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Planning & Development Impact Fees

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Commercial and residential impact fees help to ensure that existing county residents will not bear the cost of new facilities and services necessary to support new development. Impact Fees are assessed when new homes and new businesses are built, or when existing business are expanded. Impact Fees are a one-time fee that is typically collected prior to issuance of the certificate of occupancy during the building permit process.

Brevard County collects the following types of impact fees:

  • Transportation (Currently, there is a transportation impact fees moratorium. The criteria is listed below.)
  • Correctional Facilities
  • EMS
  • Fire Rescue
  • Library Facilities
  • Educational Facilities
  • Solid Waste

Transportation Impact Fee Moratorium Criteria

A moratorium on the collection of Transportation Impact Fees was approved by the Board of County Commissioners effective March 1, 2009. The following criteria must be met to qualify for this exemption from Transportation Impact Fees:

  1. The Building permit must be issued prior to December 31, 2016.
  2. A Certificate of Occupancy must be issued prior to December 31, 2017.
  3. For projects over 20,000 gsf, the County Manager may extend the date by which a Certificate of Occupancy must be issued until December 31, 2018.

Before You Apply:

  • What types of payments/fees are collected through the Central Cashier’s Office?
    All fees related to the Planning & Development Department (Building Permits, Site Plan & Subdivision Fees, Impact Fees, Zoning Fees, Contractor Licenses, and Code Enforcement Payments). Other agency fees collected through our office: Right-of-Way Permits, Natural Resources Payments, Map & Reproduction Fees, and Solid Waste Pro-Rated Billings.
  • Where can I pay my fees?
    2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Building A, Central Cashier’s Office, Viera, FL 32940
  • What hours are payments accepted?
    Hours: 8:00 am – 4:50 pm Monday through Friday
  • What forms of payment are accepted?
    Company checks, Personal checks (must provide photo ID), Cash, Money Orders, Cashier checks, and Credit Cards (Master Card, American Express, and Discover). VISA is not accepted.
  • Is there an additional fee to use a credit card?
    Yes, all credit/debit card transactions are provided as a service through Point And Pay, Inc. Point & Pay charges a convenience/processing fee to utilize their service based on the fee total which is included in the total credit/debit card payment amount. Please refer to the fee structure below.
Payment Amount Fee
$.01 - $50.00 $2.00
$50.01 - $100.00 $2.95
Each additional $100 or portion thereof up to $1,000 $2.00
Each additional $1,000 or portion thereof $ 25.00

Commercial Impact Fees - Incorporated

Brevard County assesses and collects commercial impact fees for all projects located and permitted within Brevard County. Brevard County collects impact fees for all 16 cities within the County: Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Grant-Valkaria, Indialantic, Indian Harbor Beach, Malabar, Melbourne, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, Palm Bay, Palm Shores, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Titusville, & West Melbourne. The impact fees collected will vary based on the inter-local agreement between the County and each individual city.

The information listed below is required to process a Brevard County impact fee assessment for projects permitted in one of the Municipalities (City projects).

Applications, Forms and Fees for Commercial Impact Fees – Incorporated (City Permitted Projects).


Disclaimer: This list is intended as a guide and may not cover every situation. Additional information may be required dependent on individual project circumstances.
1 Provide a completed Impact Fee Application (Form A) signed by the owner.
2 Provide a stamped copy of the Site Plan Approved by the City that includes the following information:
The square footage of new, existing, and demolished buildings.
A statement specifying the use of the new and existing buildings.
3 Provide a copy of the building permit showing the issued date unless the city requires payment of impact fees prior to the issuance of the building permit.
Application Submittal:
Submit the completed Impact Fee Application and required documents to:
Brevard County Impact Fees, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Bldg. A Central/Development Cashier’s Office, Viera, FL. 32940 or email to impactfees@brevardcounty.us.

Fees for Commercial Impact Fees – Incorporated (City Permitted Projects).


Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating impact fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
If your project is located in one of the incorporated areas of the County, please verify with that City as to when the Impact Fee Payment is required. While most cities require payment of impact fees prior to the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy, there are some that require payment prior to the issuance of the building permit.
Please be advised the individual cities may collect additional types of impact fees that are not included in the County assessment.
Please note our target is 5 business days for commercial reviews.
Click on one of the documents below, based on location, to see the fee schedule associated with your project.

Commercial Impact Fees - Unincorporated

Brevard County assesses and collects impact fees for commercial projects located and permitted in the County. The items listed below are required for approval of the impact fee review of a Site Plan or Subdivision.

Applications, Forms and Fees for Commercial Impact Fees - Unincorporated (County Projects)


Disclaimer: This list is intended as a guide and may not cover every situation. Additional information may be required dependent on individual project circumstances.
1 Provide a completed Impact Fee Application (Form A) signed by the owner.
2 The following information must be listed in the “General Statement” and shown on the Site Plan to receive site plan approval:
  • Square Footage and dimensions of all building structures on site, existing & proposed.
  • Square Footage of all outdoor seating and/or sales areas.
  • Detail & specific use or uses of all buildings on the site plan, including any known tenants.
  • Number of stories including and 2nd floor mezzanines, lofts, or storage areas.
  • Number of units and type

Fees for Commercial Impact Fees - Unincorporated (County Projects).


Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating impact fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
Payment of impact fees is required prior to pre-power and the Certificate of Occupancy.
Click the document below to view the fee schedule:
File NameSizeUploaded on
Commercial Impact Fees for County 39.39 KB12/28/2012
Emergency Transportation Impact Fee Ordinance 96.05 KB12/28/2012
Impact Fee Application Form A 103.18 KB12/28/2012

Residential Impact Fees

Residential Impact Fees - Examples of Residential structures: Single Family Residence, Duplex Units, Townhouses, Condos, Apartments, Mobile Homes, and RV Pads in RV Parks.

Brevard County assesses and collects residential impact fees for all projects located and permitted within Brevard County. Brevard County collects fees for all 16 cities within the County: Cape Canaveral, Cocoa, Cocoa Beach, Grant-Valkaria, Indialantic, Indian Harbor Beach, Malabar, Melbourne, Melbourne Beach, Melbourne Village, Palm Bay, Palm Shores, Rockledge, Satellite Beach, Titusville, & West Melbourne. The impact fees collected will vary based on the inter-local agreement between the County and each individual city.

The information listed below is required to process an impact fee assessment for projects permitted in the cities within Brevard County.

Applications, Forms and Fees for Residential Impact Fees.


Disclaimer: This list is intended as a guide and may not cover every situation. Additional information may be required dependent on individual project circumstances.
1 Provide a completed Impact Fee Application (Form A) signed by the owner.
2 Provide a copy of the building permit showing the issued date unless the city requires payment of impact fees prior to the issuance of the building permit.
Application Submittal:
Submit the completed Impact Fee Application and required documents to:
Brevard County Impact Fees, 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Bldg. A Central/Development Cashier’s Office, Viera, FL. 32940 or email to impactfees@brevardcounty.us.

Fees for Residential Impact Fees.


Disclaimer: The fees listed herein are intended to assist in estimating impact fees. Fees for individual projects may vary dependent on circumstances.
If your project is located in one of the incorporated areas of the County, please verify with that City as to when the Impact Fee Payment is required. While most cities require payment of impact fees prior to the issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy, there are some that require payment prior to the issuance of the building permit.
Please be advised the individual cities may collect additional types of impact fees that are not included in the County assessment.
Click on the following document to see the fees associated with your project.
File NameSizeUploaded on
Educational Impact Fee Ordinance 928.01 KB12/28/2012
Emergency Transportation Impact Fee Ordinance 96.05 KB12/28/2012
Impact Fee Application Form A 103.18 KB12/28/2012
Residential Impact Fees 56.20 KB12/28/2012

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Viera Government Center
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
Building A
Viera, FL 32940

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Option 1 - Residential
Option 2 - Commercial
Fax: (321) 633-2052 Commercial
Fax: (321) 690-6860 Residential
Email: impactfees@brevardcounty.us


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