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Walton County Tourism Department -- Beach Operations
924 South County Hwy 83
Santa Rosa Beach, FL  32459
(850) 267-4578

Beach Operations is comprised of two divisions: Beach Maintenance and Beach Code Enforcement. Beach Maintenance includes beach cleaning, construction/maintenance of regional and neighborhood beach access facilities, construction/maintenance of the multi-use trail, and beach re-nourishment projects. Code enforcement includes monitoring the beaches to enforce the local beach-related ordinances. Additionally, the Director of Beach Operations is the liaison for the Destination Improvements TDC Advisory Committee.

Beach Maintenance

  • Operates 7 days a week from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
  • Maintains and cleans 60+ beach, lake and bay accesses. All regional beach access restrooms and pavilions are cleaned and restocked daily.
  • Maintains and services 600 garbage collection stations located on the beach, at the regional/neighborhood accesses, and along the multiuse trail. All garbage collections stations are emptied daily.
  • Maintains and cleans 26 miles of multi-use trail. The entire trail and adjacent right of way is cut, edged, and cleaned of litter, sand, and debris every seven days.
  • Coordinates and manages architects/engineers/consultants for capital improvement projects and beach re-nourishment projects.


TDC Advisory Committees

  • Destination Improvement committee - Advises the Walton County TDC on destination improvements in the areas of capital projects, visitor center renovations, signage, safety, parks and paths.

Beach Code Compliance

Beach Code Compliance is now under the jurisdiction of the Walton County Code Enforcement Office. For more information visit https://www.co.walton.fl.us/90/Code-Compliance

824 State Highway 20 East
Freeport, FL 32439
(850) 622-7895

To report a beach code compliance violation, please complete the Beach Code Compliance Complaint Form, found here.

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