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 Code Enforcement


Code Enforcement investigates complaints about the following:

  • Derelict/untagged vehicles
  • Illegal signage
  • Overgrowth and yard debris
  • Excessive noise related to construction or entertainment
Code Enforcement presents ordinance violation cases to the special magistrate and conducts the removal of junk cars, debris and overgrowth of grass and weeds from private properties.
Code Enforcement organizes Neighborhood Community Cleanups where residents can dispose of unwanted household items and debris. Dumpsters are provided.
For unlicensed/unpermitted building activity and unfit/unsafe structures call the county Contact Center at 941-861-5000.

 Document Searches

For information on how to request a Code Violation search or a Code Enforcement Lien search concerning properties located in unincorporated Sarasota County, send an email * or
FAX: 941-861-6018.
For Real Property Lien Searches or Utility Lien Searches, call 941-861-5000 and ask for Utilities Customer Service.
*Please note: Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity.

 Code Enforcement Reference Materials

Citizen Dispute Settlement Program.pdfCitizen Dispute Settlement Program
Code Enforcement Booklet.pdfCode Enforcement Booklet
Code Enforcement Reference Guide.pdfCode Enforcement Reference Guide
Community Clean Ups.pdfCommunity Clean Ups


 Report Violations

To report concerns regarding potential violations, contact  the Contact Center at 941-861-5000 (TTY: 7-1-1 or 1-800-955-8771). Callers may remain anonymous.

 Office Locations


Sarasota County Operations Center
1001 Sarasota Center Blvd.
Sarasota, FL 34240-7850
Phone: 941-861-6403
Fax: 941-861-6018

Hours: Monday-Friday,
8 a.m.-4 p.m.

R.L. Anderson Administration Center
4000 S. Tamiami Trail
Venice, FL  34293
Phone: 941-861-3280
Fax: 941-861-3282
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
and Friday, 
8 a.m.-4 p.m.; 
Thursdays 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

 Contact Information

Code Enforcement Manager
Sandra LeGay
Phone: 941-861-6403
Code Enforcement Supervisor south county
Richard Kuntz
Phone: 941-861-3280
Code Enforcement Supervisor north county
Charles Marchione
Phone: 941-861-6403

Sarasota County, Florida
TTY: 7-1-1
or 1-800-955-8771
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