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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.


 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 and Condo Plat Search
Land Development GIS Map
Search Commercial and Subdivision Site Projects
Permit Search
Online Permit Search
Municode For Sarasota County - Lots
Residential Lot Drainage Information
Development Review Committee Key Contacts

 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: 941-861-5000
Land Development Inquires:
For additional Land Development information
(Commercial Sites, Subdivisions, Plats, Right of Way Use and Culverts), call: 941-861-5000 or email:

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