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 New Short Term Rental Ordinance #129

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held the first public hearing for the proposed new ordinance on Thursday, May 20, 2021 and took no formal action.  

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider the adoption of Forsyth County Ordinance 129, also known as the Short-Term Rental 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 regulate properties utilized for short-term rental, to include appointment of a registered agent; to impose certain requirements and restrictions regarding the use of properties for short-term rental; to establish an annual licensing system and a fee for same; to provide for enforcement and penalties for violations; 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 new ordinance.

 

 

 

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

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, June 17, 2021 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 Alcohol Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance No. 68 or Article I, 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 the alcohol ordinance to amend language and definitions that pertain to administrative approval procedures, conditional approval procedures for buildings not in existence or not yet completed; and for other purposes. A copy of the proposed amendment is on file with the Business License Department located at the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Suite 130, Cumming, Georgia 30040 and will be made available upon request. All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

Click here to view proposed ordinance amendment. 

Forsyth County Board of Commissioner

June 4, 2021

Contact Us

 Address: 110 East Main Street
Suite 210
Cumming, GA 30040 
 Phone:
 Fax:
770-781-2101
770-781-2199
 Email: Contact Us    

Our Mission

The mission of the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners is to exercise the powers, duties and responsibilities vested in and imposed upon it as the duly constituted governing authority of Forsyth County.