Building & Permitting

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Building construction plans review, permitting and inspection of any building or plan ensure compliance with the Florida Building and Fire Codes and local code requirements incidental to:
  • Construction
  • Alteration
  • Repair
  • Demolition
  • Use and occupancy of buildings, structures, or premises

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Building and Permitting is committed to expediting the construction permitting and local business tax receipt licensing process. For information about permitting and licensing, please visit the Building Permits and Cocoa Business Tax Receipt pages.


The Local Business Tax Receipt Program licenses businesses throughout the City of Cocoa.

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. 

City of Cocoa Building & Permitting Division Miscellaneous Permit Fee Schedule
(Fees below DO NOT include State of Florida fees)

Description of Work Residential Occupancy Fee Non-Residential Fee
Aluminum Carport $72.00 $92.00
Aluminum Patio/Screen Enclosure $72.00 $92.00
Construction Trailer $72.00 $92.00
Demolition $72.00 $92.00
Door $72.00 $92.00
Driveway $72.00 $92.00
Exterior Siding $72.00 $92.00
Fences or Masonry Wall $72.00 $92.00
Garage Door $72.00 $92.00
Hurricane Shutters $72.00 $92.00
HVAC (replacement only) $72.00 $92.00
Land Clearing $72.00 $92.00
Lawn Irrigation $72.00 $92.00
Retaining Wall $72.00 $92.00
Shed $72.00 $92.00
Sign (non-illuminated) $72.00 $92.00
Sign (temporary) $72.00 $92.00
Slab $72.00 $92.00
Spa (electric fee only) $72.00 $92.00
Swimming Pool (above ground) $72.00 $92.00
Swimming Pool Repair $72.00 $92.00
Tent (temporary) $72.00 $92.00
Window Replacement $72.00 $92.00

FEMA Flood Zone Information
Updated flood zone information and map drawings are available from the following link. The maps are large and will take time to open.
FEMA Flood Zone Data - 2014

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