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Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Proposed Amendment to Chapter 50, Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to Chapter 50, “Offenses and Miscellaneous Provisions,” of the Code of Forsyth County, Georgia at the Board’s meeting on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 5 p.m. 

 

The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning proposed revisions to the Ordinances regulating the sale of non-traditional tobacco paraphernalia, e-cigarettes, and alternative nicotine products; to provide for further licensing and screening requirements for the sale of non-traditional tobacco paraphernalia; to provide for additional licensing requirements for the sale of non-traditional tobacco paraphernalia and to provide for licensing requirements for the sale of alternative nicotine products; to provide for signage requirements relating to the sale of alternative nicotine products; to provide for limitations on the sale of non-traditional tobacco paraphernalia and alternative nicotine products in premises that are in or within 100 yards of any church building or in or within 200 yards of any school building, educational building, school grounds, or college campus; to provide for grandfathering in certain situations; to provide for severability; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes. 

 

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building (Suite 220), located at 110 E. Main Street in Cumming. All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

 

Public hearings on this matter were held previously on November 3, 2016, December 1, 2016, and January 5, 2017.

 

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Public Hearing regarding Consolidated Impact Fee Ordinance

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing in order to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Impact Fee Ordinance, otherwise known as Chapter 47 of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances, at the board’s meetings on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 5 p.m.

 

The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning adoption of a consolidated Impact Fee Ordinance to include the proposed Park and Recreation Impact Fee Ordinance amendment consolidated and combined with the previously approved April 7, 2016 Impact Fee Ordinance.

 

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building (Suite 220), located at 110 E. Main Street in Cumming. All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

 

A previous public hearing on this matter was held January 5, 2017.

 

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Proposed Amendment to Alcohol Ordinance

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to Chapter 6, “Alcoholic Beverages,” of the Code of Forsyth County, Georgia, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance Number 68, at the board’s meeting on Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 5 p.m. 

The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning proposed revisions that will provide that violations of those regulations concerning non-traditional tobacco paraphernalia shall serve as grounds for imposing penalties, to include alcohol license revocation; to provide for severability; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes. 

 

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building (Suite 220), located at 110 E. Main Street in Cumming. All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend. 

 

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Proposed Amendment to Chapter 78 – Traffic and Vehicles

Update: At their January 10, 2017 work session, the Board of Commissioners voted to withdraw this proposed amendment. Ratification of this vote is scheduled for the board’s January 19, 2017 regular meeting.


Update: This matter has been postponed to the Board of Commissioners work session January 10, 2017.


 The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Chapter 78 of the Code of Forsyth County, Georgia, “Traffic and Vehicles,” at the board’s meeting on Thursday, December 1, 2016 at 5 p.m. 

 

The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning a proposed amendment to Chapter 78 by way of ordinance adoption to provide for personal transportation vehicle use on designated public roads, and other public property; to provide for severability; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes. 

 

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building (Suite 220), located at 110 E. Main Street in Cumming. All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

 

The first public hearing on this matter was held November 3, 2016.

 

Click here to view the proposed amendment.

 

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