Brevard County Commission Bans Access To Spoil Islands

BREVARD COUNTY, Florida – Brevard County Commissioners voted 4 to 1 to prohibit access to the spoil islands during a special meeting on Thursday, April 2, 2020.

Commission John Tobia was the sole no vote.

The prohibition was in response to boaters using the spoil islands in the Indian River and Banana River as places to congregate.

Violation of the prohibition is a 2nd-degree misdemeanor punishable for up to 60 days in jail.