A rock and a hard place. That’s where county officials find themselves when it comes to enforcing complaints about beach umbrella vendors.
The situation is complicated. Beach chair and umbrella vendors operate on Navarre Beach under a “gentlemen’s agreement” of sorts which allows them to work directly with beach property and condo owners with oversight of the county.
That unofficial way of doing business leaves county officials no real way to deal with complaints or issues that arise including unauthorized solicitors or overcrowding umbrellas.
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