Jeff Watkins, AICP
Director of Planning and Zoning
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The Planning and Zoning Department promotes 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.
We serve as a resource on zoning, subdivision of property, development regulation, demographic and economic trends to effectively and efficiently assist our citizens to build sucessful businesses and thriving communities.
Collaboration We engage citizens, business leaders and other agencies in planning.
Efficiency We understand and respond to customer needs in a timely manner.
Transparency We provide open and honest communication.
Fairness We support an objective process that considers all points of view.
Respect We ensure that all customers are treated with professional courtesy.
Zoning Division responsibilities:
- Special Use Permits
- Modifications of Zoning Conditions
- Ordinance Interpretation
- Plan Review
- Minor Subdivisions
- Sign Permits
- Zoning Certifications
Planning Division responsibilities:
- Comprehensive Plan
- Small Area Plans
- Intergovernmental Coordination
- Ball Ground Planning
- Waleska Planning
- Zoning and Thematic Mapping
Cherokee County Planning and Zoning Department
1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton, Georgia 30114