Important Phone Numbers

 

Emergency Numbers

All Emergencies Fire, Police, Ambulance Dial 9-1-1

 

Non-Emergency

Fire Department - 941.861.5300
Sheriff’s Office - 941.861.5800
Sheriff – Security Patrol - 941.316.1201
Animal Services - 941.861.9500

 

When to call 9-1-1
Call 9-1-1 if it is a life-threatening situation or something is occurring at the time of the call. Fire, medical problems, assault, fight, traffic accident or any situation that could result in loss of life or major property loss should be called in to 9-1-1.

 

When to call the non-emergency number
The non-emergency number is 941-316-1201, which you can dial 24 hours a day for non-emergency police help. Using this number keeps 9-1-1 available for true emergencies. These calls most frequently are from someone reporting a crime which occurred a few hours, or even a few days ago. Also reporting a stray dog on the street, a threatening situation or something that is occurring at the time of the call.


United Way - Dial 2-1-1

United Way’s free, 24-hour information and referral helpline links people in need with assistance from more than 2,000 local health and human service programs.

 

Hospitals

Doctors Hospital of Sarasota - 941.342.1100
Lakewood Ranch Medical Center - 941.782.2100
Sarasota Memorial Hospital - 941.917.9000
Sarasota Memorial – Patient Information - 941.917.1000

 

Public Utilities

F.P.L. Customer Service - 941.917.0708
F.P.L. (Power Outage) - 1.800.468.8243
Sarasota County Public Utilities Department - 941.861.6790
Comcast Cable - 941.371.6700
Verizon - 1.800.483.3000


Public Works - Operations & Maintenance
One Stop Calling Regarding Public Works Operations and Maintenance. Call this number for the following issues:

941.861.5000

  • Disaster Preparedness

  • Clogged Catch Basin or Culverts

  • Drainage Problems in the Streets

  • Median Mowing

  • News Rack Violations

  •  Overgrown Trees on County Property, along Roads and Sidewalks

  • Potholes and Pavement Repairs

  • Trash in the Right of Way

  • Private Stormwater Conveyance Violations

  • Retention Ponds

  • Right of Way Violations

  • Sidewalk Cracks and Repairs

  • Guardrail Repairs

  • Sinkholes

  • Street Sign Repair and Replacement

  • Street Sweeping

  • Traffic Signs, Maintenance and Repair

 


Sarasota County Government Phone Numbers

 

Call Center - 941.861.5000
Agriculture Extension Agency - 941.861.9800
Animal Services - 941.861.9500
Animal Services (After Hours Sheriff’s Dept.) - 941.951.5800
Building and Zoning Dept - 941.861.6441
Building Permits - 941.861.6678
Burning (Illegal) - 941.861.5000
Code Enforcement - 941.861.5000
Domestic Violence (24 hours) - 941.861.5800
Environmental Health Services - 941.861.6133
Handicap Permits - 941.861.8300
Health Department - 941.861.2900
Illegal Dumping - 941.861.5000
Interactive Voice Response (for scheduling inspections) - 941.861.6441
Mosquito Control - 941.861.5000
Recycling and Garbage Pickup - 941.861.5000
Sarasota Office of Housing & Community Development - 941.951.3640
Supervisor of Elections (Voting Information) - 941.861.8600
Waste Management (Large Items) - 941.493.4100
Water Restrictions - 941.861.6790
Zoning Department - 941.861.5000