City of Cocoa



About Us

The mission of Cocoa's government is to provide community supported services and programs designed to assure the safety and well being of all Cocoa's residents and businesses.

The City of Cocoa has a Council/Manager form of government. This means that elected officials make policy decisions, and the staff, led by the City Manager, implements them.

Cocoa, ''City of Community, Culture and Commerce,'' is the most livable of Florida cities; the focus of culture, commerce and tourist activity in East Central Florida. A city where: All residents have the opportunity to participate in community decisions; A vibrant, diversified economic environment is promoted; Proactive, responsive, efficient and accountable government services are provided for all the people; A healthy ecological environment is promoted; quality education is promoted; A safe community is maintained; Intergovernmental cooperation is promoted.

Cocoa is an independent city of over 17,140 residents and is located approximately 50 miles east of Orlando.

The City is taking a progressive economic position in Brevard County, welcoming new business and industry into the community and promoting the development of new quality housing for its residents.

For questions regarding business start-up assistance or business retention and expansion programs and services, please contact the Office of Economic Development at (321) 433-8525 or