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    Please complete applications in their entirety. Although not required, it is the countyís preference that your application be filled out electronically and then printed. Once an application is complete, please submit it with any other required documents as indicated on each application form. Please note that original applications are required for both the Commercial Business License and Residential Business License applications; all others may be faxed to the Forsyth County Planning and Community Development Department at 770.781.2197. Any required affidavits must be properly notarized.



    • Commercial Business License Application

      • This application is for a new commercial business license. Please mail in or bring original application for the initial submittal. Fill out the Tenant Occupancy Permit Application and submit it with the license application. Planning staff will determine if a maintenance inspection is required for a Certificate of Occupancy. If necessary, someone will need to physically come to the Planning and Community Development Department to get the permit. Contact Robin Brackett from the Fire Department at 678.455.8072 to inquire if an inspection by their department is necessary.

    • Tenant Occupancy Permit Application

      • This application is for all tenants that are applying for a commercial business license.

    • Residential Business License Application

      • Use this application if you are operating a business from your residence.This application is for a new residential business license.Please mail or bring original application for the initial submittal.

    • Business License Renewal Application

      • This application is to renew an already existing business license.If faxing the information, please complete the bankcard transaction section of the application for payment.

    • Business Name and Mailing Address Change Application

      • This application is to be used only if the name of your business or mailing address has changed. If the physical location of your business has changed, you must fill out the Commercial or Residential Business Location Change Application.

    • Commercial Business Location Change Application

      • This application is to be used if the physical location of your commercial business has changed within Forsyth County. An inspection by the Department of Planning and Community Development may be required. Contact Robin Brackett from the Fire Department at 678.455.8072 to inquire if an inspection by their department is necessary.

    • Residential Business Location Change Application

      • This application is to be used if the physical location of your residential business has changed within Forsyth County. If you are moving to a commercial location, you must fill out the Commercial Business Location Change Application.

    • Closing Business Application

      • The business owner must fill out this application if the business is closing within the county for any reason.

    • Out of County Business Registration Application

      • This application is for businesses that are registered in another jurisdiction, but are conducting business in Forsyth County.

     

     
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    Cumming, GA
    FORSYTH COUNTY GOVERNMENTPhone: 770-781-2115
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