Planning & Zoning

Planning & Zoning

The Planning Division is responsible for sustainable growth and development in Fort Walton Beach, ensuring implementation of the Comprehensive Plan, and compliance with the Land Development Code. The Planning Division encompasses the CRA, Community Development Block Grant Program, Brownfields Program, Development Review, and Business Tax Receipts. The Division also administers FEMA’s Community Rating System (CRS) Program which provides premium discounts on flood insurance.

Click on the links to the left to learn more about any of these programs.

Apply for a Development Order

Apply for a Rezoning, Annexation, or Future Land Use Map amendment

To Request a Written Zoning Determination, please complete the zoning determine request form and email it to  Written zoning/use determinations are usually prepared within 1-2 business days.  For more information please call (850) 833-9927.

Future Land Use Map 2011-2021

To view an interactive and searchable GIS Future Land Use Map, click here.

Update on the City’s Waterfront Boardwalk Project (NRDA funded project)

Eng. Standards Manual

Adopted 2016 Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS)