Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

The County has been monitoring the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and information on any closures, postponements or cancellations will be posted here:


Due to the Resolution Declaring a Local Emergency, the April 2, 2020 Board of Commissioners meeting will held via streaming audio and video. Persons wishing to address the Board during the public hearing may do so via a call in number. Click here for more information.

Insight2Forsyth map shows latest updates of county developments


Information and status updates on zoning applications, permits, variances and other properties with proposed action can now be viewed online using an interactive map-based application on the county’s website,


“Insight2Forsyth gives residents the ability to easily access what is currently happening in Forsyth County and what plans are being proposed in their community,” said Forsyth County Chief Information Officer Brandon Kenney.


Created by Forsyth County Geographic Information Services (GIS), Insight2Forsyth provides access to information regarding items such as new applications for zoning changes and/or variances (VA), Special Use Permits (CUP), Preliminary Plans (Sketch Plats – SP), Zoning Applications (ZA) and Zoning Condition Amendments (AZ) as well as other items that are posted on colored road signs advertising actions that are being considered. Insight2Forsyth can be accessed from any device, including mobile phones, tablets and desktops.


Insight2Forsyth allows visitors to find properties with proposed action easily on an interactive map and review the item’s status, documentation associated with the plan/permit and any action that is taken. The web tool can be viewed by visiting

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    Cumming GA 30040
     Phone: 770-781-2101
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    Our Mission

    As trusted stewards of Forsyth County’s future, the elected officials and employees are dedicated to serving the community and to providing effective, professional public service with integrity and a commitment to excellence. 

    Our Vision

    Forsyth County is committed to providing and maintaining the most efficient, customer service-oriented county government possible. The county will be an innovative and strategic leader in providing essential and effective public services in a fiscally prudent and professional manner. By preserving and enhancing a high quality of life, Forsyth County will remain a healthy, safe and compelling place in which to live, work, recreate, visit and invest.