Land Development (Land Disturbance Permit / Subdivision Plat Information)
This page provides information and/or links for everything associated with land development (i.e. land disturbance permits and recordable documents). Land disturbance permits include clearing & grading, road construction, sewer, and site development permits. Recordable documents include final plats, as-builts, and minor plats. Information includes checklists, applications, process guides, supplemental forms, etc. Links provided include permit status, ordinances, etc. Please see our PDF guide for information to help you save forms.
|Applications, Fees and Guides |
- Landscape Guide: Consolidated guide that includes all regulations in the UDC and the Tree Ordinance and includes the Forsyth County Buffer Standards, County Arborist's review checklist and the county's Recommended Plant List.
In order to facilitate easier plan processing, it is highly recommended that developers review all the attached Department Checklists Per Permit or Plat Type, as these are the checklists that each Reviewing Department will use to review your submittal. Reviewing Departments include County Arborist, City of Cumming, Engineering, Fire Department, GIS Department, NRCS, Planning & Community Development, Tax Assessor's Office, Water & Sewer.
Codes and Ordinances
Design Standards Checklist - Locational and Large Scale Retail
Planting and Buffer Information