Destin City Highway Ordinance Question (August 2012)

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A Destin City Highway Ordinance Question was on the August 14, 2012 ballot in the city of Destin, which is in Okaloosa County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,517 (64.75%)Approveda
  • NO 826 (35.25%)[1]

This measure sought to return a piece of land off of the highway back to residential use and ownership and allow it to be taxed.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

As required by Ordinance 274, do you approve Ordinance 11-19-CN adopted by Destin City Council, granting a vacation of a portion of the south side of Scenic Highway 98 right-of-way, unneeded for valid City purpose, adjacent to two residential properties, east of Destiny by the Sea Subdivision containing approximately 0.074 acres which real property will become privately owned and return to the ad valorem tax rolls?[3]


  1. Okaloosa County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Okaloosa County Elections, August Sample Ballot (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.