Forsyth County Fire Department
Fire Marshal's Office
3520 Settingdown Road
Cumming, GA 30028
Office: (678) 455-8072 Fax: (678) 513-5950
Alway dial 911 for any emergency
To make a report of a fire hazard please contact the Forsyth County Fire Marshal's Office at (678) 455-8072 or via e-mail to email@example.com.
To report a burn violation after the hours of 8:30-4:30 Monday through Friday please call (770) 781-3087.
Inspections are handled in two categories: new construction and existing buildings. Inspections in either category require a 72-hour notice for an inspector.
To schedule a fire inspection or for fire code questions, call the Fire Marshal's Office at (678) 455-8072 or contact via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
50% inspections are offered as a courtesy to help answer any questions that a contractor may have prior to the required 80% inspection. 50% inspections are mandatory in multi-family dwellings
80% inspections are conducted when structural elements are in place and open for review of life safety components such as fire barriers, vertical shafts, stairways, smoke stops, etc.
100% inspections are conducted when the building is ready to occupy and open for business. Upon completing and passing the 100% inspection, a Certificate of Occupancy will be issued.
Contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at least 3 days prior to reaching the 80% & 100% completion.
Annual inspections can be made upon request.
All fees shall be paid prior to issuance of a certificate of occupancy.
Owners, their agents or designee are required to submit plans and specifications of all proposed buildings, structures and property described in the Forsyth County Fire Ordinance Chapter 38 Section 4 and all building elements described below.
Plans that are reviewed only by the Fire Marshal’s office must be submitted electronically through eplansolution.com for both County and City. Plans must be in black ink on white background in a PDF format.
The following two sites are used to submit electronic plans see schedule below on where to submit your electronic plans based off your type and location.