Zoning is responsible for the oversight of the Code of Ordinances for Sarasota County. This system of land use regulations classifies how land can be used, prescribing standards for its development by:

  • Helping to protect public and private interests
  • Preserve critical areas
  • Promote orderly growth
  • Encourage development in keeping with community desires

Land Development is responsible for reviews and inspections for all horizontal construction related to new development in Sarasota County, including:

  • Roads
  • Sidewalks
  • Water and Sewer
  • Stormwater Systems

Effective August 1st, 2019 a ‘Pre-Construction Meeting’ will be required on all new Concurrent Subdivision & Concurrent Commercial applications with an additional fee of $350. The revised ‘Fee Calculations’ sheet will be uploaded to the application soon.

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