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BEACH MAINTENANCE

 
 
Walton County TDC Beach Operations Department
924 South County Hwy 83

Santa Rosa Beach, FL  32459
(850) 267-4578

Deliveries are received between 8:00 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., Monday - Friday.

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. 

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 architect/engineers/consultants for capital improvement projects and beach re-nourishment projects. 

Beach Operations Capital Improvement Projects | New RBA Access Updates / Neighborhood Access Renovations 

New Regional Beach Access Updates

  • Dune Allen RBA: The new Dune Allen Regional Beach access is nearing completion will be ready to welcome visitors in early November with new parking, restroom facilities and a lifeguard station on the sandy beach.
    Street Address: 5999 W County Highway 30A
  • Miramar Beach RBA (Scenic Gulf Drive): The Miramar Beach Regional Beach Access is moving closer towards construction, as we continue to finalize the plans for this project. Features including additional parking, a revised pavilion, dune walkover and lifeguard stand on the beach will begin in late summer/early fall.
    Street Address: 907 Scenic Gulf Drive
  • Seagrove Beach RBA: The permitting and planning phase of the Seagrove Beach Regional Beach Access is coming along smoothly, with about 30% completed. Construction of this project plans to begin in early spring 2020 and will be able to serve the neighborhood of Seagrove, as well as locals and visitors alike in the bustling Seaside neighborhood.
    Street Address: To Be Determined

Neighborhood Beach Access Renovations

The Walton County TDC’s Beach Operations Department will begin renovation work on nine of its Beach Accesses this fall and winter, including four Regional Beach Access points and five Neighborhood Beach Access points. The construction bid for these projects opened on September 10th, with work resuming after sea turtle nesting season.

Developments to these locations will include improvements or replacement of decking and railing, addition of bike racks, or if needed, a complete rebuild of the access point to ensure the best quality for our visitors and locals for years to come.

Renovations will be completed in phases in effort to minimize access closure to any particular beach area where projects are scheduled. No more than two beach access points will be under construction at a given time, allowing both locals and visitors to access within their neighborhood.

  • The four regional beach access points include (1) Inlet Beach, (2) Gulfview Heights, (3) Ed Walline, and (4) Fort Panic (formally known as “Dune Allen Regional Beach Access”).
  • The five neighborhood beach access points include (1) Highway 395, (2) Nightcap Street, (3) Hickory, (4) Live Oak, and (5) Dogwood Street. All five of these neighborhood beach accesses are located in the Seagrove beach neighborhood.

 

See a complete lineup of South Walton's beach access locations.

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