In order to facilitate easier plan processing, it is highly recommended that developers review all the attached applicable checklists, as these are the checklists that each Reviewing Department will use to review your submittal. Reviewing Departments include County Arborist, City of Cumming, Code Enforcement, Engineering, Fire Marshal's Office, GIS Department, NRCS, Planning & Community Development, Tax Assessor's Office, Water & Sewer.
It is recommended that you download the checklist from this website each time you prepare plans, as checklists are frequently updated.
GIS Data Requirements
Forsyth County GIS Digital Data has a new data requirement that will be enforced for all final plats submitted after November 26th, 2018. Any projects submitted during the grace period up to this date that do not have the following layer: “LOT_AREA” will be will still pass our review. All projects submitted after this date will require this new layer. Please review our digital submission requirements and metadata for more information, or contact us at GISPlanReview@forsythco.com or at 770-781-2108.