County Ordinances

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Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Amendment to Ordinance 101 Regarding Turn Lanes, Driveways & Encroachment

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held the second public hearing on June 6, 2019 and voted to adopt the ordinance amendment as presented.  

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, June 6, 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 Ordinance establishing Rules and Regulations - Turn Lanes, Driveways & Encroachment, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance 101. 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 101 regulating the design and standards for the construction of roadway curbs, gutters, entrances, exits, acceleration and deceleration lanes, and left and right turn lanes; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes. A 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 May 2, 2019. 

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment.  Updated 4-29-19

Proposed Amendment to the Door to Door Solicitation Ordinance 99

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held the second public hearing on June 6, 2019.  A third public hearing is scheduled for July 11, 2019 and a revised ordinance amendment is linked below. 

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing in order to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Door-To-Door Solicitation Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance 99 or Article IV, Chapter 22 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 a proposed modification to establish additional regulations regarding door-to-door solicitation; to provide for relevant definitions; to establish regulations regarding distribution of flyers, leaflets, and other printed materials; 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 May 2, 2019 and June 6, 2019.

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment.  Updated 6-7-19

Amendment to the Civil Service System, Related Laws, Article II

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners voted to adopt the Amendment to the Forsyth County Civil Service System on May 16, 2019 and June 6, 2019.  The effective date of the Civil Service linked amendment below is June 6, 2019.

NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND LOCAL LAW

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners does hereby provide notice of its intention, pursuant to its Home Rule power under the Georgia Constitution, to modify that local law establishing the Forsyth County Civil Service System (Ga. Laws 1978, pg. 3572, as amended), by amending Section 2(a) of that local act which addresses the scope of those employees and officials covered under the system, with the amendment including, but not limited to, exempting from civil service various management position(s) and department/division positions. This proposed amendment will be considered by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners at its regular meeting on May 16, 2019 and June 6, 2019. The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners holds its regular meetings at the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building, at 5 p.m.

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Click here to view the proposed local law amendment. 

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