County Ordinances

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Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Public Hearing for Possible Approval of a Settlement Agreement between Forsyth County Georgia v. Greenspace Properties LLC, Parker Chandler Homes LLC, Comstock Holding Companies, Inc., Thomas Bagwell, Branch Banking and Trust Company, 17CV-0982-1

 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a Public hearing regarding consideration and possible Board of Commissioner approval of a Settlement Agreement between Forsyth County Georgia v. Greenspace Properties LLC, Parker Chandler Homes LLC, Comstock Holding Companies, Inc., Thomas Bagwell, Branch Banking and Trust Company, 17CV-0982-1, a civil interpleader action pending in the Forsyth County Superior Court, that will settle claims between Bagwell and Forsyth County and otherwise impose zoning and land use-based entitlements, variances, restrictions, and other obligations on the Parties and on 37 +/- acres at tax parcel 236-003, (that was otherwise formerly the subject of Forsyth County zoning items 2929 and 2930) located directly west of tax parcel 236-011A. The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040. A copy of the proposed Settlement Agreement and associated concept plan are available for review on the County’s website at www.forsythco.com and are on file with the clerk in the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040 and will be made available upon request. All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Click here to view the proposed Settlement Agreement.

Public Hearing for Proposed Approval of a Settlement Agreement between Alex C. Kliros, et. seq, v. Tom Brown, et. seq. 19CV1553-2

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, August 5, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider approval of a Settlement Agreement between Alex C. Kliros, et al. v. Tom Brown, et al., Civil Action File No. 19CV1553-2, a civil action pending in the Forsyth County Superior Court, that will settle claims between the parties and otherwise impose zoning and land use-based entitlements, variances, restrictions, and other obligations on the parties and on 90.37 acres located near State Route 141 and South Clement Road, otherwise known to as Forsyth County tax parcels 110-010, 110-011, and 110-012.  The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040.  A copy of the proposed Settlement Agreement and associated concept plan are available for review on the County’s website at www.forsythco.com and are on file with the clerk in the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040 and will be made available upon request.  All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Click here to view the proposed Settlement Agreement and Site Plan.

New Short Term Rental Ordinance #129

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held the third public hearing for the proposed new ordinance on Thursday, July 22, 2021 and voted to adopt the ordinance as amended. 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to receive input regarding proposed Forsyth County Ordinance 129, also known as the Short-Term Rental Ordinance. The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040.  The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning a proposed Ordinance to regulate properties otherwise authorized for short-term rental, to include appointment of a registered agent; to impose certain requirements and restrictions regarding the use of properties for short-term rental; to establish an annual licensing system and a fee for same; to provide for enforcement and penalties for violations; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes. All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

 Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Previous public hearings were held on May 20 and June 17, 2021. 

Click here to view the adopted ordinance.  - Updated 7-23-21

 

 

 

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