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Walton County Special Event Application/Permit Beach Code Enforcement
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On February 17th, the BCC passed Resolution 2017-6 which set the fees for special events. The following fees will be charged per event: $50.00 for less than 10 people $150.00 for 10 to 30 people $250.00 for 31 to 50 people $500.00 for 51 to 75 people $1,000.00 for 76+ people -------- Annual Special Event Permits: Developments with commercial entitlements shall submit a calendar of events for the calendar year and be subject to a fee of $1,000.00 per calendar year. Annual Special Event Permits are valid beginning February 1st and expire February 1st of each year.
Please complete the following information for your Activity, Event or Wedding
Name of Activity/Event/Wedding
Name of Applicant
Start and End Times
Set-up can only begin 1-hour before event time, and take down must be completed within 1 hour of the conclusion of the event. Permits will not be issued for events beginning prior to 8:00am. Regarding late evening events, all items must be removed, from the beach, by midnight.
Day of the Week
Event Start Time
Event End Time
Please provide information for your event, activity or wedding. +++Special Event Permit Authorization OR Rental Agreement will be required prior to approval of Special Event Permit.
Beach Access Name and Number
***Private Access - See Address Below and Special Event Permit Authorization is required.
Andalusia NBA #20+++
Azalea/Camelia NBA #23+++
Blue Lake Road NBA #33 (Small Events Only)
Blue Mountain RBA #36 (Small Events Only - No more than 50 attendees)
Campbell Street NBA #15+++
Dogwood/Thyme NBA #29+++
Dothan Avenue NBA #19+++
Dune Allen/Ft. Panic RBA - ADA Accessible #43
Eastern Lake NBA #10
Ed Walline RBA - ADA Accessible #39
Gardenia NBA #22+++
Geronimo NBA #48+++
Grayton Dunes RBA - ADA Accessible #31
Greenwood NBA #21+++
Gulf Point Road NBA #35 (Small Events Only)
Gulfview Heights RBA #37
Hickory NBA #28+++
Highway 395 NBA #25+++
Holly NBA #24+++
Inlet Beach RBA - ADA Accessible #2A (East)
Inlet Beach RBA - ADA Accessible #2B (Central)
Inlet Beach RBA - ADA Accessible #2C (West)
Lake Causeway NBA #41 (Small Events Only)
Live Oak NBA #27+++
Lupine NBA #1+++
Miramar Beach RBA #49A (East)
Miramar Beach RBA #49B (Central)
Miramar Beach RBA #49C (West)
Nightcap Street NBA #26+++
Norwood Drive NBA #47 (Small Events Only)
One Seagrove NBA #13+++
Open Gulf NBA #46+++
Palms of Dune Allen NBA #40 (Small Events Only)
Pelayo NBA #16 (Small Events Only)
Phillips Inlet Beach NBA #1A
Ramsgate NBA #11+++
San Juan NBA #18
Sand Trap Road NBA #45 (Small Events Only)
Santa Clara RBA - ADA Accessible #17
Seagrade Road NBA#34 (Small Events Only)
Shell Seekers Cove NBA #38A (No Parking)
Spooky Lane NBA #38+++
Sugar Dunes NBA - ADA Accessible #9 (Small Events Only) +++
Van Ness Butler Jr. RBA #30
Wall Street NBA #3
West Allen Loop NBA #42
Walton Dunes NBA #8
Winston Lane NBA #4 (Small Events Only) +++
***Private Location Address
Anticipated Number of Attendees
Events of 100 people will require an event sponsor to provide security. Contact the Walton County Sheriff’s Office at email@example.com or 850-892-8186 for security per the Walton County ordinance.
Description of Event
Vendor(s) of Event - (For Individual Event Permits) *Write 'None' if no vendors are supplying service.
Vendor Phone Number
List of Approved Subcontractors (For Vendor Sponsored Special Event Permits). * Write “None” if no vendors are supplying service.
Describe Parking Availability of Plans
A Bonfire Permit will be required for bonfires/candles/tiki torches or any open flame. Bonfire Permit required 5-7 days before event. Contact South Walton Fire District at firstname.lastname@example.org or 850-267-1298.
Enter Number of Tents
Size of Tent(s)
Tents, for Special Events, are restricted to 10’x10’, with the exception of Inlet Beach, Ed Walline, Dune Allen/Ft. Panic, Santa Clara and Miramar Beach Regional Beach Accesses, which are restricted to 20’x40’. Tents are to be noted on the Special Event Permit to be permissible.
Enter Number of Chairs
Enter Number of Tables
Please select the appropriate answer for your event or activity. Please list items such as generators, lighting, dance floors, large tents or stages. Applicants may be required to obtain an FDEP (Florida Department of Environmental Protection) Permit for those particular items. Please contact Reginald Bradly at 850-595-8300 or obtain permit online.
Music - Live or Recorded
Music - Live
Music - Recorded
Please select the appropriate answer for your event or activity
Agreement of Understanding
Special Event Permit as per Walton County Ordinance 2018-01: (1) Any use, activity, or event conducted or promoted on the beach that would constitute a violation of any provision of this article or any rule or regulation issued under the authority of this article; (2) Any activity or event that is organized and promoted to attract, and is likely to attract, a crowd of more than thirty (30) persons to a certain place on the beach at a certain time under circumstances that are likely to create a need for additional police, lifesaving, or other services; or (3) Any activity or event on the beach that is promoted or sponsored by commercial interests and will advertise or promote private commercial interests. (4) Special events does not include private parties on private property, with no commercial gain or benefit, hosted and attended by the owner of the property. Permits are required for all weddings that are to be held on a public beach access, so as to not have more than one wedding taking place at the same time and place. Events over 100 people will require event vendor to provide security and a parking plan. Event applicants and/or vendors are required to clean the beach immediately after the event has been completed. **Glass containers are prohibited on the beach. **Generators must conform to required specifications, per Walton County Code, and be listed on the Special Event Permit application. THERE ARE TO BE NO WEDDINGS WITHIN 100 FEET OF A MARKED SEA TURTLE NEST. Special Event Permits are non-refundable.
Please certify that you understand and accept the preceding:
I agree and accept the information listed above..
If you have any questions, please contact the South Walton TDC at 850-622-7895.
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