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

To view information on the vaccine distribution phases, please click here. To view the presentation from Forsyth County EMA regarding the County's initial plan for vaccine dispensing, please 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.


Tier II Reporting Information

The Forsyth County Fire Department and Forsyth County Emergency Management Agency are the lead agencies for Forsyth County’s Tier II Program. Tier II reporting is a required mandate from the State of Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GA EPD Tier II Program) covered by the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (EPCRA) requirements. All private and public companies that exceed allowable thresholds of certain chemicals must submit an Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory Form to the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), and the local fire department annually.

As of December 12, 2013 – Forsyth County will only accept Tier II reports via E-Plan. To file your report for the Tier II season visit:

For questions contact EMA Deputy Director Chris Grimes at 770-205-5674 or at

E-Plan: The Future of Tier II Reporting: II Frequent Questions & Answers:

Contact Us

 Address: 3520 Settingdown Rd
Cumming, GA 30028
 Phone: 770-205-5674
 Fax: 770-887-4910
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

Forsyth County Emergency Management Agency is the local lead agency for coordination of emergency and disaster response activities for Forsyth County and the City of Cumming. Our mission is to provide a comprehensive and aggressive mitigation and emergency preparedness, response, and recovery program for the citizens of Forsyth County in order to save lives, protect property, and reduce the effects of disasters.