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Click through to find:

  • 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


Click through to find:

  • 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


Click through to find:

  • 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


Click through to find:

  • 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


Click through to find:

  • 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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News and Announcements
Cherokee School Break Week

For the week of September 18 - 22, 2023, we will have limited staff in the office due to school break and training.  If you need assistance, please leave a message or send us an email.  We will respond as soon as we are back in the office.

Posted: Sep-18-2023 | view story

Thomas Trawick, AICP
Zoning Division Manager

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Mission Statement

To promote the community vision by providing a process for orderly growth and development while protecting local resources in order to enrich the quality of life in Cherokee County.

To serve as a resource for residents, business owners, and decision makers on matters related to zoning and land use in order to build a successful and thriving community.


  • Rezonings
  • Special Use Permits
  • Modifications of Zoning Conditions
  • Variances and Appeals
  • Plan Review
  • Minor Subdivisions and Lot Combinations 
  • Sign Permits
  • Zoning Certifications
  • Zoning Ordinance Interpretation


  • Collaboration - We engage citizens, business leaders, and other agencies in planning.
  • Efficiency - We understand and respond to customer needs in a timely manner.
  • Fairness - We support an objective process that considers all points of view.
  • Respect - We ensure that all customers are treated with professional courtesy.
  • Transparency - We provide open and honest communication.
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