Destin
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Destin Library Kids Classics Club: A Christmas Carol

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Destin, Fla. – The featured book for the Kids Classics Club for December is Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol. Children in grades 3rd thru 5th are invited to join Destin Youth Services Librarian, Laura Harris, on Thursday, December 5t...

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City of Destin
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Destin Library Offers Early Readiness Program

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Destin, Fla. – The Destin Library is hosting an early readiness program on Thursdays in December for cuddlers and toddlers. The program is geared towards 18 months to 3 years of age for story time. Children will learn the beginnings of sitting a...

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City of Destin
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Celebrate the Holiday Season with the City of Destin

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Destin, Fla. – Join us for the City of Destin’s 33rd Annual Christmas Tree Lighting which will take place outside at the Destin Community Center on Thursday, December 5th, 2019, at 6 p.m. Local choruses and musical groups will be provi...

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City of Destin
Posted on: October 8, 2019

City of Destin Community Development Department

Community Development Department will be closed on Fridays effective October 11, 2019

Effective Friday, October 11, 2019, the City of Destin Community Development Department (Building, Permits & Planning) will be closed to the public on Fridays. If you need assistance from these departments please call 850.654.1119.

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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: 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: 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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