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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
  • Quick Link to Finding Your Commissioner
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Jun 05, 2024  
CANTON, GA (June 5, 2024) – The opening of the first phase of a new roadway to connect the corporate center of The Bluffs with the Cherokee County Regional Airport was commemorated Tuesday. State and local leadership gathered with members of the community Tuesday
Jun 07, 2024  
(JUNE 7, 2024) -- The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners’ June 4 meeting included several construction projects for court services, appointments to state and local boards, and multiple transportation and drainage improvement projects. During the June 4 meeting, the Board:
Jun 05, 2024  
CANTON, GA (June 5, 2024) -- Improvements to the Cherokee County Regional Airport were unveiled Wednesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Cherokee County Airport Authority and Lead Edge Design Group. The $8 million project included widening the runway from 75 feet to 100 fe
Jun 03, 2024  
(JUNE 3, 2024) – The Cherokee County Planning and Zoning Department is seeking public input on the draft ordinance for the proposed Highway 20 East Overlay District. Feedback will be accepted now through July 1. The draft ordinance was developed based on over 900 responses from the Highway 20 Visual Preference
May 24, 2024  
(MAY 24, 2024) -- Construction of a new EMS only station near the East Cherokee Drive/Highway 5 intersection and a sidewalk project on Hickory Road received votes of approval Tuesday night at the regular Cherokee County Board of Commissioners meeting. At its May 21 meeting, the Board approv
May 24, 2024  
(MAY 24, 2024) - The Cherokee County Aquatic Center is set to open the Oasis outdoor pool on Memorial Day weekend, along with hosting a special after-hours event. The Cherokee County Aquatic Center, located at 1200 Wellstar Way, Canton, will open the Oasis outdoor pool on Saturday, May 25. Doors will open at 10 a.m., and
May 17, 2024  
(MAY 17, 2024) -- Members of the public joined Cherokee County and partners for two in-person open houses and an online information session this week to get a first glimpse of the approach to a master plan encompassing all current and future greenways and trails in Cherokee County. A projec
May 10, 2024  
(MAY 10, 2024) -- The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners invested in the maintenance and advancement of the fire service with approvals to spend more than $8 million in Special Purpose Local Option Sales tax funds on new fire engines and aerial/ladder trucks. At its May 7 meeting, the B
May 10, 2024  
(MAY 10, 2024) -- The Cherokee County Board of Tax Assessors approved the 2024 Notice of Assessment list on at its regular meeting on Thursday, May 9, reflecting an overall digest increase of 6.5 percent, including new construction. The Assessor's Office will begin mailing annual property assessment notices starting Monday, May
May 07, 2024  
(MAY 7, 2024) -- Cherokee County, along with the cities of Canton, Woodstock, Holly Springs, and Ball Ground, have begun development of a Safety Action Plan, geared at eliminating fatalities and serious injuries on Cherokee County’s roadways. The plan is supported by the federal Safe
May 01, 2024  
(MAY 1, 2024) -- The public will have the opportunity in May to learn about and provide feedback on the Wildcat Sixes Road Project, a multi-jurisdictional initiative to alleviate traffic congestion and bring quality commercial development to the I-575 and Sixes Road interchange area.
Apr 24, 2024  
(APRIL 24, 2024) -- Single-stream recycling service at the Blalock Road facility of the Cherokee County Recycling Center will be interrupted for a little more than week as improvements are made to help mitigate future service interruptions due to an increase in residents recycling. The Blal
Apr 23, 2024  
(APRIL 23, 2024) -- Cherokee County residents will have the opportunity to be part of planning for a master plan for trails and greenways throughout the county. Two in-person public input sessions and a virtual meeting are planned for May.   In November, th
Apr 22, 2024  
(APRIL 22, 2024) -- The opportunity for nonprofits and government entities to apply for grant funds opens this week with required workshops for interested parties set for May. “Cherokee County is pleased to announce the opening of the application process for the 2025 Community Develop
Apr 19, 2024  
(April 19, 2024) – The long-awaited Ball Ground Bypass is moving forward with the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approving a $1.1 million contract for design services. The Board unanimously approved highest scoring proposer, Vanasse Hangen Brustlin, Inc. (VHB), to design the new alignment roadway that begin
Apr 18, 2024  
(April 18, 2024) – The winners of the inaugural Cherokee County Board of Commissioners Art Competition were announced Tuesday during the regular meeting of the board. “I want to thank the artists for participating in this first ever art competition,” said Cherokee County Chairman Harry Johnston. “
Apr 12, 2024  
APRIL 12, 2024) – The Cherokee County Animal Shelter was named the 2024 Best of Cherokee Adoption/Rescue during the Best of Cherokee Showcase at Thrive Canton Thursday. The Best of Cherokee contest is held by the Cherokee Tribune & Ledger-News. Residents were able to nominate their favorite business/services in
Apr 05, 2024  
(APRIL 5, 2024) -- Our Lady of LaSalette Catholic Church received rezoning approval Tuesday night that allows the church to relocate to Cumming Highway in the Macedonia community. AOA Properties Holding Inc. filed a request to rezone 42.59 acres from Agriculture, R-80 and R-20 to Office Ins
Apr 04, 2024  
(APRIL 4, 2024) -- A new tag renewal kiosk is now operational in the Macedonia community. Tax Commissioner Denise Mastroserio worked with the Georgia Department of Revenue and Kroger to receive approval for a new location, making it more convenient for residents to renew their tags.
Mar 28, 2024  
(MARCH 28, 2024) -- Cherokee County E 9-1-1 is the 2024 Call Center of the Year in the state of Georgia. The 9-1-1 team was bestowed the award Wednesday, March 27 during the Georgia Emergency Communications Conference in Athens. “I am extremely proud of the work our team of E 9-1-1 pr
Mar 22, 2024  
(MARCH 22, 2024) -- Nearly $6 million was approved for road projects Tuesday night. The Board of Commissioners approved a $5.7 million contract with Bartow Paving and an agreement for $222,000 with TRP Construction Group for traffic striping. As part of the $5.7 million paving project, Cher
Mar 20, 2024  
(MARCH 20, 2024) -- The community gathered Friday night at the L.B. Ahrens Recreation Center to kick off the Cherokee County Commissioners Inaugural Art Competition. Several of the 11 high school students who entered their artwork were present at the event, along with representation from ev
Mar 19, 2024  
(March 19, 2024) – Local seniors celebrated this past weekend during the second annual Senior Prom event hosted in partnership with Cherokee County Senior Services and the Cherokee and Sequoyah High School Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) Clubs. This free event was held in the gymnasium of Cherokee Hig
Mar 18, 2024  
CANTON, GA (March 18, 2024) – The Cherokee Office of Elections and Voter Registration is urging residents who wish to vote by absentee ballot to apply for their absentee ballots as soon as possible. The U.S. Postal Service has been experiencing delays at the Palmetto Distribution Center.
Mar 12, 2024  
(March 12, 2024) – Cherokee County residents are invited to attend a Town Hall meeting on March 21. Cherokee County District 3 Commissioner Benny Carter will host the Town Hall meeting at the Heritage Club clubhouse in the River Green subdivision located at 201 Clubhouse Drive in
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