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 Forsyth County Response to COVID-19:  Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here: Forsythco.com/COVID-19.

To view information on the vaccine distribution phases, please click here. To view the presentation from Forsyth County EMA regarding the County's initial plan for vaccine dispensing, please click here

At the present time, all Forsyth County Boards and Commissioners are meeting live and in-person, but with both remote viewing and (in the case of public hearings or public comment) remote participation opportunities. Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.

 

Report on the Fiscal Impact of the Proposed City of Sharon Springs

Report on the Fiscal Impact of the Proposed City of Sharon Springs
A report on the fiscal impact of the proposed city of Sharon Springs was distributed to the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners at their December 22, 2015 work session. The report was commissioned by the board earlier this year and was completed by the Center for Economic Development Research at Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute. Click here to view the report.

Public Hearing January 7 Regarding Items Aimed at Addressing Growth Issues in the County

Public Hearing January 7 Regarding Items Aimed at Addressing Growth Issues in the County
The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 5 p.m. regarding the items set forth in a December 14, 2015 Resolution of the board aimed at addressing growth issues in the county, to include possible dissolution of the Forsyth County Planning Commission, possible creation of five sub area Planning Commissions, staggered issuance of building permits for certain residential zonings, a roadway beautification initiative, and erection of community-identification signage. The Board seeks public input regarding the Resolution.    Click here to view the Resolution.   The public hearing will be held in the Forsyth County Administration ...

Find Details Online regarding Proposed Ordinance Amendments and UDC Changes

Find Details Online regarding Proposed Ordinance Amendments and UDC Changes
Looking for information about proposed county ordinance amendments and proposed changes to Forsyth County’s Unified Development Code? Both are easily accessed online. Just look for the graphic on the home page, which links directly to detailed information. On these pages you can also find links to current county codes. Click here for information on ordinance amendments Click here for information on UDC changes

Helpful Information for Understanding Your Tax Bill

Helpful Information for Understanding Your Tax Bill
Forsyth County property tax bills have recently been mailed and are due November 15. Here’s some information to assist with understanding your 2015 tax bill.   Tax bills reflect levies by three different entities: the Forsyth County Board of Education, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners (county government) and the State. As shown in the illustration below, Forsyth County government receives approximately 29% of the taxes you pay. What does the county’s portion of your tax bill include? The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners sets only the county’s portion of your tax bill (while the Board of Education sets theirs). The county government’s ...

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