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Development Service Center

Development Service Center

Ana Silbernagel
(770) 721-7816

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1130 Bluffs Parkway
Canton, GA 30114

Ground Floor
Hours: M-F, 8-5
tel: 770-721-7810
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  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 permits, building permits or tenant occupancy permits on property zoned AG for uses other than a single-family residence or accessory building, place of worship, school, or telecommunication towers, with such 90-day period to run from the date of passage of this resolution through and includi...

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Dear Taxi Business Owner,  This is to inform you that Cherokee County will no longer license/permit Vehicles for Hire/Taxis.  The Georgia Department of Public Safety is now requiring that you register with their department. If you are operating or conducting business as a Vehicle for Hire/Taxi you must contact them inmediately to obtain a certificate of permit.   For information, applications, etc. please contact the Georgia Department of Public Safety or visit their website at www.gam...

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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 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
  • Engineering
  • 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.


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