Residential Rentals

The City of Destin recognizes that the unregulated rental of single-family dwelling units by seasonal residents uniquely impacts certain neighborhoods within the city. Therefore, it is necessary and in the interest of the public health, safety and welfare to monitor and provide reasonable means for the citizens of Destin to mitigate impacts created by such rental of single-family dwelling units within the city limits. View the city ordinance regulating short-term rentals. Also, see the ordinance regulating long-term rentals.


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Short-term Rental Application Chapter 13, Article VI
An additional fee of $25.00 will apply for paper applications. Any incomplete applications will result in rejection and a re-application fee of $25.00 will apply.

OR

Long-term Rental Application Chapter 13, Article VII

"I am not renting my home" - Opt Out from future notices for the current year HERE

 

Annual Registration Fees/Renewals


Short-term: $200.00 (Expires January 1. Late fees assessed June 1)
Long-term: $50.00 (Expires May 1. Late fees assessed June 30)

Zoning Districts permitting short-term rentals


BRMU
CBN
CBR
CL
CMU
GRMU
HDR
HIMU
LDR-HI
MDR-HI
NHMU
ROI-TD
SHMU

View the Zoning Map to determine your location.