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Community Services
**EFFECTIVE APRIL 24, 2013, THE CITY OF COCOA REVISED THE BUILDING PERMIT FEE SCHEDULE**

**ONLINE PAYMENT IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR BUILDING PERMIT FEES, LOCAL BUSINESS TAX RECEIPTS, AND CODE ENFORCEMENT LIENS**

This department directs the physical growth of the City and provides a full range services, including:
  • Planning and Zoning
  • Building and Permitting
  • Housing and Neighborhood Services
  • Economic Development
  • Code Enforcement
  • Leisure Services 
  • Community Redevelopment Agencies

We'd like your feedback on how we are doing. Please fill out the Community Services Customer Service Survey.

Our Mission

Serving Cocoa to build a stronger, more vibrant and livable community that provides an enhance quality of life for both residents and businesses; embraces its diversity; and preserves and promotes our historical and cultural heritage.

Services
  • NEW: You can now make payments for building permit applications, business tax receipts and code enforcement fines and liens electronically. Click on the Online Bill Pay link for more information.
  • Manages the City's Comprehensive Plan, annexations, and land development regulations.
  • Issues building permits, reviews site and building plans, and inspects buildings and sites.
  • Issues Local Business Tax Receipts and renewals.
  • Enforces the City's ordinances and property maintenance codes.
  • Oversees federal and state housing and community development grant funds.
  • Oversees the City's three CRAs - Cocoa, US1 Corridor, and Diamond Square.
  • Encourages business attraction and retention.
  • Performs Emergency Management Support Functions - information and planning and damage assessment.

Administrative

The Administration manages all the functions of the department and ensures that all activities and special projects are meeting community needs in an effective and efficient manner.

Resources


Steven P. Belden, AICP
Community Services Director
Email

Nancy A. Dresser
Deputy Community Services Director
Email

Savi Pooran
Administrative Secretary
Email

65 Stone St.
Cocoa, FL 32922

Ph: (321) 433-8661
Fx: (321) 433-8543

Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm