Inspections - Businesses

 Annual Inspections and Business License Inspections

Business Licenses and Annual Inspections are required for all businesses operating within the unincorporated areas of Cherokee County and in the cities of Ball Ground, Waleska, Nelson, and Mountain Park. Business License Inspections are required to be performed by inspectors from the Fire Marshal's Office as well as from the Building Department and Environmental Health Department (if applicable).

Annual Inspections: The Fire Marshal’s office performs annual inspections for the safety of your customers, employees, and first responders, to verify that buildings in Cherokee County continue to be in compliance with fire and life safety code requirements.

Business License Inspections are initiated through the following link Development Services Center, which will determine your next steps on the business license process. You may also contact the Cherokee County Development Services Center located at 1130 Bluffs Parkway Canton, GA. 30114, contact number 770-721-7810.

 The following is an example of items that the Fire Inspector will look for during our Annual and Business License Inspections. This is not an all-inclusive list: