Building Permit Applications

Building Permit Fees

On April 23, 2013, City Council adopted Resolution 2013-037, revising the building permit fee schedule. The change shall be effective on April 24, 2013.  You can obtain a copy of the permitting fees by contacting Community Services or visiting us at the address below:
Cocoa City Hall
Community Services Department
65 Stone St.
Cocoa, Florida 32922

Licenses required

The City of Cocoa vigorously enforces the construction contractor licensing statutes of the State of Florida and prosecutes violations to the fullest extent of the law.

Violations & Penalties

  • Unlicensed Contracting First Violation: $500
  • Violation After Previous Conviction:$1,000
The State may apply added penalties, including jail time. An Owner-Builder is only exempt from the licensing requirement of Ch. 489 F.S., under very specific conditions, and Owner-Builders may not subcontract the work to unlicensed persons.

Applications & Guidelines


Building Permit Application

If you have any questions or concerns about the building permit application please contact Community Services at 321-433-8501.

The city reserves the right to require that the applicant submit additional information to the extent the information is required to determine that the construction will be completed in accordance with all applicable law.