Building Departments in Brevard County, Florida

There are 16 Building Departments in Brevard County, Florida, serving a population of 568,183 people in an area of 1,016 square miles. There is 1 Building Department per 35,511 people, and 1 Building Department per 63 square miles.

In Florida, Brevard County is ranked 30th of 67 counties in Building Departments per capita, and 6th of 67 counties in Building Departments per square mile.

List of Brevard County Building Departments

Find Brevard County, Florida building departments, planning, permits, zoning, and inspections.


Brevard County Planning & Development Department Building Permits 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Melbourne, FL

Brevard County Zoning 2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way Melbourne, FL

Cape Canaveral Building Department 7510 North Atlantic Avenue Cape Canaveral, FL

Cocoa Beach Building Department 2 South Orlando Avenue Cocoa Beach, FL

Cocoa Beach Zoning 2 South Orlando Avenue Cocoa Beach, FL

Cocoa Building Department 603 Brevard Avenue Cocoa, FL

Cocoa Zoning 603 Brevard Avenue Cocoa, FL

Indialantic Building Department 216 5th Avenue Indialantic, FL

Melbourne Permits 900 East Strawbridge Avenue Melbourne, FL

Melbourne Zoning 900 East Strawbridge Avenue Melbourne, FL

Palm Bay Land Development 120 Malabar Road Southeast Palm Bay, FL

Rockledge City Zoning 1600 Huntington Lane Rockledge, FL

Satellite Beach Zoning 565 Cassia Boulevard Satellite Beach, FL

Titusville Permits 555 South Washington Avenue Titusville, FL

Titusville Planning Department 555 South Washington Avenue Titusville, FL

West Melbourne Permits 2285 Minton Road Melbourne, FL

About the Brevard County Building Department

Building Departments in Brevard County, FL are responsible for ensuring safe construction of buildings located in their jurisdictions. Building Departments create building codes and standards for building construction to ensure building safety. The Brevard County DOB is involved in all aspects of construction, including zoning laws, design requirements, building materials, trade and professional license regulation.

You may contact the Building Department for questions about:
  • Brevard County, Florida building inspection records
  • Contractor license searches
  • Brevard County building codes
  • Building permit violations, appeals, and fines
  • Construction permits and building ordinances
  • Brevard County, FL zoning laws and requirements

Brevard County Building Structure & Housing Statistics

Find Brevard County Residential Housing Units, Occupied Residential Buildings, Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year, Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics, Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics, and Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Brevard County Residential Housing Units
 Brevard CountyFlorida
Total Housing Units274,6029,259,684
Occupied Housing Units227,223 (82.7%)7,510,882 (81.1%)
Brevard County Occupied Residential Buildings
 Brevard CountyFlorida
Single-Family Detached Homes156,978 (69.1%)4,374,430 (58.2%)
Single-Family Attached Homes10,680 (4.7%)487,616 (6.5%)
2 Apartments3,810 (1.7%)164,383 (2.2%)
3 or 4 Apartments6,469 (2.8%)287,784 (3.8%)
5 to 9 Apartments11,171 (4.9%)360,802 (4.8%)
10 or More Apartments22,312 (9.8%)1,222,087 (16.3%)
Mobile Home or Other Type of Housing15,803 (7.0%)613,780 (8.2%)
Brevard County Occupied Residential Buildings Construction Year
 Brevard CountyFlorida
2014 or Later1,622 (0.7%)81,312 (1.1%)
2010 to 20133,675 (1.6%)182,405 (2.4%)
2000 to 200944,613 (19.6%)1,489,681 (19.8%)
1980 to 199997,898 (43.1%)2,845,916 (37.9%)
1960 to 197961,999 (27.3%)2,015,575 (26.8%)
1940 to 195915,694 (6.9%)732,450 (9.8%)
1939 or Earlier1,722 (0.8%)163,543 (2.2%)
Brevard County Occupied Residential Buildings Room Characteristics
 Brevard CountyFlorida
1 Room1,823 (0.8%)124,563 (1.7%)
2 or 3 Rooms16,789 (7.4%)846,148 (11.3%)
4 or 5 Rooms87,671 (38.6%)3,165,629 (42.1%)
6 or 7 Rooms81,394 (35.8%)2,300,705 (30.6%)
8 or More Rooms39,546 (17.4%)1,073,837 (14.3%)
Brevard County Occupied Residential Buildings Bedroom Characteristics
 Brevard CountyFlorida
No Bedroom2,154 (0.9%)135,768 (1.8%)
1 Bedroom13,282 (5.8%)706,558 (9.4%)
2 or 3 Bedrooms165,938 (73.0%)5,344,168 (71.2%)
4 or More Bedrooms45,849 (20.2%)1,324,388 (17.6%)
Brevard County Occupied Residential Building Facility Characteristics
 Brevard CountyFlorida
With Complete Plumbing Facilities226,760 (99.8%)7,489,985 (99.7%)
With Complete Kitchen Facilities226,155 (99.5%)7,461,382 (99.3%)