Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

Information on County Departmental operations, online services and closures can be found here: Forsythco.com/COVID-19  This page also contains links to state and national resources.


Due to the Resolution Declaring a Local Emergency, the April 2, 2020 Board of Commissioners meeting will held via streaming audio and video. Persons wishing to address the Board during the public hearing may do so via a call in number. Click here for more information.

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 to Carol Haag at cghaag@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 Carol Haag at 770.886.2809 or cghaag@forsythco.com.

Current Approved Special Event Permits

Event Event Date Start Time Start Location
Run for Their Lives 5K Saturday, April 18 8 a.m. Denmark High School
Fiesta 5K Challenge Saturday, April 25 8 a.m. Forsyth Conference Center
Forsyth County Day of Prayer Thursday, May 7 10 a.m. Courthouse
Chinmaya Tej 5K Walkathon Saturday, May 9 9 a.m. South Forsyth Middle School
Saddle Buddies Therapy Giddy Up 5K Saturday, May 16 8 a.m. North Forsyth Middle School
Atlanta Ride for Kids Sunday, June 7 7 a.m. Cumming Fairgrounds
St. Brendan's Navi-Gator 5K Saturday, June 13 8 a.m. The Collection of Forsyth
Blast & Dash 5K Saturday, June 20 7:30 a.m. Johns Creek Parkway
Mustard Seek 5K Sunday, August 9 7:30 a.m. Johns Creek Parkway
Boston Bound Sunday, September 6 5:30 a.m. Johns Creek Parkway
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    Contact Us

     Address: 110 East Main Street
    Suite 210
    Cumming, GA 30040
     Phone:
     Fax:
    770-781-2101
    770-781-2199
     Email: Contact Us    

    Our Mission

    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.