Planning & Development Impact Fees

Impact Fees
Land Use TypeImpact Fee for Each Dwelling unit
Single Family Attached Residential Dwelling$5,096.50
Attached Residential Dwelling$1,940.50
Manufacture Home or Mobile Home$1,256.50

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
  • Correctional Facilities
  • EMS
  • Fire Rescue
  • Library Facilities
  • Educational Facilities
  • Solid Waste

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, VISA, and Discover). $750.00 limit

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.

Maximum Cap is $15,000.00

  • $1.00 - $50.00 = $2.00
  • $50.01 - $100.00 = $2.95
  • $100.01 - $200.00 = $4.95
  • $200.01 - $300.00 = $6.95
  • $300.01 - $400.00 = $8.95
  • $400.01 - $500.00 = $10.95
  • $500.01 - $600.00 = $12.95
  • $600.01 - $700.00 = $14.95
  • $700.01 - $800.00 = $16.95
  • $800.01 - $900.00 = $18.95
  • $900.01 - $1,000.00 = $20.95
  • $1,000.01 - $1,100.00 = $22.95
  • $1,100.01 - $1,200.00 = $24.95
  • $1,200.01 - $1,300.00 = $26.95
  • $1,300.01 - $1,400.00 = $28.95
  • $1,400.01 - $1,500.00 = $30.95
  • $1,500.01 - $1,600.00 = $32.95
  • $1,600.01 - $1,700.00 = $34.95
  • $1,700.01 - $1,800.00 = $36.95
  • $1,800.01 - $1,900.00 = $38.95
  • $1,900.01 - $2,000.00 = $40.95

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 Authorization to Act - 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.

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@brevardfl.gov

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.

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 Authorization to Act - 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:
    1. Square Footage and dimensions of all building structures on site, existing & proposed.
    2. Square Footage of all outdoor seating and/or sales areas.
    3. Detail & specific use or uses of all buildings on the site plan, including any known tenants.
    4. Number of stories including and 2nd floor mezzanines, lofts, or storage areas.
    5. 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.

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 Authorization to Act - 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.

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@brevardfl.gov

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.

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