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Update: At their meeting March 20, 2017, the Board of Commissioners approved extension of the moratorium until June 18, 2017.


The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on January 19, 2017, and voted to extend the temporary moratorium until March 20, 2017. The temporary moratorium was originally adopted on December 20, 2016, on the acceptance of applications for land disturbance permits for uses identified in Chapter 12 of the Unified Development Code and commercial components within an MPD on property located in the Coal Mountain Area of the county. 

Resolution extending an existing moratorium

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