Stormwater Assessment

City of Cocoa Stormwater Division logo

Effective October 1, 2019, the City of Cocoa will be transitioning from a monthly standard fee of $7 per single family unit (SFU) on your water utility bill to an annual assessment collected on the annual tax bill mailed by the Brevard County Tax Collector in November.

Fiscal Year 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020) Assessment Rates for Single Family Parcels (residential)*

Tier 1:
400-2,300 sq. ft. of impervious area
Tier 2:
2,400-4,400 sq. ft. impervious area
Tier 3:
Greater than 4,400 sq. ft. of impervious area

*Independent of any common area associated with your parcel.

Fiscal Year 2020 (October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020) Assessment Rates for Non-Single Family Parcels

Rate per Equivalent Residential Unit (ERU)

Non-single-family (commercial) properties will be charged a fee based on the number of Equivalent Residential Units (ERU) their impervious area represents. One ERU is equal to the impervious surface area of a typical single-family property in the City, which has been determined to be 3,100 square feet of impervious surface area.

Stormwater Assessment Instruction Video

Stormwater Assessment Map

Customers can view their property’s impervious surface area measurement in the Stormwater Map link by clicking the button to the right.

Button for link to stormwater map

Impervious Area Appeal Form

If you feel there is a discrepancy in the impervious area determined for your property, you may submit an appeals form to the City of Cocoa's Stormwater Division by clicking on the button to the right. A member of the Stormwater team will reach out to you regarding your appeal as soon as possible.

Button that links to the Stormwater Appeal Form

Capital Improvement Projects

The stormwater assessment will enable the City to reduce the occurrence of street and structural flooding, provide for a more resilient Cocoa, increase the maintenance of the stormwater systems, increase the frequency of storm system repair, reduce run-off-caused pollution, and improve water quality. A link to the 10 Year Capital Improvement Plan can be accessed by clicking the button to the right.

Button that links to the 10 year Stormwater Capital Improvement Plan

Stormwater Assessment Adjustment and Mitigation Credits Policy

The City of Cocoa (City) undertook an extensive review of the City’s stormwater program and revenue recovery methods. During this review, it was determined that the opportunity exists to provide a more environmentally and financially sustainable stormwater program. Through the establishment of this Stormwater Utility Assessment Adjustment and Mitigation Credit Policy, the City may adjust or apply a reduction to the Stormwater Assessment Fee on a property that provides value-added stormwater management that supports and complements the City’s stormwater management efforts.

Credit Policy Button

The Stormwater Division is responsible for maintaining:

Stormwater division responsibilities including 77 acres of pond, 2,328 stormwater infrastructures su

Projected Costs for Stormwater Projects in the 10 year Capital Plan:

Stormwater projects proposed project costs infographic

Council Hearings

The Cocoa City Council will conduct a first reading of the proposed rate resolution on:

August 28, 2019 at 6pm (APPROVED)

Cocoa City Hall
65 Stone St., Cocoa, FL 32922

Council will then consider the proposed rates for final adoption following a public hearing on:

September 11, 2019 at 6pm (APPROVED)

Cocoa City Hall
65 Stone St., Cocoa, FL 32922