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 Land Development


Land Development Services is responsible for reviews and inspections for all horizontal construction (roads, sidewalks, water and sewer, and stormwater systems) relating to new development in Sarasota County.

Development Review Committee (DRC) 
The Development Review Committee (DRC) meetings are held at 1001 Sarasota Center Blvd., Conference Room No. 2 on the first and third Thursdays of the each month as needed.

Development Review Committee Members


 Land Development Inspections

  • Land Development Inspectors provide inspections for all permitted projects for both commercial and residential development for horizontal construction.
  • These inspections include paving, grading, drainage, signage, striping and landscaping.
  • All new construction within the right of way requires a permit and a maintenance of traffic plan, and will be inspected as required.

 Land Development Links

Municode for Sarasota County
Land Development Regulations Chapter 74
Property Appraiser
Search Property Records
Clerk of Court
Subdivision & Condo Plat Search
Land Development GIS Map
Permit Search
Online Permit Search

 DRC Agendas


 Office Location

Sarasota Operations Center
Sarasota, FL  34240
Phone: 941-861-5000
Fax: 941-861-6431

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

 Contact Information

Land Development Manager 
Mark Loveridge
Phone: 941-861-0851
Land Development Review Engineer
Sal DePaolis
Phone: 941-650-2634
Land Development Coordinator
Mary Stephens
Phone: 941-861-6576
Land Development Assistant
Tyson Quire
Phone: 941-861-0826

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