Code Enforcement investigates complaints about:

  • Inoperable or unlicensed vehicles
  • Overgrown grass
  • Graffiti on private property
  • Improper outdoor storage and debris on private property
  • Sound Ordinance (not disturbance of the peace issues)
  • Illegal signs in the rights-of-way
  • Zoning code issues
  • Improperly prepared curb side debris
  • Garbage container placement
  • Newsracks

Sarasota County regulates the Code of Ordinances (external) for the following divisions listed below:

Code Enforcement also coordinates Neighborhood Community Cleanups (dumpsters provided). See schedule below.

Take action.

Be an active participant in your community. Report problems in unincorporated Sarasota County (call the Contact Center at 941‑861‑5000).


Sandra LeGay, Manager
Dan Smith, Supervisor (North County)
Susan Stahley, Supervisor (South County)

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Code Enforcement

Contact Us

Division/Team Address & Hours Phone/Email
Code Enforcement Sarasota Operations Center
1001 Sarasota Center Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34240
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.*
*Closed at 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays
R.L. Anderson Administration Center
4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34293
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.*
*Closed at 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays
Phone: 941-861-6403
Fax: 941-861-6018
Dan Smith, Supervisor
Phone: 941-861-3280
Fax: 941-861-3282
Susan Stahley, Supervisor

Disclaimer: Under Florida law, email addresses are public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public-records request, please call the Contact Center at 941‑861‑5000 or office locations.

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