WELCOME TO BREVARD COUNTY!

AUTOMOBILE TAGS


Florida tags and car titles must be purchased within 10 days after obtaining employment, applying for homestead, enrolling children in school or registering to vote. Proof of insurance is required. Tags can be bought at one of the tax collectorís offices located on this page.




AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE


The Florida DMV auto insurance coverage requirements:

$10,000 minimum Personal Injury Protection (PIP)
$10,000 minimum Property Damage Liability (PDL




DRIVERíS LICENSE


A driverís license is required within 30 days after establishing residence, claiming homestead exemption, beginning employment, enrolling a child in school or registering to vote. New Florida residents with current out-of-state licenses are required only to take the vision test. Licenses expire on midnight of the licenseeís birthday.

First time operators must be 16 or older and present a social security card, a birth certificate, and a notarized signature from a parent or legal guardian, if under 18. A four-hour course of traffic laws and substance abuse, plus satisfactory result on a written driving exam and vision hearing test are required. The fee is $48.00 for a Class E Drivers License.




DRIVERíS LICENSE OFFICES

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. hour for drivers license and I.D. Monday - Friday till 5 p.m. for all other business.



North Brevard
800 Park Ave, Titusville ........................ (321) 264-5224


Central Brevard
1605 N Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island ........... (321) 455-1412


South Brevard

1515 Sarno Road Melbourne ................... (321) 225-4410
450 Cogan Dr. Palm Bay ...................... (321) 952-4540
240 E. Eau Gallie Blvd. Indian Harbor Beach .... (321) 779-4009





ELECTRICITY


Florida Power & Light Co. serves all of Brevard and requires a deposit that varies according to a customer's credit rating. That is refundable after 24 months to customers with good payment records. A service charge is included with the first bill. One day notification is required to provide service.
For service, call (321) 723-7795, 24 hours a day.




Gas

The City Gas Company of Florida supplies natural gas to Brevard. A variable meter deposit is required, refundable after 24 months to cus-tomers with good payment records. Call (800) 993-7546 for service for existing homes and (321) 632-1734 for newly constructed homes.




WATER

Rates vary for water, sewer and deposits.


Titusville
Titusville City Hall, 555 Washington Ave ..................... (321) 269-4400

Mims
Utilities Finance Office, 2262 High Drive, Mims ........... (321) 264-5130

Cocoa
Cocoa City Hall, 603 Brevard Ave .............................. (321) 639-7500

Melbourne
Melbourne City Hall, 900 F. Strawbridge Ave ............... (321) 727-2900

Palm Bay
Palm Bay City Hall, 120 Malabar Road ....................... (321) 952-3400



TELEPHONE


AT&T provides phone service to the area and can be reached at 1-888-757-650024 hours a day. A deposit may be required for service.

Bright House Network - Telephone, Cable TV, and Internet service provider. For services call 1-866-309-3279 or a Local Office
Bright House Network ........................... (321)863-9342
Titusville Office .............................. (321)631-3707
Melbourne office .............................. (321)254-3326



GOVERNMENT OFFICES

Brevard County Government Center
2725 Judge Fran Jamieson Way
(321) 633-2000


North Brevard Government Complex
700 Park Ave, Titusville
(321) 633-2000


Central Brevard
2575 N. Courtenay Pkwy, Merritt Island
(321) 633-2000

Rockledge Office
1840 5. U.S.1, Rockledge
(321) 633-1897

Viera
Government Operations Center - 2725 Saint John St, Viera
(321) 690-6880

Melbourne & South Brevard
South Brevard Service Complex - 1515 Sarno Road, Melbourne
(321) 633-2000

Palm Bay
Interchange Square - 1155 Malabar Road NE Unit 22, Palm Bay
(321) 633-2000



TAX COLLECTORíS OFFICES

North Brevard Service Complex
700 Park Ave, Titusville
(321)264-6969

Central Brevard Service Complex
2575 N. Courtenay Parkway Suite 110, Merritt Island
(321) 633-2000

South Brevard Service Complex
1515 Sarno Road, Melbourne
(321) 633-2000

Rockledge Square Shopping Center
1840 S. U.S. 1, Rockledge
(321) 633-1897

Indian Harbour Place Shopping Center
240 E. Eau Gallie Blvd., Indian Harbour Beach
(321) 779-4009

Interchange Square
1155 Malabar Road N.E., Palm Bay
(321) 633-2000



NEWSPAPERS

Florida Today
Gannett Plaza, Melbourne
Circulation and delivery: (321) 259-5000
Classified: (321) 259-5555
Hearing Impaired: (321) 242-3961

Orlando Sentinel
Home Delivery: (800) 359-5353
Classified: (800) 669-5757



POST OFFICES


There are 26 post offices in Brevard.


Titusville Post Office
2503 S Washington Avenue, Titusville 32780

Merritt Island Post Office
333 Crockett Blvd, Merritt Island 32953

Cocoa Post Office
32 Orange Street, Cocoa 32922

Melbourne Post Office
640 E New Haven Avenue, Melbourne 32901

Palm Bay Post Office
4660 Lipscomb St NE, Palm Bay 32905



VOTER REGISTRATION


Permanent Brevard residents who are U.S. citizens over 18 years can register to vote. Required docu-ments are proof of residency with a Florida driver's license or ID card or two utilities receipts.

Residents can register at any of the government service centers, listed on this page. Call (321) 255-4455 for information.




HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION


The deadline for homestead tax exemption application is March 1. Required documents include a deed or tax bill, a Florida driverís license, Florida vehicle registration, a Florida voter registration card or declaration of domicile, a social security card, and a residency Green Card if not a U.S. citizen.
Call (321) 264-6700 for information.




SCHOOL REGISTRATION


To register for Brevard County public schools, students need a birth certificate, immunization records and proof of a medical checkup in the past 12 months. For information, call the Brevard County School District at (321) 631-1911.