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Annexation is the act of adding real property to the boundaries of an incorporated municipality, i.e. City of Titusville. See Florida Statute 171.011 thru 171.094. Please call 321-567-3774 for more information.
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Per Florida Statute, a governmental entity can only annex properties that abut property located within that city’s boundaries. The statute also strictly prohibits enclaves or pockets of unincorporated areas. Please call 321-567-3782 for more information.
A municipality may wish to annex land to ensure sound urban development and accommodation to growth as well as ensure that municipal services can be provided to those areas. A municipality can only annex land that is contiguous with a part of the boundary of the municipality. A city might wish to annex land to clean up irregular boundaries and eliminate enclaves. A city will also annex land at the request of the property owner. Please call 321-567-3782 for more information.
Annexations can occur in several ways:
-Property owners contiguous to the City may initiate voluntary annexation proceedings. A petition signed by all property owners in the area being considered for annexation must be submitted to the City of Titusville. The Property is annexed upon adoption of an annexation ordinance by Titusville City Council.
-The City can initiate annexation proceedings through an annexation referendum of all registered electors residing in the area being considered for annexation. The annexation passes with a simple majority of registered voters voting for annexation.
-The City can also initiate annexation proceedings in non-residential areas. The City may annex an area when the owners of more than 50% of the acreage and more than 50% of property owner’s consent in the area are consenting to the annexation.
There are many benefits to annexing into the City of Titusville, such as access to a full range of City utilities and services (i.e. water, sewer, solid waste, police, fire and EMS). Residents are also eligible to run for a City Council seat or serve on one of the City's several boards or commissions. The City is also host to many cultural events, recreational programs, and parks and library facilities.
Zoning will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Please call 321-567-3782 for more information.
The City of Titusville provides regular curbside service for household garbage, recycling and yard debris. Additionally, the City provides pickup for household debris (furniture, and appliances) on an on-call basis.
Properties must be assessed by the Brevard County Property Appraiser by January 1. All properties annexed prior to June 1 will reflect the new millage rate on the final property tax bill mailed on November 1. Please call 321-567-3775 for more information.
The City of Titusville's FY2023 operating millage rate is set at $6.9812 mils. Please call 321-567-3702 for more information.
School boundaries are established by the Brevard County Public School Board. Please call 321-633-1000 for more information.
Home-based businesses are permitted in the City of Titusville. Please call 321-567-3758 for more information.
The City permits certain animals, such as backyard chickens and horses in certain zoning districts. Livestock is permitted in the General Use (GU) zoning designation only. Please call the Planning Department at 321-567-3782 for more information.
No; if you are currently in the Brevard County permitting process, you are not required to enter into the City of Titusville's permitting process. Please call 321-567-3775 for more information.
Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.
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