Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

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


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 Animal Control Ordinance (Ord #11); Municipal Code 14

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Animal Control Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance Number 11 or Chapter 14 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 definitions provided in the ordinance; to provide for a Community Cat Program; to revise provisions regarding the care and treatment of animals; to revise requirements regarding the confinement of animals; to revise provisions regarding rabies control;  to revise requirements pertaining to dangerous and vicious dogs; to provide authority for the enforcement of the ordinance; to provide for penalties for violations; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes. A copy of the proposed amendment is on file with the clerk in the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, 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. 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 Forsyth County Administration at 770-781-2101. Please visit the County’s website as the date draws near for updated options.

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

June 23, 2020

Click here to view copy of proposed ordinance amendment.

 

 

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, July 23, 2020 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 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 the sale of alcohol beverages by hotels; to provide for relevant definitions; 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. 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 Forsyth County Administration at 770-781-2101. Please visit the County’s website as the date draws near for updated options.

 Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

 Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment.

Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment to the Occupation Tax Ordinance (Ord #72); Municipal Code Article II, Chapter 22

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Occupation Tax Ordinance, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance Number 72 or Article II, 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 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 the administrative fees required for business and occupation tax accounts; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposesAll Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend. 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 Forsyth County Administration at 770-781-2101. Please visit the County’s website as the date draws near for updated options.

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

 Click here to view proposed ordinance amendment.

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Suite 210
Cumming, GA 30040 
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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.