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Unified Development Code

Upcoming Public Hearings

Modifications to the UDC Related to Specialty Pharmacy – Second Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the UDC modifications listed below on Thursday, December 2nd, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 East Main Street, Commissioners Meeting Room 220, Second Floor, Cumming, Georgia.  If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Board of Commissioners, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking.  In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually.  Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on the County’s website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840.

The UDC draft language may be viewed online or by visiting the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Amendments related to Specialty Pharmacy


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Modifications to the UDC Related to Lighting Regulations – Second Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing for the UDC modifications listed below on Thursday, December 2nd, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 East Main Street, Commissioners Meeting Room 220, Second Floor, Cumming, Georgia.  If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Board of Commissioners, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking.  In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually.  Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on the County’s website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840.

The UDC draft language may be viewed online or by visiting the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  

Amendments related to Outdoor Lighting


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Click here to view Planning Commission Recommendation

Modifications to the UDC Related to Height Requirements – Second Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider and possibly recommend amendments to the Forsyth County Unified Development Code on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 East Main Street, Commissioners Meeting Room 220, Second Floor, Cumming, Georgia. If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Board of Commissioners, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking. In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually. Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on the County's website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840.

The draft language may be viewed on-line or by making an appointment to visit the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please contact staff at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).  

Amendments related to height requirements within Chapters 11, 12, 14 and 15


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Click here to view Planning Commission Recommendation

Modifications to the UDC Related to Overlay District Modifications – Second Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider and possibly recommend amendments to the Forsyth County Unified Development Code on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 East Main Street, Commissioners Meeting Room 220, Second Floor, Cumming, Georgia. If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Board of Commissioners, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking. In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually. Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on the County's website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840.

The draft language may be viewed on-line or by making an appointment to visit the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please contact staff at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).  

Amendments related to the district boundaries for the Coal Mountain Overlay District and the Atlanta Highway-McFarland Parkway-Mullinax-Union Hill Road Overlay District Warehouse Façade Zone of the Official Overlay District Map of Forsyth County and the requirements for the Buford Highway Overlay District and Peachtree Parkway-Bethelview Road Overlay District of Chapter 21 of the Unified Development Code


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Click here to view Planning Commission Recommendation

Comprehensive Plan Modifications – Second Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider and possibly recommend changes to the Forsyth County Comprehensive Plan, including the community character map, on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m.

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 East Main Street, Commissioners Meeting Room 220, Second Floor, Cumming, Georgia. If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Board of Commissioners, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking. In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually. Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on the County's website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840.

The draft language may be viewed on-line or by making an appointment to visit the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please contact staff at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).  

Amendments related to the Forsyth County Comprehensive Plan


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Recently Passed Public Hearings

Comprehensive Plan Modifications – First Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Forsyth County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing to consider and possibly recommend changes to the Forsyth County Comprehensive Plan draft, including the community character map, on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 East Main Street, Commissioners Meeting Room 220, Second Floor, Cumming, Georgia. If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Planning Commission, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking. In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually. Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on

the County's website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840.

The draft language may be viewed on-line or by making an appointment to visit the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please contact staff at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).  

Amendments related to the Forsyth County Comprehensive Plan

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Modifications to the UDC Related to Height Requirements – First Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Forsyth County Planning Commission is the designated body to hold public hearings for amendments to the Unified Development Code (UDC), amendments to the official zoning map, applications for conditional use permits, home occupation permits, and applications for variances on property considered simultaneously for rezoning. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the UDC modifications listed below on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 East Main Street, Commissioners Meeting Room 220, Second Floor, Cumming, Georgia. If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Planning Commission, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking. In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually. Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on the County’s website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840.  

The UDC draft language may be viewed on-line or by making an appointment to visit the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please contact staff at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).  

Amendments related to height requirements within Chapters 11, 12, 14 and 15

Click here to view draft

Modifications to the UDC Related to Overlay District Modifications – First Hearing

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS

The Forsyth County Planning Commission is the designated body to hold public hearings for amendments to the Unified Development Code (UDC), amendments to the official zoning map, applications for conditional use permits, home occupation permits, and applications for variances on property considered simultaneously for rezoning. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing for the UDC modifications listed below on Tuesday, November 16, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 East Main Street, Commissioners Meeting Room 220, Second Floor, Cumming, Georgia. If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Planning Commission, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking. In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually. Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on the County’s website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840.  

The UDC draft language may be viewed on-line or by making an appointment to visit the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule an appointment, please contact staff at 770-781-2115 ext. 2840 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).  

Amendments related to Overlay District Modifications

Click here to view draft