Contact the Clerk and Comptroller's Office

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In addition to e-Services, the Clerk and Comptroller offers citizens various, convenient service locations throughout Sarasota County to conduct their business. To determine which location(s) to visit, select the service you need from the Department drop-down list below. Click on a location for directions and parking information.
  • Main Office, Clerk of Court Services, County Recorder, Administration

    Historic Courthouse in Sarasota
    1. Address:Sarasota County Historic Courthouse 2000 Main St.
      Sarasota, FL 34237
    2. Phone:(941) 861-7400
    Services:
    1. Court Records
    2. Criminal Court
    3. Evictions
    4. Family Law - Divorce, Child Support, & Paternity
    5. Foreclosures
    6. Human Resources
    7. Marriage Licenses & Ceremonies
    8. Official Records
    9. Passports & Photos
    10. Probate, Wills, Guardianship, & Mental Health
    11. Recording
    12. Restraining Orders
    13. Small Claims
    14. Tax Deed Sales
    15. Traffic & Fines

The Clerk and Comptroller's main office is located in Sarasota County Historic Courthouse, on the southeast corner of Main Street and U.S. 301 (a.k.a. Washington Boulevard).

Address: 2000 Main Street, Sarasota, FL 34237
View a location map of the Sarasota County Historic Courthouse.

Clerk and Comptroller Departments

  • Customer Services - 1st floor, Room 102
  • Public Access Records - 1st floor, Room 103

Directions

From Tampa / Ft. Myers:

  1. Take I-75 to exit 210 (FL-780 W / Fruitville Road - Toward Sarasota / St. Armands, Mote Aquarium / Gulf Beaches).
  2. Travel approximately 5 miles west to East Avenue.
  3. Turn left on East Avenue, heading south.
  4. Turn right on Main Street, heading east.
  5. The Sarasota County Historic Courthouse will be on your left.

Public Parking

Customer parking for the Clerk and Comptroller's Sarasota Main Office is available on both Main Street and Ringling Boulevard, and in the nearby Sarasota County Parking Garage.
Please Note: All parking is subject to time limits and parking enforcement, except within the parking garage.

  • Main Street: On-street parking available.
  • Main Street Parking Lot:
    Northeast corner of Main Street and U.S. 301 / Washington Blvd., directly across Main Street from the Historic Courthouse. Enter from Fletcher Avenue.
  • Ringling Boulevard: Limited on-street parking available.
  • Sarasota County Parking Garage:
    Southeast corner of Ringling Boulevard and School Avenue, one block east of the Historic Courthouse. Enter from School Avenue. Parking available in the lot and on five floors of parking garage.
    Address: 2150 Ringling Boulevard, Sarasota, FL 34237.
    View a location map of the Sarasota County Parking Garage.

Disabled Parking

Parking designated for those displaying a disabled parking permit is available in the following locations.

  • Ringling Boulevard:
    North side, adjacent to the main entrance to the Historic Courthouse, two spaces.
    This provides street-level access to the Clerk and Comptroller's office.
  • Main Street:
    South side, between the Historic Courthouse and the Sheriff's Jail entrance, one space.
    This provides ramp-access to the Law and Order Cafe and the Historic Courtroom.
  • Main Street Parking Lot:
    Northeast corner of Main Street and U.S. 301 (a.k.a. Washington Blvd.), multiple spaces.
    Visitors to the Clerk and Comptroller's office will need to cross Main Street.

Accessible Entrances

  • Clerk and Comptroller's Office at Sarasota County Historic Courthouse
    Street-level access to the Clerk and Comptroller's office is from the Ringling Boulevard entrance only.
  • Sarasota County Historic Courtroom and Law and Order Cafe
    Ramp-access to the Historic Courtroom and the Law and Order Cafe is available from the east side of the Historic Courthouse, accessible from Main Street.
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