Brevard County Tourist Development Office

The Tourism Development Office (TDO) consists of Brevard County employees who serve as the staff for the Tourism Development Council (TDC). The day-to-day operations such as promotion and advertising, visitor information services, as well as, budget preparation and financial reporting of the Tourist Development Tax revenues and expenditures are managed through the TDO. Other activities managed through the TDO include funding of beach renourishment projects, capital facilities projects, cultural marketing, zoo distribution, and Space Coast Stadium capital repairs and maintenance.

Young couple walking on the beach with a cruise ship in the background.

Tourist Development Council

The Tourist Development Council is an appointed advisory council to the Brevard County Board of County Commissioners on expenditures of revenues received from the levy and imposition of the tourist development tax.

NASA's rocket garden at night.


There are five standing committees of the Tourist Development Council: Marketing, Beach Improvement, Capital Facilities, Sports Committee and Cultural Committee.

Saxophone player performing to a crowd at a festival.

Grant Programs

Information about Beach and Indian River Lagoon Grants (coming soon), Capital Facilities Grants (coming soon), Cultural Grants and Sports Grants.

Tourism Development Upcoming Meetings

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Tourist Tax Distribution 09/01/20-09/30/20

Tourist Tax by Rental Type
Rental TypeDistribution AmountTourist Tax Year
Vacation Rental$72,847.562021
Rv Park/Campground$23,263.392021
Management Companies$455,894.882021
Tourist Tax by Zone
Tourist ZoneDistribution AmountTourist Tax Year
Cocoa Beach$433,996.432021
Cape Canaveral$212,235.832021
Cocoa-Merritt Island-Rockledge$39,145.802021
Melbourne Beach Area$151,282.202021
West Melbourne$107,402.082021
Palm Bay$52,004,932021
Management Company$455,894.882021

Management Companies may have varied rental types and rental areas which are not determinable.