Forsyth County Response to COVID-19:  Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here: Forsythco.com/COVID-19.

COVID-19 vaccination appointments for April 19 and 20 are available. Please click here for more information, including information in multiple languages.

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in Georgia is open for everyone 16 years of age and older. For more information on vaccines, including a vaccine locator, click here. 

At the present time, all Forsyth County Boards and Commissioners are meeting live and in-person, but with both remote viewing and (in the case of public hearings or public comment) remote participation opportunities. Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.

Special Event Permit

A Special Event Permit is required for more than three participants who wish to use public property or public roads for the purposes of holding a race, parade, assembly, or other similar activity.

If you are interested in obtaining a Special Event Permit, please complete the application and provide a traffic control plan, course map, and the release and waiver form. Return these documents to the Office of the County Manager at 110 East Main Street, Suite 210, Cumming, GA 30040 or via email: specialeventspermitting@forsythco.com. For road race events, applications must be received six months prior to your event or they will not be accepted. For all other special event permit requests, applications must be received 30 days in advance.  If your event involves the use of a Parks and Recreation facility, please review the Special Event Permit information for Parks & Recreation.

For your convenience, also included is a current schedule of events that have been permitted by the county. This list provides the date, start time and start location of the permitted event.

If you have any questions, please contact Kathy McWilliams at 678.513.5953 or specialeventspermitting@forsythco.com.

Current Approved Special Event Permits

Event Event Date Start Time Start Location
Run Your Bundt Off 5k/Half Marathon April 18, 2021  7:45 a.m.  Cumming Fairgrounds
Fiesta 5K Challenge April 24, 2021 8:00 a.m. Forsyth Conference Center
Race Like A Mother May 8, 2021 8:00 a.m. Forsyth Conference Center
Boston Bound Sept 5, 2021 5-11 a.m. 3838 Johns Creek Pkwy
Mission Possible 5k Race/Walk Oct. 9, 2021 7:00 a.m. Midway United Methodist Church
Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Nov 25, 2021 6:30 a.m.  3838 Johns Creek Pkwy 
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     Address: 110 East Main Street
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    Cumming, GA 30040
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    The mission of the County Manager's Office is to manage day-to-day operations of the county on behalf of the Chairman and Board of Commissioners, to ensure that tax dollars are spent and accounted for in a responsible manner and to respond to the needs and concerns of the citizens of Forsyth County.