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

COVID-19 vaccination appointments for April 19 and 20 are available. Please click here for more information, including information in multiple languages.

COVID-19 vaccine eligibility in Georgia is open for everyone 16 years of age and older. For more information on vaccines, including a vaccine locator, click here. 

At the present time, all Forsyth County Boards and Commissioners are meeting live and in-person, but with both remote viewing and (in the case of public hearings or public comment) remote participation opportunities. Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.

Commercial Plan Review Division

The Commercial Plan Review Division conducts reviews of commercial plans, including townhomes 


Vacant, Senior Plans Reviewer

David Heard, Plans Reviewer

Shaun Williams, Plans Reviewer
770-781-2114, ext. 2632

Brandon White, Plan Tech
770-781-2114, ext. 2602

The Department of Building & Economic Development strongly recommends a pre-submittal meeting for all new commercial building projects prior to submission for commercial plan review. To schedule a meeting, please contact Plan Tech Brandon White at

Commercial Plans must be submitted digitally using the Customer Self Service (CSS) portal. For questions on how to use the CSS portal, please contact Plan Tech Brandon White at

When preparing for Commercial Plan Review, please reference the following documents and checklists:

‚ÄčCommercial Plan should be submitted using the Customer Self Service Portal. To access the portal, please click the button below.

Customer Self Service Portal (CSS)

For additional information on this portal, please click here


Contact Us

 Address: 110 East Main Street
Suite 210
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2114
 Fax: 770-781-2193
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

Our mission is to effectively administer and enforce mandatory construction codes, thereby ensuring the integrity of both residential and commercial buildings. With a sharp focus on efficiency and continuous improvement, we strive to enhance the prosperity of Forsyth County's citizens and business community through a strong commitment to customer service and shepherding projects to the finish line.