Cherokee County government offices housed in the administration building on Bluffs Parkway will be providing services remotely on Friday, because of the visit of Vice President Mike Pence for a midday political rally.

The administration building will be closed to non-employees from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parking at the administration building will be restricted until after the event is over on Friday. All departments housed in the administration building will provide their services via phone, email or the county website.

“We are honored that Vice President Pence is visiting Cherokee County,” said County Manager Jerry Cooper. “We encourage everyone to complete their business this week with offices in the county administration building before Friday or remotely on Friday.”

All business to be conducted with the Development Service Center can be done online by visiting www.cherokeega.com/DSC. The DSC handles business licenses, development and land disturbance permits, building permits and inspections, special events permits, and more. For a full list or for more information, please visit www.cherokeega.com, call 770-721-7810 or email DSC@CherokeeGA.com.

To reach the UGA Extension Service, visit extension.uga.edu, call 770-721-7803 or email uge1057@uga.edu.

To reach the North Georgia Health District’s Office of Environmental Health, visit nghd.org/locations/envhealth/cherokeeenv.html, call 770-479-0444 or email ehs@cherokeega.com.

To reach the Cherokee County Fire Marshal’s Office, visit cherokeecountyfire.org/fire-marshal or call 678-493-6290.

Pence is campaigning on behalf of incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue with rallies in Canton starting at 12:30 p.m. before then traveling to Gainesville for another rally.

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