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Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit The Courts of the Blue Ridge Judicial Circuit and Cherokee County will continue to operate under the Judicial Emergency Order governing operation of the Courts of this State entered by Chief Justice Harold Melton of the Supreme Court of Georgia on March 14, 2020. The Courts will remain open to address essential functions as provided in the Judicial Emergency Order. Court proceedings will remain open to the public. (view latest emergency order)

The Tax Assessor and Tax Comissioner Offices are re-opening June 1 with distancing, traffic flow patterns, and sanitizing protocols in place. Your patience with our staff and fellow taxpayers is appreciated during this slow return to normal.

The following facilities will remain closed to the general public until further notice:

Please see the press release section on our COVID-19 web page and continue to visit that page for the latest updates.

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CHEROKEE COUNTY TAX COMMISSIONERS OFFICE LOCATIONS TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING MARCH 18th 2020

CHEROKEE COUNTY TAX COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE LOCATIONS TEMPORARILY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC BEGINNING MARCH 18th, 2020.

Due to the growing COVID-19 coronavir

Posted: Mar-17-2020 | view story


Sonya Little
Tax Commissioner
(678) 493-6400

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Renew Car Tag On-line click here!

 

Questions regarding car tags? Please email Kasey Smith at cbennett@cherokeega.com.
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        Forms of payment accepted in Office: Cash, Check or Certified Funds
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PLEASE NOTE: THE OWNER OF THE VEHICLE MUST PRESENT A VALID GA DRIVERS LICENSE

 

Cherokee County Tax Commissioner
2780 Marietta Hwy
Canton, GA 30114
Canton Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00 and some Saturday 8:00-11:45
678-493-6400

 

Woodstock Annex Office
155 Towne Lake Pkwy
Woodstock, GA 30188
Hours are Monday - Friday 8:00-5:00
770-924-4099
 
 
Vehicle owners must renew their registration and pay the ad valorem tax every year with the Tax Commissioner during the 90 day period which ends on their birthday. If the vehicle is owned by more than one person, then the birthday of the person's name that appears first on the title is used to determine the registration period.
 
Newly acquired vehicles must be registered within 7 days; at which time the Title Ad Valorem Tax will be paid. The owner would then come back in during the 60 day period which ends on their birthday to pay the annual tag fee. Effective January 1, 2000, all Cherokee County residents must have an emission test done annually on their vehicle prior to purchasing their tag. New MSO vehicles are exempt from the emission tests for the first three years.
 
Any new resident registering in Cherokee County must have a current emission before registering vehicles.  An annual passing GA emissions test is required prior to renewing or registering your vehicle,  For 2020 renewals, 1996-2017 year models, excluding diesels, alternative fuel vehicles, an any vehicle weighing more than 8500 lbs.
Senior Citizens can apply for a waiver of the emission, if they are over 65 years old and the vehicle is 10 years old or older, and driven less than 5,000 miles annually.
 
Even more emission information is available on the Georgia's Clean Air Force website.
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