County Ordinances

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Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Proposed Amendment to the Alcohol Ordinance 68, Code Chapter 6 - Sunday Sales

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held the second public hearing at the September 6, 2018 Regular Meeting and adopted the amendment resolution as presented.  Section 1 of the amendment is effective immediately and Section 3 will become effective if the November 6 referendum changing Sunday sales hours passes. 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Alcohol Code, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance 68 or Chapter 6, Article IV of the Code of Ordinances of Forsyth County. 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 modification to allow Sunday sales by the drink between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.(conditional upon voter approval); to make other modifications to the Ordinance regarding times for sales of alcohol by the drink; to repeal conflicting ordinances; to set an effective date; 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

A previous public hearing was held August 16, 2018 and September 6, 2018.
 

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment.  Updated 9-07-18

Click here to view the resolution for a referendum. Updated 8-14-18

Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment F to the 911 Ordinance 67

UPDATE:  The public hearing was held and no action was taken.  A second public hearing is scheduled for October 18, 2018.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to Article II, Chapter 30 of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance 67. 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 update to 9-1-1 charges, enhanced wireless 9-1-1 charges, and prepaid wireless 9-1-1 charges imposed by the County; 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

A previous public hearing was held on September 20, 2018.

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment. 

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