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​​Welcome to Sarasota County’s new public records request portal. Sarasota County Government is committed to providing lawful access to all non-exempt public records, and as part of our commitment to providing excellent customer service, changes have been made to enhance your ability to request and receive public records.

This site allows you to quickly access records directly from the appropriate office and allows you to track your requests. When possible, you may receive the results of a public records search electronically. Records are open for personal inspection and copying by any person.

To submit a request, follow the prompts below. As a reminder, communications with Sarasota County Government are subject to the public records laws of the State of Florida.


 Requesting Records From Elected Officials and Sarasota County Health Department

For non-Board of County Commissioners (BCC) public records, choose a link from the lists below:


The Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller
   Mortgages Judgements
   Marriage Licenses
   Other Official Records

Department of Health
   Death Certificates
   Birth Certificates
   Vital Statistics 


Property Appraiser
   Real Property Search
   Ownership of Property
   Tangible Property
   Foreclosure Map


Sheriff’s Office
   911 Call Reports
   Incident Reports
   Arrest Records

Tax Collector
   Property Tax
   Business Tax
   Tourist Development Tax
   Hunting & Fishing Permits
   Mobile Home Permits
   Disabled Parking Permits
   Drivers License Renewal


 BCC Public Records Only


To reduce the burden on other taxpayers, and in accordance with the Florida Public Records Law, Sarasota County will charge requestors of public records reasonable and lawful fees for direct duplication costs and for extensive use of staff time associated with public records requests. Billable staff time is determined by the job class of the staff fulfilling the records request. The fee schedule for resources can be found by clicking: 
Fee Schedule.

To submit anonymous requests, call the public records office at 941-861-5886 or visit the Sarasota County Administration Center, Public Records office, 1660 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34236.
Note: anonymous public records requests will be assigned a reference number for all follow-up inquiries.

To submit a BCC public records request, proceed by clicking the button below.

Submit a Request 

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