Zoning Division

The Zoning Division is responsible for managing the rezoning, sketch plat, conditional use, home occupation, mobile vending, zoning condition amendment, alternate design and county-initiated application processes.  


  • Zoning Division Applications
  • Application Guides
  • Application forms
  • Calendars of submittal deadlines and meeting dates
  • Links to meeting agendas, minutes and streaming video

Planning Commission

  • Planning Commission meeting dates/times
  • Map of active applications
  • Links to meeting agendas, minutes and streaming video
  • Planning Commission contact information
  • Planning Commission biographies

Comprehensive Plan

  • Comprehensive Plan 2017 – 2037
  • Community Character Map (CCM)
  • Community Work Program (CWP)
  • Service Delivery Strategy (SDS)

Unified Development Code (UDC)

  • UDC document
  • Chapter by chapter
  • Links to other planning-related ordinances


  • Information and documents for all active and archival public hearing applications and land development permits and plats

Planning GIS Viewer

  • Research public hearing application or land development permits or plats spatially
  • Infrastructure layers for the development community
  • Streets, tax map & parcels, aerial images, etc.


Leslie Silas | Planning Manager, Zoning Division
Forsyth County Department of Planning & Community Development
110 E. Main Street, Suite 100 | Cumming, Georgia 30040 
(770) 205-4568 direct 
| (770) 781-2115 main





Contact Us

 Address: 110 East Main Street
Suite 100
Cumming, GA 30040
 Phone: 770-781-2115
 Email: Contact Us

Our Mission

Our department's mission is to develop partnerships with all members of the community in an effort to provide valuable planning and development services that promote quality development and help create communities that will be enjoyed for generations to come.