County Ordinances

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Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Proposed Amendment to Alcohol Ordinance 68, Code Chapter 6 Regarding Special Sales and Consumption Rules for Certain Commercial Properties

UPDATE:  On March 7, 2019, the first public hearing was held and no formal action was taken by the Board.  A second public hearing is scheduled for April 4, 2019.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, April 4, 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 Alcohol Code, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance 68 or Chapter 6, Article IV 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 at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040. The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning proposed modifications to create special alcohol sales and consumption rules applicable to certain commercial properties; 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

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment.

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment, Exhibit A.

Proposed Amendment to Economic Development Ordinance 130, Code Chapter 22 Updating and Clarifying Certain Roles and Procedures

UPDATE:  On March 7, 2019, the Board of Commissioners held the public hearing.  No formal Board action was taken.  The second public hearing is scheduled for April 4, 2019. 

 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, April 4, 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 Economic Development Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance Number 130, or Chapter 22, Article VII, 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 the proposed reorganization and updating of the Economic Development Ordinance to clarify certain roles and procedures in the award of economic development incentives; 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

Click here to view proposed ordinance amendment. - Updated 3-11-19

 

Proposed Amendment to Massage and Spa Ordinance 124, Code Chapter 22 Regarding Additional Regulations

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, April 4, 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 Massage and Spa Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance 124 or Article VI, 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 the operation of massage and/or spa establishments; to establish additional regulations regarding employees of massage and/or spa establishments; 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

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Proposed Amendment to Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance 55, Code Chapter 46

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, April 4, 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 Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance 55 or Article II of Chapter 46 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 at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040. The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning the proposed reorganization and updating of the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance to modify the purpose and objectives of the ordinance; to provide and modify definitions; to clarify permitting procedures and requirements; to expand the duties and responsibilities of the Director of Engineering; to modify and clarify regulations related to flood damage reduction; to modify and clarify standards for development; to clarify variance procedures; to provide for the enforcement of the ordinance; 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.

NOTE:  A second public hearing is scheduled for April 18, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. 

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment.  Updated 3-20-19

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