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Note: County office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

*Animal Shelter -- (704) 476-3174, 1601 Airport Road, Shelby. (Next to County Old Landfill)

Board of Elections (704) 484-4858, 215 Patton Drive, Shelby. (Corner of Patton Drive and Graham Street). Director of Elections: Dayna Causey.

Building Inspections -- (704) 484-4997, Basement Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Department Head: Paul Ezell.

CJPP Resource Center -- (704) 480-5296, 308 Gardner Street, Shelby. This program is funded through the Criminal Justice Partnership Program, a State-County partnership providing education and substance abuse treatment for court offenders. Director: Kelly Saine. 

Clerk of Court – 704-476-7800, Third Floor, Law Enforcement Center, 100 Justice Place, Shelby. A North Carolina State Office. Clerk of Court: Mitzi M. Johnson.

Clerk To The Board Of Commissioners -- (704) 484-4816, Second Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Clerk: Kerri Melton.

Communications (E-911) -- (704) 484-4822, First Floor, Law Enforcement Center, 100 Justice Place, Shelby. E-911 Director: Lorie Poston.

Cooperative Extension Service -- (704) 482-4365, 130-1 South Post Road, Shelby, across Hwy 180 from Cleveland Community College, in large Cleveland County building that also houses both Cooperative Extension and various staff of Cleveland County Schools. This is a State and County program. Department Head: Greg Traywick.

County Coroner -- (704) 739-3885, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Coroner: Dwight Tessneer.

County Manager -- (704) 484-4800, Second Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Manager: Jeff Richardson.

Detention Center (aka Jail). -- (704) 484-4889, Fourth Floor, Law Enforcement Center, 100 Justice Place, Shelby. Part of Cleveland County Sheriff Department. Jailer: Durwin Brisco.

District Attorney -- (704) 476-7810, Second Floor, Law Enforcement Center, 100 Justice Place, Shelby. A North Carolina State Office. District Attorney: Rick Shaffer.

Electronic Maintenance -- (704) 484-4848, Basement Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Department Head: Mark Dellinger.

Emergency Medical Services EMS -- (704) 484-4984, First Floor, Law Enforcement Center, 100 Justice Place, Shelby. EMS Director: Joe Lord.

Employee Wellness Center -- (704) 484-5279, 304 Crawford Street, Shelby. Administered by Health Department.

Finance/Purchasing Department(704) 484-4807, Second Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Finance Director: Brian Epley.

Fire Marshal/Emergency Management -- (704) 484-4943, First Floor, Law Enforcement Center, 100 Justice Place, Shelby. Fire Marshal: Perry Davis.

Guardian Ad Litem -- (704) 484-4771, Law Enforcement Center, 100 Justice Place, Shelby. Betsy Sorrell.

Health Department -- (704) 484-5100, 315 Grover Street, Shelby, next to Cleveland Regional Medical Center. Health Director: Dorothea Wyant.

Human Resources -- (704) 484-4833, Basement Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Department Head: Allison Mauney.

Information Technology -- (704) 484-4972, First Floor, Law Enforcement Center, 100 Justice Place, Shelby. Department Head: Marty Gold.

*Landfill  -- (704) 447-8200, 250 Fielding Road, Cherryville, NC 28021. Solid Waste Director: Sam Lockridge.

Library -- (704) 487-9069, Main Branch at 104 Howie Drive in Shelby. Lawndale Branch at 117 Piedmont Drive in Lawndale. Director: Carol Wilson.

Maintenance -- (704) 484-4814, 314 East Marion Street, Shelby. Department Head: Scott Bowman.

Planning/Mapping -- (704) 484-4979, First Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Planning Director: Bill McCarter.

Register of Deeds -- (704) 484-4834, First Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Register of Deeds: Bonnie Reece.

Sheriff's Office -- (704) 484-4888, Second Floor, Law Enforcement Center, 100 Justice Place, Shelby. Sheriff: Alan Norman.

Cleveland County Department of Social Services (DSS)  -- (704) 487-0661, 130 South Post Road, Shelby, across Hwy 180 from Cleveland Community College, in large Cleveland County building that also houses both Cooperative Extension and various staff of Cleveland County Schools. DSS Director: Karen Ellis.

Soil and Water Conservation -- (704) 471-0235 ext 3. This is a Federal, State and County program. Director: Alton Beal.

Tax Administration-- (704) 484-4918, First Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Tax Collector: Necole Richards, Director: Chris Green.

Veterans Services -- (704) 484-4803, Basement Floor, County Administration Building, 311 East Marion Street, Shelby. Veterans Services Officer: Carol McCraw.

*The Animal Shelter and the Landfill are part of the Health Department.