Clerk and Comptroller Office Locations and Hours

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COVID-19 Update

Effective March 23, 2020, the Clerk and Comptroller's office is limiting in-person services due to COVID-19, and requests that citizens do business with this office online, by phone or by mail. The Clerk and Comptroller offers various eService solutions and online access to some public records to meet your business needs.

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.

The Clerk and Comptroller's Venice Branch office includes the Venice (South County) Jury office and is located in the Sarasota County R.L. Anderson Administration Center, just west of the intersection at Jacaranda Boulevard and U.S. 41 (a.k.a. S. Tamiami Trail).

Address: 4000 S. Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34293
View a location map of the R.L. Anderson Administration Center.

Clerk and Comptroller Departments

  • Jury Office - 1st floor, County Commission Chambers
  • Customer Services / Public Access Records - 2nd floor, Room 222


From Tampa / Ft. Myers:

  1. Take I-75 to exit 193. 
    (Jacaranda Boulevard - Toward Englewood / Venice / Sarasota County)
  2. Travel approximately 5 miles south to U.S. 41 (S. Tamiami Trail).
  3. Turn right onto U.S. 41.
  4. Make a U-turn at Englewood Road.
  5. The R.L. Anderson Administration Center will be on your right, adjacent to the Florida Highway Patrol office.

Public Parking

Customer parking for the Clerk and Comptroller's Venice Branch office at the R.L. Anderson Administration Center is available in any of the three lots surrounding the building.

Jury Parking

Jurors summoned to report in Venice (South County) at the R.L. Anderson Administration Building are instructed to park in the open lot on the west side of the building. For a diagram, view the view the Venice Juror Parking Map.
Please Note: Jurors should display their Juror Parking Permit (located on their Jury Summons) on the dashboard of their vehicle.

Disabled Parking

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

  • Northeast side, adjacent to the ramp access and closest to S. Tamiami Trail, two spaces.
  • East side, facing Annex Road, four spaces.
  • South side, six spaces.

Accessible Entrances

  • Ramp-access to the R.L. Anderson Administration Center is on the northeast side of the building.
  • Entrances on the south and east side of the building require one step up at the curb.
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