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  • A helpful arrangement of frequently used Cherokee County online resources
  • Commonly requested forms and documents for a variety of departments and agencies
  • Links to other sites and services often used by our residents


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  • Links to every department and agency under the jurisdiction of the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners
  • Contact information for departments with the name of the department/agency head
  • Links to common agencies not under the jurisdiction of the BOC, but which maintains close ties with us


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  • Information about and links to both the Tax Commissioner and Tax Assessor's Office. (They are very different organizations)
  • Quick links to both the Paying your Taxes online and the Real Estate Search applications.
  • Information about Homestead Exemptions
  • Information about Property Taxes, Millage Rates, and Car Tags


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  • A page listing every judicial and court system in Cherokee County with a brief introduction to what they cover
  • Quick links to Jury Duty Information, Traffic Citation Payments, Court Calendars, Deeds and Records Search, Passport Information, and a lot more


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  • Ways to contact the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, Department and Agency Heads, and State Agencies and Offices
  • Directions to all County Facilities
  • Quick Link to Finding Your Commissioner
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Mar 22, 2023  
(March 22, 2023) – Cherokee County is set to improve road conditions in several subdivisions this spring as part of the 2023 Resurfacing Project. Work for the 2023 Resurfacing Project is set to begin April 3, with roads scheduled to be resurfaced in 10 different subdivisions, including Orange Shoals, North Lake, Ta
Mar 23, 2023  
(MARCH 23, 2023) -- More than 30 business items were addressed by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners Tuesday, including the 2023 Resurfacing Program contract, five public hearings and a design contract to realign Palm Street with Holly Springs Parkway and River Park Boulevard.
Mar 13, 2023  
(March 13, 2023) - Cherokee Recreation and Parks will be hosting a variety of events to celebrate the Easter holiday. “We’re excited to kick off the spring season hosting these Easter-themed events at these Cherokee Recreation and Parks locations,” said Cherokee County Recreation and Park Director Jay W
Mar 10, 2023  
(MARCH 10, 2023) -- Cherokee County’s Community Development Agency is offering a college student internship opportunity this summer. A part-time, paid internship is available to a college-level student who will assist with developing Cherokee County’s Accessory Dwelling Unit ord
Mar 10, 2023  
(MARCH 10, 2023) -- The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners has memorialized the county’s objections to two pieces of legislation dealing with development regulations and stripping local control from governing boards. Neither bill crossed over to the other hous
Mar 02, 2023  
Did you know Cherokee County has a conference center located at The Bluffs in Canton? It's perfect for your corporate, charity or family events. The conference center can be set up for your next business meeting or dressed up for a wedding or special birthday.
Feb 28, 2023  
(Feb. 28, 2023) – Ahead of the Easter holiday, Cherokee Recreation and Parks is asking for donations of pre-filled Easter baskets for local children in need. “As part of our Some Bunny Special Program, we reach out to the community each year to ask for assistance in helping the Easter Bunny gift baskets to th
Feb 24, 2023  
(FEB. 24, 2023) -- The update to Cherokee County’s Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) is official, following the plan’s approval by the Board of Commissioners Tuesday night. The Board unanimously approved the plan update with a 4-0 vote. District 3 Commissioner Benny Carter
Feb 10, 2023  
(FEB. 10, 2023) -- Federal funding available for transportation could be coming to Cherokee County, if the Community Development Agency’s application is approved. The Board of Commissioners authorized the Agency’s applications for $3.7 million for the U.S. D
Feb 13, 2023  
(FEB. 13, 2023) – The deadline to file real property exemptions for the current tax year is quickly approaching. Up until April 3, homeowners in Cherokee can apply for several different tax exemptions depending on qualifications. The deadline for property owners to apply for exemptions is Monday, April 3 since Apri
