Riverfront Park

South Daytona is a small, residential, and business-friendly community bordering the Halifax River. It is located only minutes away from the World-acclaimed Atlantic Ocean beaches that attract more than eight million tourists a year. Well kept residential areas, excellent schools, beautiful public parks, abundant shopping and dining opportunities, and a responsive city government make South Daytona a great place to live, work and play.

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1672 S Ridgewood Ave
South Daytona, FL 32119
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Most Frequently Requested Numbers:
Water Utility: 322-3002
Permits, Signs & Bus. Tax: 322-3020
Code Enforcement: 322-3020
Trash & Recycling: 322-3080
Parks & Recreation: 322-3070
Nuisance Animals: 323-3568

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    (386) 322-3008
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We are pleased to announce that Captain Mark Cheatham was selected as South Daytona's new Police Chief. Cheatham is a 21-year veteran of the Department.

The City did a nationwide search and conducted a comprehensive assessment process. The final six candidates were all highly qualified individuals, however, Captain Cheatham brings a wealth of institutional and city knowledge along with a strong resume that will serve the City well.

Please join us in congratulating Captain Cheatham. He will assume command on June 17.
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We are pleased to announce that Captain Mark Cheatham was selected as South Daytona’s new Police Chief. Cheatham is a 21-year veteran of the Department. 
 
The City did a nationwide search and conducted a comprehensive assessment process. The final six candidates were all highly qualified individuals, however,  Captain Cheatham brings a wealth of institutional and city knowledge along with a strong resume that will serve the City well. 

Please join us in congratulating Captain Cheatham. He will assume command on June 17.

 

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Awesome to see a promotion to the top within the department!

We are absolutely thrilled! Mark is a wonderful man and will make S.D. proud.❤️

Congratulations! We appreciate your service to our city!

Wonderful- congratulations Mark, you will do a fantastic job 👮🏻‍♂️

Congratulations Captain 👩‍✈️

Congratulations Mark. You have always made us proud. You will serve the City well.

Congratulations trainee. So proud of you!

Congratulation Mark you will do an awesome job

Awesome job man!! Didn’t I train you for a bit?? Always remember the Lenarcic rule book......

Excellent news, congratulations Mark.

Awesome!!!

That is awesome! Congratlations Chief. 🙂

Congrats Mark I know you will do a great job.

Congratulations Mark!!! We're so excited for you!!

Excellent congratulations Mark.

Perfect choice. So very happy for him and for S. Daytona!

Congratulations !!! Perfect choice!!!

Congratulations Captain Cheatham.

Congratulations Mark! Well deserved!

Congrats!

Awesome. Congratulations Chief Cheatham.

Congratulations from the Yarbrough’s

Congratulations

Good job Mark! Congratulations 🍾🎈

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Many thanks to Sam Royer from Heroes First Home Loans, for providing lunch to our police officers this week. What a thoughtful and generous way to honor our officers during National Police Week. ... See moreSee less

Many thanks to Sam Royer from Heroes First Home Loans, for providing lunch to our police officers this week. What a thoughtful and generous way to honor our officers during National Police Week.

 

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I didn't know ???

Truly appreciate all of you!

Samuel P. Royer is a true Heroe!

Our busy South Daytona boat ramp at Riverfront Veterans Park reflects how much Floridians enjoy a day on the water. National Safe Boating Week is May 18-24. The FWC reminds everyone to wear a life jacket and stay safe.Life Jacket Public Service Announcement. For additional information visit www.MyFWC.com/Boating ... See moreSee less

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Bob Gilbert, representing the Sons of the American Legion- American Legion Post 361, presented a $500 donation to Citizens Alert for its scholarship program. From left to right: City Manager Les Gillis, Captain Mark Cheatham, Bob Gilbert and Mayor Bill Hall. Great support for our local students. ... See moreSee less

Bob Gilbert, representing the Sons of the American Legion- American Legion Post 361,  presented a $500 donation to Citizens Alert for its scholarship program.   From left to right: City Manager Les Gillis, Captain Mark Cheatham, Bob Gilbert and Mayor Bill Hall.  Great support for our local students.

 

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Bee-Bop, you look GREAT!

Awwwe looking good Robert Gilbert 🤗 🥰 Always proud to see our family in the spotlight doing things for our community!

Good job Robert Gilbert!

Good going Robert Gilbert. 👏👏👏

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HALF CENT INFRASTRUCTURE SALES TAX ballots are due one week from today on May 21. If you still have your ballot, please take the time to complete, sign and return by mail to ensure that it will reach the elections office in time. If you are worried it won't arrive in time, you may drop the ballot off at the secure, locked ballot box in City Hall, up until 4:30 p.m. on May 20 (the day before ballots are due). You may have read in the paper today, that some people are not signing the ballot and are not filling in the address, which will disqualify the ballot. MAKE SURE YOUR VOTE COUNTS. ... See moreSee less

HALF CENT INFRASTRUCTURE SALES TAX ballots are due one week from today on May 21. If you still have your ballot, please take the time to complete, sign and return by mail to ensure that it will reach the elections office in time.  If you are worried it won’t arrive in time, you may drop the ballot off at the secure, locked ballot box in City Hall, up until 4:30 p.m. on May 20 (the day before ballots are due). You may have read in the paper today, that some people are not signing the ballot and are not filling in the address, which will disqualify the ballot. MAKE SURE YOUR VOTE COUNTS.

PLEASE NOTE: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act prohibits any person in the United States from being denied the benefits of or discriminated against under any program or activity that receives federal financial assistance. Click one of the following options to view and/or download the City of South Daytona's Title VI Nondiscrimination Plan which was adopted on February 23, 2016.
Title VI Plan
Title VI Complaint Form - English
Formulario de Queja Título VI - Spanish