Palmer Ranch Resources

This page contains a library of downloadable PDF files pertaining to Palmer Ranch including meeting minutes, documents and forms. Click on the category then you will see a list of documents.

On The Ranch Newsletters


Natural Assets

Meeting Minutes

2024 Meetings

2023 Meetings

2022 Meetings

2021 Meetings

2020 Meetings

2019 Meetings

2018 Meetings

2017 Meetings

2016 Meetings

2015 Meetings

2014 Meetings


Frequently Asked Questions

What is Palmer Ranch?

Palmer Ranch is a master planned development in Sarasota County, Florida. The development community consists of residential, recreational, commercial, industrial and mixed use properties.

What is the Master Association?

The Master Association is the Palmer Ranch Master Property Owners Association, Inc. All owners of Residential, Commercial-Industrial and Recreational properties are Members of the Master Association.

What is the function of the Master Association?

The purpose of the Master Association is enforcement of the covenants, monitoring functions including governmental requirements of the development, maintaining and enhancing the Master Association common area landscape including public road and drainage rights of way, as well as additional responsibilities further defined in the Declaration of Protective Covenants, Conditions and Restrictions for Palmer Ranch.

What makes up the Board of Trustees of the Master Association?

There are fifteen (15) Board Members; ten are elected from Residential Members, three from Commercial-Industrial and two from Recreational Members. The Declarant has exercised its option by appointing a sixteenth member to the Board.

How can I get nominated for election to the Board of Trustees?

Nominations for election of Trustees to the Board by the Residential Members, Commercial-Industrial Members, and Recreational Members shall be made by Nominating Committees for each such class of Membership.

Each Nominating Committee shall consist of a chairperson, who shall be a member of the Board and belong to such Residential, Commercial-Industrial, or Recreational class of Membership; and two (2) or more Members of the Master Association who belong to such class of Membership.

How am I represented at meetings of the Board of Trustees?

Members are represented at all meetings of the Master Association by a Community or Tract Representative. The President of each Association, or another officer of such Sub-Association designated by the President, is the Community or Tract Representative.

Community or Tract Representatives speak, vote and generally act on behalf of the Members they represent.

How is the annual assessment of the Master Association determined?

The Master Association annual assessment is based on a budget approved each year for the following year and set by the Master Association Board of Trustees.

Where can I find the Master Association documents?

Master Association Documents and any Amendments thereto are recorded in the Public Records of Sarasota County, Florida. The following documents are among items available in the Documents Section above.

  • Declaration of Protective Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for Palmer Ranch
  • Amendments to the Declaration of Protective Covenants, Conditions, and Restrictions for Palmer Ranch
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • By-Laws
  • Master Development Order Conceptual Plan

Arrangements can also be made to view documents during office hours at the Palmer Ranch Master Property Owners Association office, 5589 Marquesas Circle, Suite 201, Sarasota, Florida  34233. (941) 922-3866. Hard copies are available from the Master Association; please call in advance for copy.