How To Get A Beach Permit For Your Dog

To get a permit, you will have to prove you are a resident or property owner in Walton county.

Click here to apply for a permit

Below are the documents you will need:

  • Complete Application
  • Rabies Vaccination Certificate (owners name must be the same name as the real property owner or permanent resident listed on the application)
  • Proof of Residency or Property Ownership (such as deed, driver's license, tax receipt, utility bill, lease agreement, or voter's registration showing address)
  • If your property is owned by an LLC or Company you must provide proof of 51% controlling interest or obtain written consent for the use of the property from co-owners.

You may choose to either receive your permit by mail or pick up Monday – Friday 8:00 A.M. – 4:30 PM at Walton County Code Compliance 46 Coastal Centre Blvd, Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32435. (Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery of mailed permits)

The permit costs $40 and it is a $10 fee to replace your tag if it gets lost.

All dog permits are valid beginning August 1st and expire July 31st each year.

Permitted dogs will be allowed on County beaches between the times of 3:30pm and 8:30am 365 days a year.