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. View the building fee schedule and the miscellaneous permit fee schedule or obtain a copy at:
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

In this section, you will find helpful information for new or existing construction permitting. Please refer to the links below for the applications you may download in this section.


Residential / Commercial

Residential Only

Commercial Only

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.