New Residents

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Welcome to DeFuniak Springs! We're glad you're here. Whether you are a long-time resident, active-duty military assigned to one of the local bases,  a veteran or retiree who chose our small-town charm and lifestyle, or you grew up here and are returning home - Welcome! This page lists some resources to help get you settled into the community. If you need more information that is not listed, please don't hesitate to give our City offices a call at 850-892-8500. We'll be glad to help and point you in the right direction.

Building Permits

Before you place that new shed or start building/restoring/renovating something...

Electric Service

Establish Brand New Service

Brand new home or business within the city limits?  Call the DeFuniak Springs Public Works Department at (850) 892-8534.

Internet/Cable Service Providers

Natural Gas Service

This link takes you to our Utility page.

Resource Directory

This link takes you to a directory of community resources within Walton County.

School District

This link takes you to the Walton County School District's website for information on enrollment and other school-related questions.

Trash Service

This link takes you to Waste Management, our service provider.  Your trash service is active once you activate your water/sewer service.  To do so:

  1. Visit the DeFuniak Springs Utility/Billing Customer Service Windows at City Hall, 1350 Baldwin Avenue, DeFuniak Springs, Florida  32435.
  2. Bring:
    1. Your driver's license or another form of official ID with your photo,
    2. Property deed for the location at which you wish to have your water/sewer service activated.

Walton Area Chamber of Commerce

This link takes you to the Chamber of Commerce site in Walton County complete with a directory of member businesses and services you may need.

Walton County Government

This link takes you to the official site of the Walton County Board of Commissioners and county services.

Water Service

This link takes you to our Utility page.

Veteran Service Organizations

This link takes you to the VSO in the local area.