August 11 Runoff

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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.


Update: At their meeting January 19, 2017, the Board of Commissioners approved extension of the moratorium until March 20, 2017.

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing on January 19, 2017, to consider a possible extension, until March 20, 2017, of the temporary moratorium adopted December 20, 2016, on the acceptance of applications for land disturbance permits for uses identified in Chapter 12 of the Unified Development Code and commercial components within an MPD on property located wholly or partially in a quadrilateral area bounded by lines connecting corners located at the following intersections: Browns Bridge Road and Six Mile Ridge Road, Hopewell Road and Dahlonega Highway, Matt Highway and Bannister Road, and Keith Bridge Road and Dahlonega Highway (with all properties located at the intersections included in the moratorium area). The Board of Commissioners may also consider expanding the moratorium to include acceptance of applications for building permits for the same uses on property located in the same area.  The public hearing will take place at the board’s regular meeting on January 19, 2017, at 5:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building.  All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.


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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.