In 1999, the voters of the City of Cocoa Beach approved a referendum, whereby the city could only establish a CRA, with the approval of a majority of qualified voters casting ballots. On January, 2008, Cocoa Beach voters approved a referendum to establish a CRA in Cocoa Beach. Cocoa Beach has one CRA area, or CRA district - the Downtown CRA District.
Resolution No. 2009-20, adopted in 2009, set the CRA Area boundaries.