Cabarrus County Government Departments

Active Living & Parks - Promotes health through wellness programs, social activities and coordinated aging-related services. Provides parks, trails and open space; year–round athletic programs; and special events enhancing quality of life.

Arena & Events Center - The region’s prime venue for concerts, conventions, sporting and agricultural events, tradeshows, meetings and reception needs.

Board of Commissioners - The County is governed by a five–member board that adopts an annual budget, ordinances, rules and regulations, establishes property tax rates, and sets policies and objectives in addition to other responsibilities.

Board of Elections - Administers accurate, free and efficient voting for all federal, state, county and special elections.

Communications & Outreach - Provides information about County projects, services and events through media outlets, the County website and cable Channel 22.

Cooperative Extension - An educational partnership designed to sustain agriculture, protect the environment, develop responsible youth, transform communities, and build strong, healthy families.

Emergency Management - Plans for and responds to emergency situations and educates citizens in fire safety and emergency preparedness. Divisions: Fire Marshal and Homeland Security.

Emergency Medical Services - Provides County residents 24–hour emergency and non–emergency stretcher transport.

Fair - The County Fair is held each September at Cabarrus Arena and Events Center on Highway 49 in Concord. The Fair features music performances, midway rides, games, food, a petting zoo, agriculture education, exhibits and more.

Finance - Maintains the County's accounting and reporting system in accordance with generally accepted principles.

Human Resources - Oversees personnel practices and ensures compliance, administers employee benefits and maintains personnel records and files.

Human Services - Provides financial assistance, protective services, and an array of programs that help individuals and families maintain/enhance health, safety and well-being.

Information Technology Services - Provides computer and communication services including; business and data services, technical architectural services, network data and telecommunications services, web development, application development and GIS.

Infrastructure & Asset Management - Provides general maintenance to facilities, grounds, fleet and street signs owned by Cabarrus County.

Library System - Offers adult and juvenile collections, reference resources and Internet access, as well as CD and DVD checkout at four library facilities.

Planning & Development - Oversees growth and development from long-range planning to building occupancy. Divisions: Planning, Zoning, Construction Standards, Soil & Water Conservation and Community & Economic Development.

Register of Deeds - Records and maintains official documents including marriage licenses, birth and death certificates, and land records.

Sheriff - Enforces and maintains public safety. Divisions: Animal Control, Civil/Records, Crime Scene, Communications, Community Policing, Courthouse Security, DARE/School Resource Officers, Jail and Patrol.

Solid Waste Management
Provides recycling programs and operates a household hazardous waste facility, a construction and demolition landfill, and garbage disposal and recycling center.

Tax Administration - Oversees the listing and assessing of all real, personal and business property, maintains real estate ownership through land records and collects County taxes.

Transportation - Provides transportation services that enable all eligible individuals to access necessary medical care and other resources that can improve and enhance their quality of life. By providing transportation for essential services, we promote an independent lifestyle that allows individuals to remain in their homes as long as possible.

Veterans Services - Assists local veterans in securing aid with health benefits, pensions, compensation, insurance, home loans and education assistance.