Forsyth County Fire Department
Fire Marshal's Office
3520 Settingdown Road
Cumming, GA 30028
Office: (678) 455-8072 Fax: (678) 513-5950
Alway dial 911 for any emergency
To make a report of a fire hazard please contact the Forsyth County Fire Marshal's Office at (678) 455-8072 or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To report a burn violation after the hours of 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday please call (770) 781-3087.
Inspections are handled in two catagories: new construction and existing buildings. Inspections in either category require a 72-hour notice for an inspector.
To schedule a fire inspection or for fire code questions, call the Fire Marshal's Office at (678) 455-8072 or contact via e-mail at email@example.com.
50% inspections are offered as a courtesy to help answer any questions that a contractor may have prior to the required 80% inspection. 50% inspections are mandatory in multi-family dwellings
80% inspections are conducted when structural elements are in place and open for review of life safety components such as fire barriers, vertical shafts, stairways, smoke stops, etc.
100% inspections are conducted when the building is ready to occupy and open for business. Upon completing and passing the 100% inspection, a Certificate of Occupancy will be issued.
Contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at least 3 days prior to reaching the 80% & 100% completion.
Annual inspections can be made upon request.
All fees shall be paid prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy.
All plans can be submitted electronic through eplansolution.com for both County and City. Plans submitted in this method must be in a PDF file format. Black ink on white background is preferred so that red-lines can stand out if made on plan.
Use the fee chart below on submitting plans contact our office for credit card payment over the phone alternatively you can email a completed bank transaction form to our office.
Plans must be a maximum 24” x 36” in size, with a minimum scale of 1/8”=1’.
Only Forsyth County site, road construction and building plans can submitted by paper.
Please go to the Planning and Community Development's Commercial Plan Review page. You will need one set of plans, an application, and a plan review fee; see chart above. Also, see this checklist for required plan content and see our fire lane specifications here.
All paper submittals require a plan review submittal form to be submitted with the plan when brought to the Fire Marshal's Office. If you are having trouble seeing the application try this printable application.