Feb 08, 2023  
(Feb. 8, 2023) – Cherokee County and the cities of Holly Springs and Woodstock are coming together to plan for future development near the Sixes Road interchange at Interstate 575. The nearly 100 acres located in the southeast quadrant of the interchange are prime
Feb 07, 2023  
(Feb. 7, 2023) – Cherokee County and several of its cities have been awarded a $450,000 action plan grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Safe Streets and Roads for All program.   The USDOT announced the award Feb. 1., which totaled $800 million in awards for 510 projects through the
Jan 27, 2023  
(JAN. 27, 2023) -- The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved the purchase of equipment for the Public Works Department, accepted an annual grant to partially fund victim-witness advocates for the District Attorney’s Office, and approved an amendment to an existing contract for a sidewalk
Jan 27, 2023  
(JAN. 27, 2023) -- Cherokee County Commissioners spent two days retreating in downtown Canton to discuss short-term and long-term needs and plans for the county. The retreat is held each year to allow Commissioners and staff two days of dedicated time to plan for the future. The Board of Co
Jan 27, 2023  
(JAN. 27, 2023) -- More than 300 people attended the State of the County event hosted by the Council for Quality Growth at the Northside Hospital Cherokee Conference Center in Canton Jan. 25. The program featured Cherokee Schools Superintendent Dr. Brian Hightower, Cher
Jan 25, 2023  
(JAN. 25, 2023) -- Cherokee County resident and “The Voice” Season 22 winner Bryce Leatherwood joined the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners Tuesday evening for the presentation of a proclamation honoring not only his success but also the way he represented Cherokee County and the state
Jan 25, 2023  
(Jan. 25, 2023) - Cherokee County received an upgrade to Silver status earlier this month by the Atlanta Regional Commission’s Green Communities Program for demonstrating leadership in sustainability practices. “Individual departments across Cherokee County challenged themselves to implement cost effective and sustainable pro
Jan 13, 2023  
(JAN. 13, 2023) -- Updated regulations are in place for new storage facilities, and the moratorium on new applications will expire later this month. At its Jan. 10 meeting, the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved several text amendments related to indoor, cl
Jan 12, 2023  
(Jan. 12, 2023) – The Office of Cherokee County Elections and Voter Registration was honored earlier this month with a prestigious award from the Georgia Secretary of State’s office.   “This is the very first year that this award has been given out,” said Cherokee County Elections and Voter R
Jan 12, 2023  
(Jan. 12, 2023) – Cherokee Recreation and Parks is seeking donations for its 8th annual Project Valentine initiative. The donations will benefit clients of Empower Cherokee, a local nonprofit organization serving the special needs community. Requested items include lip balm, lotion, sticky notes, pens, markers, wor
Dec 22, 2022  
(DEC. 22, 2022) -- The last Board of Commissioners meeting of 2022 included several board appointments, transportation projects, and planning and zoning cases. At the Dec. 20 meeting, the Board: Elected District 2 Commissioner Richard Weatherby as the vice chairman for 20
Dec 29, 2022  
(Dec. 29, 2022) – Keep Cherokee Beautiful will distribute tree seedlings at Hobgood Park to those participating in the Bring One for the Chipper event happening on Saturday, Jan. 7. KCB volunteers will be on site in the park’s parking lot located at 6688 Bells Ferry Road in Woodstock from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dec 21, 2022  
(DEC. 21, 2022) Extremely cold temperatures are being forecasted leading into Christmas weekend, and Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency is advising residents and businesses to be prepared. Temperatures are expected to significantly drop Thursday ni
Dec 09, 2022  
(Dec. 9, 2022) -- More than 13 miles of roadway are being submitted for consideration to be resurfaced as part of the 2023 Georgia Department of Transportation Local Maintenance & Improvement Grant (LMIG) program. At its Dec. 6 meeting, the Cherokee County Board of
Dec 07, 2022  
(Dec. 7, 2022) – Cherokee Area Transportation Service (CATS) Director Greg Powell gave a presentation on the county’s new propane fueled buses at Georgia Transit Association conference last week in Columbus, Georgia. Powell’s presentation, “Propane Autogas – A Pathway to Lower Emissions and
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