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Development Service Center

News and Announcements
Thanksgiving Holiday

County offices will be closed November 23rd and 24th.  

Posted: Oct-25-2023 | view story

Posted: Mar-16-2020 | view story

Shannon Griffith
Development Service Center Manager
(770) 721-7810

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Every time a new business moves in, our community improves and grows. At the Development Service Center we pride ourselves on having a very business-friendly staff, and excellent customer service. We serve over 10,000 businesses in the areas of unincorporated Cherokee County. If you are thinking of starting a business, whether in a commercial location or from the comfort or your home, Cherokee County is the place! 

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The Development Service Center issues the following licenses and registrations;          

Occupation Tax Certificate


Also known as a business license       Click here to renew!

Alcoholic Beverage License

License for licensee and Manager's Permit

Pawnbroker License


Precious Metals and Gems Dealers

Gold and gems dealers

Motorized Cart Registrations  

Solicitors and Transient Merchants



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