Building Division

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The Building Division is designed to help Sarasota County property owners, building contractors and permit agents with the permitting process includi:ng:

Visit our online permitting website at  Building Dept. for:

  • online permitting,
  • permit applications and other forms,
  • to query by permit, people or property,
  • track my inspections,
  • impact fee calculator,
  • request for information,
  • licensing hub, 
  • view reports online.

 

Office Locations

  • 1001 Sarasota Center Blvd., Sarasota, FL  34240
  • 4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL  34293

 

Permit Center Hours of Operation

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m.
  • Thursday 7:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.

 

Contact Information

  • Sarasota Office
    1001 Sarasota Center Blvd. 
    phone: 941-861-6678
    fax: 941-861-6471

  • Venice Office
    4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice
    phone: 941-861-3029
    fax: 941-861-3282

  • Permitting
    email: building@scgov.net

  • Inspection Hotline
    phone: 941-861-3271 and 941-861-3273

  • Inspection Hotline
    email:  insphotline@scgov.net

  • Licensing
    phone: 941-861-5214
    fax: 941-861-6711
    email:  licensing@scgov.net

  • Contractor Complaints
    phone: 941-861-3285
    email:  edunn@scgov.net

  • Unlicensed/unpermitted activity
    phone: 941-861-6612
    email:  ula@scgov.net