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Zoning

News and Announcements
SFD Moratorium Lifted

On February 15, 2022, the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners lifted the moratorium on single-family developments.  At the same time, they adopted changes to the Zoning Ordinance and Development Regulations through a series of 3 ordinances.  Please find below digital versions of the

Posted: Feb-27-2022 | view story


Thomas Trawick, AICP
Zoning Division Manager
(678) 493-6108

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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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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

Values:

  • 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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