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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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Nov 22, 2022  
(Nov. 22, 2022) – A professional social media group formed a partnership that brought representatives from the Turks and Caicos to Canton to learn from Cherokee Probation Services last week.   Three members from the Turks and Caicos Probation and Rehabilitation Unit tra
Nov 21, 2022  
(Nov. 21, 2022) – Cherokee Recreation and Parks has been awarded the Outstanding Program Award for its Cherokee Youth Basketball program by the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association (GRPA).   “The athletics division of Cherokee Recreation and Parks has worked hard o
Nov 17, 2022  
(NOV. 17, 2022) -- Three intersection improvement projects received the go-ahead Tuesday following the approval of two standard construction services agreements. At its Nov. 15 meeting, the Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a $831,497 standard constructio
Nov 17, 2022  
(NOV. 17, 2022) -- Cherokee County is now a Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) Triple Crown Winner. The Triple Crown Award designation recognizes governments who have received GFOA’s Certificate of Achievement for Excell
Nov 16, 2022  
(Nov. 16, 2022) - Officials from Keep Georgia Beautiful and Keep America Beautiful, Inc., welcomed Cherokee County to its expanding community-based Network of Affiliates with the certification of Keep Cherokee Beautiful. “The re-establishing of the Keep Cherokee Beautiful program over the past two years has been a
Nov 10, 2022  
(Nov. 10, 2022) -- Community Development Agency Director Brantley E. Day has been appointed to the National Association of Counties (NACo) Housing Task Force, comprised of more 30 county leaders from across the United States. Day is the sole representative selected in the state of Georgia.
Nov 04, 2022  
(Nov. 4, 2022) -- The design process for two transportation projects and construction on a new fire station will soon be under way following affirmative votes by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners. At its Nov. 1 meeting, the Board unanimously approved the design services contract wi
Nov 02, 2022  
(Nov. 2, 2022) – Cherokee County Senior Services is asking for donations for its annual Adopt-A-Senior program ahead of the holiday season. “We have noticed an increase this year in seniors reaching out to us requesting financial assistance with everything from utilities to groceries,” said Cherokee County Senior Servic
Nov 02, 2022  
(Nov. 2, 2022) -- The first growth boundary agreement between the city of Holly Springs and Cherokee County since 2006 is in effect following the approval by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners. A Growth Boundary Agreement is a document that defines and limits fu
Oct 25, 2022  
(Oct. 25, 2022) –The Cherokee County Recycling Center, in partnership with Premier Surplus, Inc., is hosting an electronics recycling event Dec. 3, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the County Administration Building located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway in Canton. “The Cherokee County Recycling Center is pleased to provide
Oct 20, 2022  
(Oct. 20, 2022) -- Eight E 9-1-1 employees were recognized Tuesday night for their lifesaving efforts. “I think it’s fair to say 9-1-1 is really the heart of our public safety system,” said Chairman Harry Johnston. “Not only do these folks dispat
Oct 18, 2022  
(Oct. 18, 2022) -- Cherokee County will put the first propane-powered public transit buses in the state of Georgia in service next week following a ribbon cutting held Tuesday at the Cherokee County Administrative Offices. Cherokee Area Transportation Service (CATS) pur
Oct 13, 2022  
The application portal for the second round of Emergency Rental Assistance funding is expected to open later this month, following the approval of a Memorandum of Understanding with MUST Ministries. The second round of funding comes with fewer restrictions for applicants. Emergency Rental Assistance Program funds were allocated as part o
Oct 07, 2022  
(Oct. 7, 2022) – The Georgia Department of Natural Resources chose Cherokee County for a more than half-million-dollar investment in outdoor recreation. The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners unanimously accepted the Georgia Outdoor Stewardship Trust Fund project agreement Tuesday, which will serve as a $1.6 mi
Oct 07, 2022  
Around 100 people were on hand Friday to celebrate the groundbreaking of phase one of Technology Ridge Parkway – a new corridor that will improve access from the Cherokee County Regional Airport to The Bluffs, a location primed for corporate relocation. Representatives from the State Road and Tollway Authority, as well as Gov. Bria
Oct 05, 2022  
(Oct. 5, 2022) – Cherokee County officially kicked off the 2023 Comprehensive Plan Update Tuesday night at the regular Board of Commissioners meeting. The comprehensive plan is a long-range plan that highlights intended land uses over a 20-year period and updated every five years. It is a guiding document for count
Sep 23, 2022  
(Sept. 23, 2022) -- Eight local nonprofits are a step closer to receiving a bolstering of funds following an affirmative vote by the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners. The Board unanimously approved awarding more than $2.8 million to local nonprofits as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. The county
Sep 22, 2022  
(Sept. 22, 2022) -- Cherokee County has formed a 25-year growth boundary agreement with the city of Ball Ground – the first growth boundary agreement with the city since the last one expired in 2006. A Growth Boundary Agreement is a document that defines and limits future growth for a city. While not legally bindin
Sep 19, 2022  
(Sept. 19, 2022) – County officials debuted park improvements to the Richard “Hunkey” Mauldin Sports Complex at Kenney Askew Memorial Park at a ribbon-cutting ceremony held on Thursday, Sept. 15. The improvements were made thanks to a grant received from the Pilgrim’s Hometown Strong initiative. R
Sep 09, 2022  
(Sept. 9, 2022) – Intergovernmental cooperation was on tap at the Sept. 6 Cherokee County Board of Commissioners meeting with two items garnering approval in cooperation with local cities and a transportation agreement with the Cherokee County School District to assist ACE Academy students. The Board approved an intergovernmen
Sep 09, 2022  
(Sept. 9, 2022) – The fiscal year 2023 budget was presented during Tuesday’s work session showing an overall decrease of about $26.1 million. The total budget, including operations, fire, and capital projects, is $361.4 million. Cherokee County’s budget year runs Oct. 1-Sept. 30. A public hearing on the budget is planne
Sep 09, 2022  
(Sept. 9, 2022) - Cherokee County’s 20th Patriot Day Ceremony brought more than 200 people to downtown Canton to reflect on the events of Sept. 11, 2001. The ceremony included a welcome reflection from Rotary Club of Canton President Nicole Lawson, invocation by Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services Chaplain Tom Johnson, pr
Sep 01, 2022  
(Sept. 1, 2022) Cherokee County’s annual Patriot Day Ceremony will be held Friday, Sept. 9 at 8:30 a.m. in downtown Canton.  This will be the 20th year of the annual ceremony, which will take place at the Public Safety Memorial at Rotary Park (between the historic courthouse and the Justice Center).
Aug 24, 2022  
CANTON, GA (Aug. 24, 2022) – History Cherokee recently awarded a Preservation Award to Cherokee County for its efforts in the restoration of the historic Hickory Flat Gymnasium. History Cherokee held its annual Historic Preservation Awards Banquet on Thursday, Aug. 18 at the Cherokee County Conference Center on Blu
Aug 19, 2022  
The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved a resolution on Aug. 16, calling upon the Georgia General Assembly, Secretary of State and State Elections Board to remove QR codes from ballots and instead utilize a system that allows the voter to view a readable ballot before it is cast. In recent months, Cherokee County
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