Erosion, Sedimentation and Pollution Control Unit

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Shane Pruitt
Soil Erosion Supervisor
770-781-2165 Phone
770-781-2104 Fax

To provide leadership and conservation assistance to the people of Forsyth County to improve and sustain their soil, water, air, plant and wildlife resources with respect to controlling erosion, sedimentation and pollution control. Through implementing Forsyth County's Ordinance 73 and the State Environmental Protection Division's N.P.D.E.S. Permits; Forsyth County's E&S Unit continues to monitor construction sites within the County for environmental compliance. For complete copies of the rules and regulation used by the E&S Unit to enforce enviromental compliance, please visit the "Links" tab on this page.

Soil Erosion Inspectors

To contact one of our Soil Erosion Inspectors call into the Engineering Department at 770-781-2165 and choose from the extensions and names below.

Name Extension
Brian Head   2783
Shane Pruitt   2514
David McDaniel   4597
Robert Margis                                 2508
Chris Roberts   2847
Rob White   2848
Brian Birk   2838

Contact Us

 Address: 110 East Main Street
Suite 120
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2165
 Fax: 770-781-2104
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

The Department of Engineering represents a functional grouping of divisions meeting a common goal - to provide for the county's infrastructure needs through proper placement and maintenance of roadways, drainage structures, pedestrian walks, and traffic control devices. Our mission is to put citizens first as we promote the health, safety, and welfare of the residents of Forsyth County.