The Planning and Development Services Department offers a variety of services for our community:

Building Permitting and Inspections

Building Permitting and Inspections

For building permits, permitting fees, contractor licensing, and to submit applications electronically.

 

Code Enforcement

Code Enforcement

To report alleged violations of the County Code.

 

Contractor Licensing

Contractor Licensing

For contractor licensing and to report alleged violations associated with unlicensed contractors or un-permitted work.

 

Neighborhood ServicesNeighborhood Services

For neighborhood education and communications, neighborhood grants, Civics 101, etc.

 

Environmental Planning and Permitting

Environmental

For environmental planning and permitting related to trees, beaches, shorelines, native habitats, waterways, wildlife, wetlands, earthmoving, air and water quality, etc.

 

Englewood Community Redevelopment Area (CRA)

Englewood Community Redevelopment Area (CRA)

For information on promoting improvements and redevelopment in the Englewood CRA.

 

Housing and Community Development

Housing and Community Development

For information on a cooperative effort of the city of Sarasota and Sarasota County to serve residents with affordable housing needs throughout Sarasota County.

Information about Impact Fees

Impact Fees

For information about impact fees.

 

Land Development

Land Development

For site and development plans, subdivision plans, platting, right-of-way permitting, etc.

 

Planning and Land Use

Planning and Land Use

For comprehensive planning, rezones, special exceptions, etc.

 

Zoning, zoning regulations

Zoning

For information regarding the County’s Zoning Regulations, including a variety of topics such as zoning districts, setbacks, height limitations, landscaping and buffering, temporary use permits, etc.