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Lien Searches & Lien Payoffs

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Change to Lien Search Process

Effective May 1, 2020

Attention title companies, closing agents and others obtaining information about outstanding debt owed to the City:

The City of Sarasota has partnered with Orange Lien Data, LLC to process lien search requests/estoppels.

Effective May 1, 2020, The City of Sarasota will no longer be accepting lien research/estoppel requests via fax, post or email.  All request should be processed through Orange Lien Data, LLC. 

To establish an account with Orange Lien Data, LLC, visit to register your business.

For your convenience, you may use one of the following methods to order lien searches. All major credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, Discover or American Express) will be accepted.

The fee is $87.50 for each lien search request.

The complete property address, name of the owner(s) and parcel ID numbers will be required for all searches of outstanding municipal liens, code enforcement liens and outstanding utility balances, and false alarm liens

Orders placed via email or fax will be returned.

Should you have any questions, feel free to call Orange Lien Data, LLC at 407-965-4245.

Looking for a final payoff for a code lien?

If you already have your order number and do not want us to complete a Code Violation or Code Lien search, we are able to provide you with a final payoff at no charge. We would only need the following information:

  • Order Number
  • The date you would like the interest calculated through.
  • How you would like the results provided to you: Fax, email, or regular US Mail.

You may submit these requests in person, by telephone, by mail or by email.

Ready to make a payment for a code lien?

Payments can be made:

  • In person (8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday through Friday)
  • By mail (Please call (941)263-6417 to verify lien total)
    • City of Sarasota Code Compliance
      1565 1st St
      Annex Building, 2nd Floor
      Sarasota, FL 34236
  • Online (Please call (941)263-6417 to request online payment access)