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

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.

Business License Applications

Please complete applications in their entirety.  Once an application is complete, please submit it with any other required documents as indicated on each application form.  Any required affidavits must be properly notarized.

  

Commercial Business License Application: This application is for a new commercial business license. Please mail in or bring original application for the initial submission. Fill out the Tenant Occupancy Permit Application and submit it with the license application. The Tenant Occupancy Permit Application will be forwarded to the Fire Department for determination of an inspection. 

Tenant Occupancy Permit Application: This application is for all tenants that are applying for a commercial business license.

Residential Business License ApplicationThis application is for a new residential business license. Please mail or bring original application for the initial submittal.

Business License Renewal Application: This application is to renew an already existing business license. Renewal applications are accepted in person or via mail.  The 2021 renewal period begins December 1, 2020, the administrative fees will increase by $25.00 for the 2021 tax year. 

Business Name and Mailing Address Change Application: This application is to be used only if the name of your business or mailing address has changed. If the physical location of your business has changed, you must fill out the Commercial or Residential Business Location Change Application.

Commercial Business Location Change Application: This application is to be used if the physical location of your commercial business has changed within Forsyth County. The Commercial Location Change Application will be forwarded to the Fire Department for determination of an inspection. If you are moving to a residential location, you must fill out a new residential business license application.

Residential Business Location Change Application: This application is to be used if the physical location of your residential business has changed within Forsyth County. If you are moving to a commercial location, you must fill out a new commercial business license application.

Closing Business Application: The business owner must fill out this application if the business is closing within the county for any reason.

Out of State Business Application: This application is for out of state contractors who are doing business within Forsyth County.

Residency Affidavit: This application verifies residency status of an applicant as required by the Georgia Security and Immigration Compliance Act.