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Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Amendment to the Forsyth County Sewer Use Code 82 (Ordinance #114)

PUBLIC HEARING

UPDATE:  At the November 2, 2017 Regular Meeting the Board of Commissioners held a second public hearing and adopted the Amendment to the Forsyth County Sewer Use Ordinance #114.

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a second public hearing in order to consider amendments to the Forsyth County Sewer Use Ordinance, County Ordinance 114, otherwise known as Chapter 82, Article III of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances. 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 is for public review and comment concerning a proposed ordinance modification to update and clarify certain definitions; revise quantitative standards and maximum concentrations for wastewater; insert new provisions for individual wastewater discharge permits and reporting requirements as required to implement an industrial wastewater pretreatment program; create new requirements for dental practices; revise miscellaneous other parts of the ordinance; 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

A public hearing was previously held on October 19, 2017 and November 2, 2017. 

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Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Amendment to the Forsyth County Pawnbrokers and Pawn Shop Ordinance No. 96

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing in order to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Pawnbrokers and Pawn Shop Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance No. 96 or Article III, Chapter 22 of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances. 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 modification to insert additional fingerprinting language, identify and set an application fee; addition to current renewal process; clarification in regards to license transfer; 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

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Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Amendment to the Forsyth County Alcohol Code No. 6 (Ordinance 68)

 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing in order to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance Number 68 or Chapter 6 of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances. 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 modification to amend regulations permitting on-premises sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages in specified locations; 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

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Public Hearing Regarding Proposed Amendment to the Forsyth County Animal Control Code No. 14 (Ordinance 11)

 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing in order to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Animal Control Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance Number 11 or Chapter 14 of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances. 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 proposed modifications to amend regulations restricting the tethering of dogs; to provide for additional requirements for the adoption of animals from the County animal shelter; to provide for additional penalties for animal cruelty convictions; to establish a permitting process for individuals who work in establishments where the primary business involves the care, treatment, or sale of animals; 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

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