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

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Building Permitting and Inspections

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

 

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Code Enforcement

To report alleged violations of the County Code.

 

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Contractor Licensing

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

 

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

 

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Environmental

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

 

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Englewood Community Redevelopment Area (CRA)

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

 

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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.

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Impact Fees

For information about impact fees.

 

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Land Development

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

 

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Planning and Land Use

For comprehensive planning, rezones, special exceptions, etc.

 

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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.