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City of Cocoa planned development raising concerns for county residents

COCOA, Fla. — Some West Cocoa residents know development is coming, but they’re looking to City of Cocoa to help mitigate the impact on their rural residential Brevard County neighborhood.

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The City of Cocoa has approved a development agreement for the Windward Preserve community.

It will add roughly 400 homes on a property in the area of Friday and James Roads.

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Plans also call for a clubhouse, walking trail, dog park, and playground.

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Eyewitness News spoke to neighbors who are calling for an additional point of entry and exit for the planned community to alleviate potential traffic issues.

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