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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
Please select the appropriate answer for your event or activity
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.
If you have any questions, please contact the South Walton TDC at 850-622-7895.
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