Occupational License

In order to conduct a business within the City limits of DeFuniak Springs, you must obtain an occupational license. Please obtain an Occupational License Application prior to contacting the City of DeFuniak Springs.

You must provide your State of Florida issued DL license, sales tax number (if applicable), Employer Identification Number (if applicable), proof of liability insurance, and proof of registration with sunbiz.org.

How do I obtain an Occupational License?

Once the occupational license application has been completed by the applicant, the form needs to be brought to the Planning Department which will start the process.

For more information on starting a new business within the City of DeFuniak Springs, a brochure has been developed for your review.

The occupational license is valid through September 30th of the current year. Annual renewals are mailed during the month of August. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Physical Location: City Hall, 1350 Baldwin Avenue, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

Mailing Address: PO Box 685, DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435

Phone: 850-892-8571   Fax: 850-892-8570        Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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  1. Chris Wallace

    Planning Director, AICP
    Phone: 850-892-8571, ext. 1116

  2. Lisa Gierlinski

    Planning Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 850-892-8500, ext. 1116

  3. Chris Strawn

    Code Enforcment Officer
    Phone: 850-892-8571, ext. 1118