County Ordinances

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Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Proposed Amendment S to the Sign Ordinance 74 (Municipal Code Chapter 66)



UPDATE:  At the June 6, 2017 Work Session, the Board of Commissioners voted to postpone to the June 20, 2017 Work Session.  A final public hearing is scheduled for July 6, 2017 and revised proposed ordinance amendment is linked below.


Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to the County Sign Ordinance, otherwise referred to as Ordinance 74, as codified at Chapter 66 of Code of Forsyth County, Georgia. The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building.  The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning a proposed amendment to Sections 66-31 and 66-101 in order to update the applicable codes referenced in the description of purpose of the ordinance, and to require the removal of existing signs in order for certain nonconforming signs to be replaced, upgraded, or exchanged for an electronic message board; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes.  All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.


Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Previous public hearings on this matter were held May 18, 2017 and June 1, 2017.  


Click here to view revised proposed ordinance amendment.


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