County Ordinances

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Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Proposed Amendments to the Tree Protection and Replacement Ordinance (Ord #98) and the Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance (Ord #73)

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 Notice is hereby given that the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider amendments to the Forsyth County Tree Protection and Replacement Ordinance (Ord #98) and the Forsyth County Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance (Ord #73) at the Board’s meeting on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building.  The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment.  

The draft language may be viewed online at www.forsythco.com or at the office of the Department of Planning and Community Development, Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 East Main Street, Suite 100 (Ground Floor), Cumming, Georgia, 30040.  If you have any questions, please contact staff at 770-781-2115 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

View the proposed changes to the Tree Protection and Replacement Ordinance (Ord #98) here

View the proposed changes to the Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance (Ord #73) here

Proposed Ordinance 132 Regarding Small Wireless Facilities and Antennas

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held the first public hearing regarding the proposed ordinance. No formal action was taken by the Board.  A second public hearing will be scheduled for September 5, 2019. 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of Forsyth County Ordinance 132, Small Wireless Facilities and Antennas 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 specify licensing and permitting requirements for the installation of small wireless facilities, antennas, poles, and associated communications equipment in County right of way; to establish fees and rates for same; to provide for requirements and restrictions regarding the use of County right of way; to establish relevant application requirements; to provide for relevant definitions; to provide for enforcement and penalties; 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 August 1,, 2019.

Click here to view the proposed new ordinance.


 

 

Proposed Amendment to Speed Zone Ordinance 78

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held a public hearing regarding the proposed amendment to the Speed Zone Ordinance.  A second public hearing will be scheduled for September 5, 2019. 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Speed Zone Ordinance, Ordinance 78. 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 Forsyth County Ordinance 78 reducing the speed limit from 50 MPH to 45 MPH on SR 20, beginning 634’ west of Carla Drive to North Corners Parkway (West City Limits of Cumming); to otherwise ratify Ordinance 78; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes. A copy of the proposed amendment on file with the Engineering Department in the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040 and will be made available upon request, and is also available on the County’s website.  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 August 1, 2019. 

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment.

 

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