Important Notice! On January 4, 2022, the Cherokee County Board of Commissioners approved an increase on all impact fees for new construction. This increase will be in two phases with the first phase having an effective date of March 1, 2022. The second phase will be effective January 1, 2023, more information will be communicated closer to that time.
The new fee amount for single-family detached housing will be $2,008.64 (phase one)
The new fee amount for residential condominium/townhouse will be $1,955.50 (phase one)
In order to reduce the risk of exposure to the COVID-19 virus, the Cherokee County Development Services Center is encouraging all customers requesting service permits and commercial permits and those submitting site development plans or making business license renewals to make those submissions using the Cityview online portal - https://cityview.cherokeega.com/cvprodportal.
All residential building permit applications and new business license applications can be emailed directly to the DSC representatives at [email protected]. All payments can be paid through the web portal or by contacting the DSC at 770-721-7810. https://cityview.cherokeega.com/cvprodportal.
All other permit and development applications are available on the DSC webpage. https://www.cherokeega.com/DSC.
Any questions can be directed to the DSC at 770-721-7810 or email [email protected]
March 13, 2020
The Development Service Center is the primary point for citizens of Cherokee County and its development community to obtain building permits, land development permits, planning and zoning services, environmental health services, Fire Marshal services, solicitor's permits, and issuance of business licenses.
The Development Service Center is located on the ground floor of the Cherokee County Administration Building. The DSC offers friendly, professional assistance from representatives trained to listen and understand the needs of our citizens, determine an appropriate course of action, and deliver a response which is timely, complete and valuable.
Services offered at the DSC include the following departments:
- Building Permits & Inspections
- Fire Marshal
- Environmental Health
- Planning & Zoning
- Development Review and Land Disturbance
- Alcohol License
- Occupation Tax Certificate - Business License
For a comprehensive list of forms and related documents please visit our forms directory.
Cherokee County strives to provide online resources in a secure manner to respect your privacy when you visit our site. To secure your privacy, please do not upload documents containing sensitive information:
- No driver's license information or photos
- No social security number
- No personal email address
- No personal phone numbers
We will not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission, or is public information under the Georgia Open Records Act O.C.G.A. 50-18-70