Resources and Links

The following resources are available to keep you in touch with the pulse of the Beach.

GOVERNMENT CONTACTS

NON-EMERGENCY CONTACT

For non-emergency violations such as noise, underage drinking parking issues, or anytime you need police attention please use the following number: 850-436-9620

SRIA MATRIX

Click HERE to view the Santa Rosa Island Authority Matrix.

FLUM MIXED-USED PENSACOLA BEACH (MU-PB)

Click HERE to view the MU-PB info.

TDT COLLECTION DATA

Recommendation Concerning Acceptance of TDT Collection Data for May 2021.

2021 Returns Received in June 2021

That the Board accept, for filing with the Board's Minutes, the Tourist Development Tax (TDT) Collections Data for the May 2021 returns received in the month of June 2021, as prepared by the Finance Department of the Clerk and Comptroller's Office. This is the ninth month of the collections for the fiscal year 2021.

  • Total collections for May 2021 were $2, 108, 109; this is a 194% increase over the May 2020 return; however, the May 2021 return was remitted at the five percent rate compared to the four percent rate in May 2020.
  • A four percent comparison of May 2021 to May 2020 us a 135% increase.
  • Total collections year-to-date are $3,607,070 more than the comparable time frame in Fiscal Year 2020.
  • Due to COVID-19, a prior year comparison does not provide the best benchmark; therefore, analyzing the percent change between 2021 and 2019 helps provide a key metric. 
  • When analyzing May 2021 to May 2019 returns. Escambia County experienced growth of 66% and year-to-date collections are 26% higher than the comparable time frame in Fiscal Year 2019; however, the May 2021 return was remitted at the five percent rate compared to the four percent rate in May 2019.
  • A four percent comparison of May 2021 to May 2019 is a 26% increase with year-to-date collections being 16% higher,. 

LOCAL MEDIA

Island Times – Pensacola Beach’s newspaper, published every 2 weeks
Gulf Breeze News – Island News Page, published weekly
Pensacola News Journal – Pensacola’s daily newspaper
WEAR-TV Channel 3 – Local ABC News Affiliate

LOCAL INSTITUTIONS
Pensacola Beach Elementary School
Pensacola Beach Community Church

ATTRACTIONS AND RESOURCES
Events and Things to do on Pensacola Beach
Pensacola Beach Chamber of Commerce
National Park Service – Gulf Islands National Seashore
Barrier Island Girl Blog – great photographs of Pensacola Beach including most of the photos used on this web site

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