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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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Moratorium on properties zoned AG

 

UPDATE: Moratorium has been extended to April 7, 2018

At their 7 November Regular Meeting, Cherokee County Board of Commissioners imposed a 90-day moratorium on the acceptance of applications or plans for the issuance of land disturbance pe

Posted: Mar-12-2018 | view story

Building Permits And Inspections|Service Permits

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Service permits are available to those that are working a trade, i.e. plumbers, electricians, HVAC, etc. at a location within unincorporated Cherokee County.  All permits must be issued before work is started and will be issued only to state licensed technicians.  

Emergency permits: work is allowed to be completed in the case of an emergency (i.e. broken water heater at night) a permit must be obtained as soon as possible and a final inspection must be performed.  

Electrical Permits  

Electrical permit application

Electrical affidavit

Temporary Construction Power 

Power Reconnection Inspection Request

 Mechanical Permits

Mechanical permit application

Mechanical affidavit

 Plumbing Permits 

Plumbing permit application

Plumbing affidavit 

    

YOU MAY NOW APPLY FOR SERVICE PERMITS ONLINE! VISIT OUR CITYVIEW PORTAL TO APPLY, LOOK UP THE STATUS OF YOUR PERMIT AND PAY YOUR FEES. 

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 (e.g. driver's license, social security #, private phone numbers and personal email, etc.).  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 "

Permit fees:  $50.00 - you may pay your fee by credit card (a convenient fee of 3% will be assessed to each credit/debit transaction - a minimum of $2.00 for all transactions under $67.00), cash or check.

Inspections - An inspection (or several, depending on the scope of work) is required. Visit our CityView Portal and register to schedule inspections, upload documents related to your permit and see inspection's results in real time. 

Plans - All electrical, plumbing and mechanical work for commercial buildings over 5,000 square feet and/or public assembly must be designed by a professional.  If you would like to be sure whether plans are required or not for your project, please email our Building Inspections Director at jbass@cherokeega.com.  To submit plans, please visit our CityView Portal and download the Digital Review User's Guide for more information. 

 

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