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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

DEPARTMENTS

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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

TAX PAYERS

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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

COURT SYSTEM

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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

CONTACTING US

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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
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Jan 21, 2022  
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners decided on a multitude of agenda items at its Jan. 18 meeting, including a Board of Tax Assessors appointment, a request for motorized carts/golf carts in Woodmont, agreements for land surveying and design engineering services, and the 2022 General Election qualifying fees. During its regular me
Jan 20, 2022  
CANTON, GA (Jan. 20, 2022) – Cherokee County employees, who are active duty or retired military personnel, are being honored thanks to a generous donation to the Cherokee Recreation and Parks Commemorative Brick Program. At the Jan. 18 Board of Commissioners meeting, Cherokee Recreation and Parks Director Jay Worle
Jan 14, 2022  
Cherokee County is preparing for possible winter weather this weekend. Our Emergency Management Agency is in regular contact with the National Weather Service, and all Emergency Operations Center teams are on stand-by to report to the EOC should the event warrant the Center to activate. Public Works has prepared salt spreaders, plows, material a
Jan 12, 2022  
CANTON, GA (Jan. 12, 2022) – The final virtual public input meeting for the Northeast Cherokee Parks Plan Update will be held in February. Earlier this year, the Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with TSW to update the plans, which will include three different parcels in the northeast area of Cherokee Co
Jan 06, 2022  
Residents in attendance at the Jan. 4 Cherokee County Board of Commissioners meeting applauded a vote that provides a density solution between rural horse farms and a Planning Unit Development subdivision on East Cherokee Drive in District 1. District 1 Commissioner Steve West, prior to making his motion, explained the property had been
Jan 05, 2022  
CANTON, GA (Jan. 5, 2021) – The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will hold special called meetings for the purpose of the 2022 Board of Commissioners Planning Retreat at Barnsley Gardens located at 597 Barnsley Gardens Road in Adairsville on Thursday, Jan. 27 and Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. Sessions that are open
Jan 03, 2022  
New protocols are being instituted at the Cherokee County Senior Centers in Canton and Ball Ground. “In an effort to keep one of our most vulnerable populations safe among the increase in COVID-19 cases, we are implementing additional protocols at the Senior Centers,” said Senior Services Director Tim Morris. “We ask th
Dec 22, 2021  
The last meeting of 2021 saw employees honored for their service, a recognition of the county’s 190th birthday and appointments to volunteer boards for coming years. Below are highlights of the Dec. 21, 2021 Cherokee County Board of Commissioners meeting. Heard the Sheriff’s Office leadership give the fourth
Dec 17, 2021   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Dec. 17, 2021) – Residents were eager to offload their old electronics at the Cherokee County Recycling Center’s electronics recycling event. “We are very pleased with the community response,” said Cherokee County Community Services Agency Director Bryan Reynolds. “We were able t
Dec 14, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Dec. 14, 2021) – Boy Scout Noah Boynton recently achieved Eagle Scout rank by completing a service project at Cherokee Veterans Park.   On Oct. 30, Boynton, along with a team of approximately 40 scouts and their troop leaders, worked to develop the Cherokee County University of Georgia Extension Of
Dec 10, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Dec. 10, 2021) – The Cherokee County Public Services Agency recently hosted a specialized Animal Investigations and Safety Training event for animal services professionals. The training event was held on Nov. 6 at the Cherokee Conference Center in Canton and drew roughly 40 attendees from jurisdictions
Dec 10, 2021  
Cherokee County is considering an increase in impact fees as a funding mechanism to keep certain services consistent as the county grows. An impact fee is a one-time fee charged to developers to offset costs to taxpayers related to a new development. An impact fee cannot be used to increase the level of service. Cherokee County c
Dec 06, 2021   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Nov. 30, 2021) -- Lifelong resident Steve Stancil will serve as Cherokee County’s citizen representative on the Atlanta Regional Commission beginning Jan. 1. He will succeed Dennis Burnette, who has served as the District 15 representative for more than decade.   “Cherokee County greatly appr
Dec 06, 2021   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Dec. 2, 2021) -- Cherokee County E 9-1-1 has earned national accreditation for the fourth time from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA). Cherokee E 9-1-1 is one of only six 911 Centers in the state of Georgia and one of only 58 in the U.S. to achieve this accreditation. &ldquo
Nov 30, 2021  
The first of two public input meetings for the Cherokee County Comprehensive Transportation Plan (CTP) Update is set for Wednesday, Dec. 8. The meeting will start at 6 p.m. at the Northside Hospital Cherokee Conference Center, located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway in Canton. The public will be able to learn about the CTP process, status and pla
Nov 24, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Nov. 24, 2021) – Adopt-A-Mile signs across Cherokee County are getting a facelift, as the new Keep Cherokee Beautiful organization begins to replace existing signage. KCB officials replaced signage for Peggy Simpson and Bo Wallace, who recently adopted a section of roadway in the Sutallee area, and are
Nov 18, 2021  
Cherokee County is putting a pause on development applications in an effort to review the guiding documents and processes for residential development. At its meeting Tuesday night, the Board of Commissioners instituted a 40-day moratorium on all residential development in zoning classes except R-40, R-60, R-80 and Agriculture and called
Nov 22, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Nov. 22, 2021) – Residents viewed conceptual plans and provided feedback at a virtual public input meeting held Nov. 10 and an outdoor informational workshop held Nov. 13 at Cherokee Veterans Park for the Northeast Cherokee Parks Master Plan Project. Earlier this year, the Board of Commissioners approve
Nov 18, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Nov. 18, 2021) –The Cherokee County Recycling Center, in partnership with Premier Surplus, Inc., is hosting an electronics recycling event Dec. 4, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the County Administration Building located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway in Canton. “Due to the overwhelming response received at pr
Nov 10, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Nov. 10, 2021) – Cherokee Recreation and Parks was honored last week with several awards at the Georgia Recreation and Park Association’s Annual Conference. The conference took place Nov. 1-4 in Columbus, Georgia and drew attendees from park agencies in both cities and counties throughout the stat
Nov 05, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Nov. 5, 2021) -- Portions of Districts 1 and 2 may be represented by a different commissioner should the Georgia General Assembly approve the suggested changes by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners. Chairman Harry Johnston said during the Nov. 2 work session that to ensure equitable representation, th
Oct 22, 2021  
Three parks are getting new pavilions, following a construction services agreement award by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners. The Board approved, 5-0, awarding the agreement to Calm Waters Inc. for $254,248 plus a $25,500 county-controlled contingency. District 4 Commissioner Corey Ragsdale made the motion to approve, which was
Oct 21, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Oct. 21, 2021) – Cherokee Recreation and Parks is set to host a virtual design workshop and an outdoor informational workshop for the Northeast Cherokee Parks Master Plans Project. Earlier this year, the Board of Commissioners approved an agreement with TSW to create a master plan, which will include th
Oct 15, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Oct. 15, 2021) – Stephen Shrout was selected to lead Cherokee Recreation and Parks as its Parks Division Director earlier this month. Shrout has served Cherokee County for the past four years in various roles that include Parks Crew Leader, County Arborist and Parks Manager. Shrout holds a Bachelor of S
Oct 15, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Oct. 15, 2021) – Cherokee County Senior Services is preparing to launch its annual Adopt-A-Senior initiative ahead of the holiday season. “Many of our senior clients live alone and do not have local support,” said Cherokee County Senior Services Resource Coordinator De Gale. “Each year
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