How will annexation affect law and fire protection services?

Law enforcement and fire protection services will not be affected. The City of Cocoa and Brevard County entered into a mutual aid agreement for shared fire services to ensure that all residents in the unincorporated areas are receiving services, whether from the County or the City. You may already receive services provided by Cocoa Fire Department. The unit responding to your requests is dependent upon the drive time to the nearest fire station, and availability of service. Once annexed into Cocoa City Limits, the responding unit for law enforcement will be the Cocoa Police Department. The Cocoa Police Department has 3.7 offers per 1,000 persons versus Brevard County with 1.67 sheriff officers per 1,000 persons within the unincorporated area.

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1. What is annexation?
2. Does my property qualify for annexation?
3. Why does the City want to annex our land?
4. How is property annexed?
5. What are the benefits of being annexed into the City of Cocoa?
6. How will annexation impact the zoning on my property?
7. What about City garbage collection services and rates?
8. Will the City require me to connect to the sewer system?
9. Will my water utility costs increase if I’m annexed into Cocoa City Limits?
10. When will I see the change in my taxes reflected?
11. How much is the City of Cocoa’s mileage rate?
12. What are the costs associated with annexing into the City of Cocoa?
13. Will my property taxes change upon annexation?
14. What will my Fire Assessment Fee be?
15. Will annexation affect school district boundaries?
16. How will annexation affect law and fire protection services?
17. How will annexation affect my home-based business?
18. I have livestock. Can I keep them?
19. Will I have to go through the City’s permit process if I’ve already received a permit from the County?