Forsyth County Response to COVID-19:  Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here: Forsythco.com/COVID-19.

To view information on the vaccine distribution phases, please click here. To view the presentation from Forsyth County EMA regarding the County's initial plan for vaccine dispensing, please click here. The video of the presentation is available on this page.

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.

 

County Ordinances

Latest version of Ordinances (on Municode).
Due to the frequency of revisions to the Unified Development Code (UDC), the UDC is only modified annually on Municode. Please click here for the most current version of the UDC.

Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment to the Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance (Ord #73); Municipal Code 34

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 Soil Erosion and Sedimentation Control Ordinance (Ord #73) at the Board’s meeting on Thursday,December 3rd2020 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. 

 

If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Board of Commissioners, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking. In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually. Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on the County’s website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-205-4572.   

 

The draft language may be viewed online or by making an appointment to visit the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  To schedule an appointment online, please visit https://www.forsythco.com/appointmentsor contact staff at 770-205-4572 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).


Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment to the Tree Protection and Replacement Ordinance (Ord #98); Municipal Code 86

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) at the Board’s meeting on Thursday,December 3rd2020 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. 

 

If you wish to speak at the public hearing before the Board of Commissioners, you will be required to provide your name and address to staff prior to speaking. In addition, as a result of continued coronavirus restrictions, participation in the public hearings is also available by phone and virtually. Information related to these alternative methods of participation may be found on the County’s website at www.forsythco.com or by contacting the Department of Planning and Community Development at 770-205-4572.   

 

The draft language may be viewed online or by making an appointment to visit the Department of Planning & Community Development, 110 East Main Street, First Floor, Forsyth County Administration Building, Cumming, Georgia, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  To schedule an appointment online, please visit https://www.forsythco.com/appointmentsor contact staff at 770-205-4572 during regular business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).


Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment to the Alcohol Ordinance (Ord 68); Municipal Code Chapter 6

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held the first of two public hearings at their January 7, 2021 Regular Meeting.  No formal action was taken by the Board.  

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, January 7, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance Number 68 or Chapter 6 of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances. The public hearing will be held 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 concerning proposed modifications to regulations regarding alcohol sales permits; 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

December 8, 2020

You may view the proposed ordinance amendment here. 


 

 

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