Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

Information on County Departmental operations, online services and other resources can be found here:

Various Forsyth County Boards and Commissions will be meeting via teleconference, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g).  Please click here for information on how to view, access and participate in these meetings.


In Forsyth County, if you own a property, reside on that property and are a legal resident of the county, all as of Jan. 1 of the tax year, you may qualify for homestead exemption.

You may apply for exemptions year-round, however, you must apply by Wednesday, April 1 to receive the benefits for 2020. For more information or questions, call the Tax Assessors Office at (770) 781-2106.

To apply, visit:


Forsyth County Tax Assessors Office

110 E. Main Street, Suite 260, Cumming

Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.


Online: Regular and Floating homestead applications are available on the Board of Assessors page at
and must be notarized. A notary is available in the Tax Assessor’s Office at no charge.

    Contact Us

     Address: 110 East Main Street
    Cumming GA 30040
     Phone: 770-781-2101
     Email: Contact Us

    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.