AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY WATER/SEWER UTILITY CALLS, CALL (850) 233-5050             

PRECAUTIONARY BOIL WATER NOTICE:  Affected areas: 10519 Front Beach Road (Twin Palms Resort), 10611 Front Beach Road (Ocean Ritz Resort), 10625 (Ocean Villa Resort), 10713 (Grand View Resort East).   Due to utility crews replacing a fire hydrant, the water supply experienced a temporary loss of water pressure.   WATER SERVICE INTERRUPTION NOTIFICATION FOR 10509, 10513, 10515 and 10517 FRONT BEACH ROAD, LONG BEACH RESORT.  On Tuesday, September 19, from 10 PM to Wednesday, September 20 at 2 AM, water service will be interrupted due to utility work.  a precautionary boil water notice will be put into effect at 2AM September 20th.  You may experience discolored water approximately 24 hours after your water has been restored.  As a precaution, we advise all water used for drinking or cooking be boiled and a rolling boil of one minute is sufficient.  As an alternative, bottled water may be used. Pending satisfactory lab results, approximately 48 hours after work is completed, a notice will be hand-delivered to each property address when the release occurs. If you have any questions, please contact PCB Utilities at (850) 233-5100 from 8AM-4PM, Monday -Friday, or after hours & weekends at (850) 233-5050. 






















                                           In an effort to provide the utmost standard for our visitors, the City of Panama City Beach would like to provide clarity and understanding of the requirements for vacation rental properties in Panama City Beach. Below, we have listed several national, state and local regulations that you will find helpful for your rental property. Click here to see the notice.


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Captain Rich McClanahan


Captain Richard "Rich" Leeman McClanahan, Sr., a 30 year Law Enforcement veteran, began his law enforcement career in 1987 in the United States Air Force at Tyndall AFB, Florida.  He was born in Miami, Florida and grew up in Chattahoochee, a small town in northern Florida.  He served seven years in the United States Air Force, Security Police Squadron, Law Enforcement; serving five years locally at Tyndall Air Force Base with the 325th Security Police Squadron (ACC/TAC), one year on Town Patrol with the 51st Fighter Wing at Osan Air Base (PACAF), Republic of Korea, and one year with the 652nd Security Police Squadron (AFMC), assigned to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations Joint Drug Enforcement Team (AFOSI/JDET) at McClellan Air Force Base in Sacramento, California. 

After an honorable discharge from the United States Air Force, Captain McClanahan joined the Panama City Beach Police Department as a reserve/auxiliary police officer in 1994, and received his Criminal Justice Certification from Gulf Coast Community College during this time.  In June 1995, he became a full time Police Officer in the Uniform Patrol Division.  While in Patrol, he was promoted to the rank of Corporal in January 1998, and served as a Field Training Officer and a K-9 Handler/Coordinator.
In November 2000, he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant and served as the Assistant Watch Commander.  In February 2012, he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant where he served as the Department's Grant Administrator.  In July 2014, he was promoted to the rank of Captain and assumed duties as the Administration Division Commander.  He is charged with supervising the department's Communications Division, Risk Management, Special Operations, Grants, Network Engineer, and the civilian employees of the department.

Captain McClanahan is a 2017 graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy, with the 267th session.  He has also served in numerous areas of law enforcement to include, Field Training Officer, K-9 Handler and Coordinator, Special Weapons and Tactics Team, Dive Unit, Motor Unit, Honor Guard, and Marine Unit.  He is a Master Mason and a member of the Shaddai Shrine Temple.