Welcome to Sarasota County’s 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.


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Public Records Request

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.

Contact us at 941-861-5000 or Email

In person requests by appointment at 1660 Ringling Blvd, Sarasota FL 34236

To submit an anonymous request call 941-861-5886 (you will be assigned a reference number for all follow-up inquiries).

Cynthia West, Public Records Coordinator - Email

Communications Director - Email

NOTE: Communications with Sarasota County Government are subject to the public records laws of the State of Florida.