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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


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


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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


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
Public Hearing March 16 2021

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. in the Cherokee County Administration Building at 1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, Georgia 30114. The Cherokee County Board of Commissione

Posted: Feb-22-2021 | view story

Hickory Flat Study Area Moratorium

The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners adopted a 90-day moratorium on acceptance of applications for rezoning and special use permits in the Hickory Flat Study Area. A map of the study area can be found by clicking Posted: Dec-16-2020 | view story


Meetings with Zoning Division staff are being held by phone or online until further notice. The purpose of this measure is to slow and prevent the transmission of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and for the protection of the public health, safety, and w

Posted: Mar-17-2020 | view story

Michael Chapman, AICP
Zoning Manager
(678) 493-6112

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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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