Charlotte County, FL Logo

18500 Murdock Circle
Port Charlotte, FL 33948

Mobile Menu close icon

COVID-19 Update: Get the latest information regarding COVID-19.

close search

Justice Center Renovation

Project Description

The Charlotte County Justice Center Renovation Project is currently anticipated to:
1. Relocate Clerk of Court records storage to an off-site building 
2. Provide enhanced security improvements, both interior and exterior, including expansion of the secured entry pavilion, enclosing of an exterior colonnade for interior secured use, and other internal and site related security enhancements
3. Provide remodeling, relocation, and growing in place of various departments currently located at the Justice Center, within the existing building footprint, to meet program target needs until approximately 2025
4. Provide space for two new courtrooms and necessary support space

Project Location

350 East Marion Ave., Punta Gorda

Project Impacts

Construction has impacted points of entry/exit for both vehicular and pedestrian traffic. Patience is appreciated as we move through these construction transitions. 

Latest Updates

Construction is in the final phases, including renovations to the two new courtrooms and support spaces, and site related security enhancements.  Installation of a supplemental backup generator is running concurrent with this project.


Phase Cost
Design $1,975,000
Construction $16,565,000
Other Costs $960,000
Total Budget $19,500,000


Phase Start Date Forecast Completion Actual Completion
Planning and Approval 04/01/2014 02/23/2015 02/21/2017
Design Development 03/10/2016 08/03/2018 08/06/2018
Construction 08/07/2018 12/21/2020

Project Phase

Project Updated

Project Manager
Jenny Buccieri
Email Project Manager

Sponsor Department
Facilities Construction and Maintenance

Design Engineer/Architect
Sweet Sparkman Architects

Construction Contractor
Ajax Building Company, LLC

Delivering Exceptional Service

Questions? Issues?

Contact Us