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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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Feb 18, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Feb. 18, 2021) – Four public hearings will be held in March related to rural subdivisions, development regulations, the county’s tree ordinance and a possible extension of the moratorium in Hickory Flat. The Board of Commissioners, at its Feb. 16 meeting, called for a public hearing related to a p
Feb 15, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Feb. 15, 2020) – The online public input period for the Southwest Cherokee Parks and Trails Plan has been extended. Residents now have until Feb. 22 to review the plans and provide feedback. “We decided to extend the online input period from Feb. 15 to Feb. 22 to provide one final opportunity to r
Feb 05, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Feb. 5, 2021) – Despite the cold temperatures, the Cherokee County Recycling Center drew large participation numbers at the Jan. 30 electronics recycling event. “We were pleased with the overwhelming response at the electronics recycling event in January,” said Cherokee County Community Serv
Feb 05, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Feb. 5, 2021) – Commercial trash trucks and haulers for hire will need to make sure their trucks are covered or they will face fines in Cherokee County. Chief Marshal Jamie Gianfala presented an ordinance amendment that would sanction haulers and their affiliated companies that fail to secure their truc
Feb 05, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Feb. 5, 2021) – Complete sidewalks are in the future for areas on Hickory and Stringer roads following approval of a Standard Professional Services agreement with Kennedy Engineering and Associates Group and a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the city of Holly Springs. The Cherokee County Board of
Feb 02, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Feb. 2, 2020) – Residents viewed revised conceptual plans and provided feedback at the Southwest Cherokee Parks and Trails Plan final virtual public input meeting on Feb. 1. Residents have until Feb. 15 to review the plans and provide feedback online. “During the development of the 2018 Cherokee R
Jan 27, 2021  
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE NORTH GEORGIA HEALTH DISTRICT (STATE DEPT. OF PUBLIC HEALTH): The Cherokee County Health Department COVID-19 vaccination clinic will move to Canton First Baptist Church next week. The department will begin operating the clinic at the church, located at 1 Mission Point in Canton, starting nex
Jan 25, 2021  
Special Called Meetings of the Board of Commissioners for Planning Retreat PUBLIC NOTICESpecial Called Meetings of the Cherokee County Board of CommissionersJanuary 28 and 29, 2021Branchwater Restaurant (Upstairs Meeting Room)190 E. Main Street, Canton The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will hold
Jan 22, 2021  
Land for expansion of an existing fire station – and possibly a new station in the future – soon will belong to Cherokee County following a vote of the Board of Commissioners Jan. 19 to purchase 2 acres on Sugar Pike Road. The Board approved the $104,000 purchase with a 5-0 vote. District 2 Commissioner Richard Weatherby made
Jan 21, 2021  
MAKO Medical will perform drive-through COVID-19 testing at First Baptist Church Woodstock beginning Monday, Jan. 25. The Georgia Department of Public Health notified Cherokee County Emergency Management Agency Thursday of the location change. DPH contracted MAKO Medical to take over the testing operations so DPH personnel can shift thei
Jan 20, 2021  
The North Georgia Health District is temporarily halting COVID-19 vaccination appointments in Cherokee County and the five other counties it serves. Those who already have an appointment can still get their vaccine. Cherokee County leaders continue to work with the North Georgia Health District and will relay additional information as it becomes
Jan 19, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Jan. 19, 2020) – Residents will have one last opportunity to view finalized conceptual plans and submit feedback for new parks in the southwest area of the county at an upcoming virtual public input meeting. “We’ve had excellent public participation to date through our website and virtual me
Jan 15, 2021  
CANTON, GA (Jan. 15, 2021) – The Cherokee County Planning and Zoning Division has launched an online website and survey to solicit feedback on the county’s housing challenges and potential solutions. The county engaged Bleakly Advisory Group and completed a housing study last year. The study gathered input fr
Jan 11, 2021  
Cherokee County government offices have received numerous calls about the COVID-19 vaccine. The County does not have any oversight or control over the Georgia Department of Public Health, and cannot provide additional information or guidance about scheduling for COVID-19 vaccines or availability. Currently, the Georgia Department of Publ
Jan 11, 2021  
FROM THE GA DEPT OF PUBLIC HEALTH NOTE: Cherokee County government plays no role in the Georgia Department of Public Health (known as the North Georgia Health District for Districts 1 and 2) website, vaccine locator, hotline or vaccine distribution. Please direct all inquiries to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Thank you.&nb
Jan 08, 2021   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Jan. 8, 2021) – The Georgia Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has bestowed Cherokee County two awards for its financial reporting and budgeting. GFOA awarded Cherokee County its Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the fiscal year 2019 Co
Jan 08, 2021   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Jan. 8, 2021) – The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners is looking at efforts to keep trash from the county’s roads and highways. District 1 Commissioner Steve West introduced an ordinance amendment at the Board’s Jan. 5 meeting that would require commercial trash transfer trucks to ensure their
Jan 07, 2021  
FROM THE NORTH GEORGIA HEALTH DISTRICT Due to an overwhelming response to the recently announced expanded COVID-19 vaccination eligibility beginning on Monday, January 11 in Georgia, the North Georgia Health District is experiencing some technical difficulties as large volumes of traffic hit our online system. Therefore,
Jan 05, 2021   Andrea Barker
UPDATED: From the Georgia Department of Public Health - More Georgians eligible for COVID-19 vaccine beginning Jan. 11 (CLICK HERE)   CANTON, GA (Jan. 5
Jan 04, 2021   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Jan. 4, 2021) –The Cherokee County Recycling Center, in partnership with Premier Surplus, Inc., is hosting an electronics recycling event Jan. 30, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the County Administration Building, 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton. “Due to the overwhelming response at the electronics recycli
Jan 04, 2021   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Jan. 4, 2021) – The Cherokee County Tax Commissioner’s offices in Canton and Woodstock will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 5. Online and kiosk services are available. For online services, visit https://eservices.drives.ga.gov. Convenient kiosks are located at
Dec 18, 2020   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Dec. 18, 2020) – Six Cherokee Recreation and Parks employees recently earned their Certified Parks and Recreation Professional credentials, a national standard for all parks and recreation professionals. Camille Thomas, athletics coordinator, Jordan Wood, parks division director, Frankie Sanders, recrea
Dec 17, 2020   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Dec. 17, 2020) – Two Cherokee County lifeguard teams vied for the top spot in the Georgia Recreation and Parks Association’s Fall Lifeguard Competition. On Nov. 15, 2020, nine swim teams from across Georgia gathered at the Cherokee County Aquatic Center to compete in the first Fall Lifeguard Compe
Dec 17, 2020   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Dec. 17, 2020) – It’s said if you love what you do, you never work a day in your life. While Raymond Gunnin worked hard for Cherokee County for more than 40 years, he truly enjoyed his days serving Cherokee County. Gunnin’s work was recognized Tuesday with a surprise resolution naming Cherok
Dec 17, 2020   Andrea Barker
CANTON, GA (Dec. 17, 2020) – The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners made a significant investment in the Free Home community Tuesday night with the approval of the purchase of 91.89 acres at the corner of Ga. 372 and Ga. 20. The Board approved the $4.2 million purchase with a 4-0-1 vote. District 1 Commissioner
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