Community Development Department


The Community Development Department provides building, code enforcement, 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 while also maintaining enforcement of city ordinances and regulations.

Contact Us (850) 837-4242

If you have questions or concerns with building construction permitting, remodeling, opening a business in Destin, code enforcement issues (noise, illegal dumping, illegal parking), zoning or development proposals.

Quarterly News

The Community Development Department sends quarterly news updates to subscribers. Go here to subscribe to receive this information via email.