** Important Notice IVR (Interactive Voice Response) - New Spanish Language Option
We are pleased to announce this new feature on our IVR effective January 4th, 2017 . All IVR options/prompts can now be heard in Spanish. The IVR is available 24 hours for scheduling
inspections, paying fees, and checking permit status.

** Important Notice - Updated Fee Schedule - Effective November 1, 2016 Click here for Fee Resolution 2016-187

** Important Notice - We have seen an increase in permits which may cause delays in reviews.
We are working diligently to ensure all permits are reviewed as quickly as possible. Thank you.

** Important Notice - County Will Prioritize Permits for Homeowners Needing Repairs
from Tornado and Storm Damage -

Permitting staff are ready to answer any permitting questions related to damage from the tornado or
storm damage: (941)861-5000. Permits will be expedited for property owners who sustained damage.

Online Permitting has two sections, Member Services which is for Licensed Contractors and Authorized Agents and Public Services for all other Constituents.

Member Services:

Licensed Contractors wishing to use this site must first complete a Permitting Services Online Access Request form. Once you receive your temporary password, you will gain immediate access and need to go to the My Profile section and change your password.

Authorized Agents wishing to use this site must have a valid Authorized Agent Letter on file and complete a Permitting Services Online Access Request form

A valid Authorized Agent form must be on-file and is only good for up to one year at a time. For your convenience, this form can be filled out online, printed out, notarized and emailed to licensing@scgov.net, faxed in, mailed in or hand delivered to one of our Permit Centers.

Once you receive your temporary password, you will gain immediate access and need to go to the My Profile section and change your password.

Public Services:

All constituents may use this section to query permits, check if contractors are licensed to work in Sarasota County, Request Information, Request Property Records, view Statistical Reports and access all forms, guidelines and checklists.

This Web site is provided as a convenience to the viewing public.

Please feel free to contact us by email or by calling one of our Permit Centers at 941- 861-3029 or 941-861-6678.

Public Utilities:

To request the installation of a water meter by Sarasota County Public Utilities after all applicable capacity/meter fees have been paid, please email metersets@scgov.net Include permit number and service address. Multiple water meters may be requested on a single email Or call (941) 861-6767 option 2.