Sandestin, Fl

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A copy of the Guidelines are available to download using the link on the ARB Department page or the Rules and Regulations page.  A copy may also be picked up at our office during business hours. We recommend you also check with your neighborhood association documents as some may have specific guidelines that must be followed as well.

The ARB Compliance Officer will conduct a final inspection to ensure the project is completed as approved. If there are no outstanding fines, a refund check will be sent to the party who originally paid the deposit.

The purpose of the compliance deposit is to provide the ARB with funds to complete the proposed improvement in the event an owner fails to complete construction of the proposed improvements in accordance with the approved plans and specifications, including the approved landscaping, or fails to clean up the construction site.

This fee covers the cost of consulting services for the architect and landscape architect that review each submittal.

For new construction, work must commence within one year from the date of the letter and must be completed within 18 months from the date of the approval letter.  Major  modifications must be completed within 12 months from the date of the approval letter. Minor modification approvals are valid for 90 days and work must be […]

The ARB has 60 days from the date of receiving a completed submittal to render a decision.  A decision letter will be sent to the applicant within 10 calendar days from the date of the ARB meeting; however, every effort will be made to notify applicants within 5 business days.

All submittals should be in the ARB office by 11:30 a.m. on the Monday a week prior to the meeting. Meetings are held about every other Wednesday. See our calendar link for specific dates.

All exterior modifications, including but not limited to landscaping, fountains, patios, and statues require an approval from the ARB prior to implementation.

To maintain Sandestin’s commitment to quality and consistency within a given area or neighborhood environment, and to create a superior living environment for generations to come through the preservation of the architectural motif and natural character of the community.