About North Port
As the largest city in Sarasota County, the City of North Port is home to more than 70,000 residents and spans more than 104.3 square miles. This community is tucked beneath a thick oak and pine canopy and is known for its unique natural environment, rich archeological history, and natural springs. With its median age in the lower 40s and more than 10,000 school children, this community celebrates its youth. Wide open, undeveloped natural land and a population that shares a youthful mindset translates to an future full of possibility. In North Port, residents can truly make a difference. This is the city where you can "Achieve Anything."
Learn more about North Port's green initiatives and sustainability practices. North Port is a certified Florida Green Local Government through the Florida Green Building Coalition.
Airports & Public Transportation
Residents enjoy North Port's accessibility. Both Interstate 75 and U.S. 41 provide easy access to some of Florida's unique and cultural destinations. The City is strategically located between Tampa International Airport and Southwest Florida International Airport. Nearby airports also include Punta Gorda Airport and Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport.
The City of North Port also enjoys public transportation through Sarasota County Area Transit.
Animal Services(also called "Animal Control") are provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office.
City Water & Sewer Availability
Many homes in North Port are on private well or septic. North Port Utilities is consistently looking for ways to expand its services. Check to see if a property has public water and sewer.
Driver's License and Tax Collector Services
The Sarasota County Tax Collector has office hours inside City Hall every Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Sign up to receive emergency notifications from the City of North Port.
Check out the City's event calendar and see what is happening month-to-month.
A growing number of medical providers, including area hospitals, are serving the North Port community.
Learn more about North Port's history in its commemorative book that documents the first 50 years of development.
IRS Tax Filing Help
Each year, United Way Suncoast provides assistance for local residents in preparing their IRS taxes.
North Port is home to two public libraries - the North Port Library and the Shannon Staub Public Library.
Sarasota County provides Mosquito Management in North Port.
My Government Services Map
Check out an interactive map that allows you to search to see what government services are provided to a specific address.
North Port offers a variety of neighborhoods, including gated and non-gated communities, to call home. Sarasota County provides neighborhood services.
Park Locator Map
North Port offers a variety of parks with many different amenities! Check out the City's interactive map that lets you search for what you are interested in.
Pay Utilities Bill Online
Save the stamp or the trip, and pay your Utilities bill online!
Property Taxes & District Fees
Get an overview of how your property taxes and district fees work. This also includes several other helpful links.
The City's Social Services, a division of the City Manager's Office, provides assistance with electric, rental, and utilities assistance for North Port families experiencing a need.
Solid Waste Services
Our City's Public Works Department provides trash collection and recycling through its Solid Waste Division.