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Brevard County Resources

Animal Services and Enforcement - Assists citizens with animal-related issues, such as pet licenses, stray dogs, traps to remove stray cats and small nuisance wildlife, pick up sick and injured animals, and offer animals for adoption. Includes affidavits for at-large animals, barking dogs, and bird issues.

Attractions - Things to do and see within Brevard County

Asset Management - Oversees sales of surplus county property

Brevard County Portal - The official county government page links to many government officials, departments, agencies and the Brevard code.

Brevard County Customer Service Directory - Lists telephone numbers for county agenices, searchable by type of assistance needed, such as alimony disbursement or eviction.

Brevard County Office of Emergency Management - Coordinates emergency operations through news releases, storm tracking, preparedness education, and disaster assistance.

Brevard County Library Bus Service is offered through SCAT, Space Coast Area Transit. On their site find schedules and maps and park- and- ride lots for commuters.

Clerk of the Court - Read about marriage licenses, passports, jury duty, and traffic tickets, and research legal records.

Code Enforcement - Responsible for ensuring compliance with Brevard County ordinances and code dealing with matters such as public nuisances, zoning violations, solid waste disposal violations, adult entertainment and turtle lighting regulations.

Community Resources - Find government and community organizations that provide information and assistance to local residents.

Contact Your Legislators - Contact both state and federal legislators by searching by Zip code.

Hazard Waste Collection Centers - Where and what can be disposed

Homestead Exemption - Requirements and process.

Jury Duty - Selection, exemptions and pay.

Legal Forms - Forms for divorce, eviction, small claims, criminal, and traffic issues are available at the Clerk of the Courts page.

Marriage Licenses - Requirements and procedures through the Brevard Clerk of the Circuit Court.

Motor Vehicle Tags and Registration - Through the County Tax Collector. Information on driver's licenses.

Municipal Code Corporation - Find not only the Code of Ordinances for Brevard County, but also others from around the U.S. - Offers easy access to county governments across Florida. Search and order birth, death, marriage, and property records, pay child support online, pay traffic citations.

New to the area? Occupational License - From the county Tax Collector.

Passports - Information and processing through the Brevard Clerk of the Circuit Court.

Performing Arts - Arts and Culture in Brevard County

Property Appraiser - Prepares an annual tax roll by estimating the current market value of all real and tangible property. Research real estate records and read about homestead exemptions.

Realtors Recycling - Directory, hazardous household waste disposal and free mulch information from Solid Waste Management.

Hazard Waste Collection Centers - Where and what can be disposed

Supervisor of Elections - In charge of voter registration and elections in the County, offers information on determining one's precinct and polling place, requesting an absentee ballot, and reading a sample ballot.

Tax Collector - Collects property taxes, issues motor vehicle tags and titles, issues occupational and hunting and fishing licenses, and registers boats. (back to top)


Brevard Beaches

Surf Report
Tide Chart
Marine Forecast
Local Life Guard
Brevard County Life Guard Program
Water Samples


Brevard County Portal Websites

All Brevard Magazine
Brevard Directory
Brevard Today
Cruise Brevard
Discover Brevard
Do It in Brevard
First 7 Days
Focus on Brevard
Life on Merritt Island   (you are here)
N. Brevard Business Directory
Our Palm Bay
See SpaceCoast

Space Coast Web Journal
Titusville Home Page

Tropic Wave Radio

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City Home Pages

Cape Canaveral
Cocoa Beach
Eau Gallie
Indian Harbour Bch
Melbourne Bch
Palm Bay
Palm Shores
Patrick Air Force Base
Port Canaveral
Satellite Beach
West Melbourne

HomeTown Locator - Community profiles


Alma Clyde Field Library of Florida History - Located in Cocoa, the library of the Florida Historical Society is open to the public for Florida history and genealogical research.

Brevard County Historical Commission - the Commission's mission is to collect, arrange, record, and preserve historical materials and to perform other functions such as obtaining narratives of the early pioneers, marking historical locations throughout the county, and recording historical information.

Brevard's Historic Places - Visit historic homes, businesses, neighborhoods, and archeological sites in Brevard county, taken from the Florida site, Florida's Historic Places.

Cape Canaveral History - Early settlers included fishermen and family of the lighthouse keepers at the port in this excerpt from Ann Thurm's history, provided by the city of Cape Canaveral.

Cocoa Beach History - Cocoa Beach development began in 1925 with builders and developers, according to the history provided by the City.

Cocoa History (under Living in Cocoa > History) - Cocoa was founded by fishing families arriving in 1860, as detailed in this history provided on the City of Cocoa page.

Harry T. Moore Homesite - Being developed to commemorate the lives of two pioneering American black civil rights workers.

Historic Buildings of Cocoa Village - Offers histories and photos of the significant buildings of that popular shopping area.

Indialantic History - Began in 1915 with visions of an exclusive beachside resort in this history provided by the town of Indialantic.

Melbourne History - In Melbourne the community known as Crane Creek became a village on December 22, 1888, in this history provided by the City.

Mosquito Beaters - Brevard residents who grew up and lived in the area through the years, collect memories and photos on their site.

North Brevard Historical Museum - Offers a history of north Brevard settlement and communities, the Windover archaeological digs, the Harry and Harriett Moore story, an historic downtown tour, and postcards from the early years.

Palm Bay History - Recent history began in the 1850's when the first white settlers built homes along Turkey Creek at a community originally referred to as Tillman


Law Enforcement

See City Home Pages for individual Police / Fire Rescue Websites

Daily Arrests Record

Sex Offenders

Sheriff's Department - Offers daily arrest and inmate population searches and a list of wanted persons.

Traffic Tickets - Payment and procedure is available on the Clerk of the Courts web page.


Libraries  of Brevard County

Alma Clyde Field Library of Florida History - Located in Cocoa, the library of the Florida Historical Society is open to the public for Florida history and genealogical research.

Brevard County Public Library System - That's us!

Brevard County Public Library System's Federal & State Documents Depository

Brevard Community College Library

Florida Institute of Technology Evans Library

Florida Institute of Technology Government Federal Documents Depository

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Magazines and Publications in Brevard County

Brevard Ebony News
Brevard Live Magazine
Brevard Shopping News
Brevard Technical Journal
Business Life Magazine
Florida Today
Hometown News
Natural Awakenings
North Brevard Beacon
Space Coast Chronicle
Space Coast Parent Magazine
Spacecoast Business Magazine
Spacecoast Living Magazine
The Eagle

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School Board - Offers board meeting minutes and rules, calendars, menus, statistics on students and tests, and more.

Alumni Connections


Social Services

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA/Al-Anon) - Links and contact information for Brevard.

Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC)

American Red Cross- Brevard chapter.

Brevard County Customer Services Directory - Lists telephone numbers for county agencies, searchable by type of assistance needed, such as alimony disbursement or eviction.

B.R.A.V.E. Volunteers - Invites citizens of all ages to assist in county government agencies and offices.

Community Services - Assists callers with personal crises and referrals to community services.

Crime Victim's Services for Florida - Complied by the Office of the Attorney General, offers assistance programs available to crime victims, such as counseling, relocation, compensation, and legal services.

United Way of Brevard County - Leads a fundraising drive for many local charitable organizations.

Women's Center of Brevard - Provides support, education, and counseling to women and their families.  

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