Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here:

Various Forsyth County Boards and Commissions will be meeting via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  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: 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

Current Approved Special Event Permits

Event Event Date Start Time Start Location
Precision Concrete Employee
Appreciation Day
Friday, October 23  10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 2075 Brandon Trail 
Forsyth Against Sex Trafficking Saturday, October 24 2 p.m. 100/101 Courthouse Square
Fast Pace Race 5K/10K Saturday, October 31 8 a.m. 235 Castleberry Road
Pathfinder's Hope for the Holidays Benefit Ride November 1, 2020 3 p.m. Cumming Fairgrounds
 Get Basted Turkey Trot November 22, 2020 8 a.m. North Forsyth High School
Five Star Thanksgiving Turkey Trot Thursday, November 26 6 a.m. Johns Creek Parkway & McGinnis Ferry Roads
 CASA Superhero 5k  Saturday, February 21, 2021  8 - 10 a.m. The Collections (Academy Sports) 
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     Address: 110 East Main Street
    Suite 210
    Cumming, GA 30040
     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.