There are different applications required by the County for various types of permits. These forms are available for download in PDF format for your convenience. To complete the application, click on the first field and type in your information. Use the tab key to move to the next field. Use mouse clicks to select or deselect the check boxes. Please see our PDF guide for information to help you save forms.
Building Permit Fees Increase By 25% Beginning January 1, 2019
If you are on a septic system you will need approval by the Forsyth County Environmental Health Department before issuance of a building permit
You may apply online to the Environmental Health Department
If you are adding a structure to the property such as patios, decks, detached garages, storage buildings, porches etc. You must submit a site plan showing the location of the proposed structure, your existing home and all other existing structures.
If you are remodeling the existing home you must document the number of bedrooms in the home by submitting to the Environmental Health Department a complete floor plan of the home as proposed.