Forsyth County Response to COVID-19

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

The July 7, 6:30 p.m. Forsyth County Zoning Board of Appeals Work Session and 7:00 p.m. Regular Meeting/ Public Hearing shall be both in person and via teleconference pursuant to O.C.G.A. 50-14-1(g). The public notice listing the location and agenda for the Work Session is here, and public notice and agenda for the Regular Meeting/Public Hearing public hearing is here.

The public may physically attend these meetings. However due to COVID 19 concerns, remote viewing and participation is encouraged. Viewers may watch the Regular Meeting/Public Hearing on the County’s website:, as well as TV Forsyth, Comcast channel 23 and AT&T channel 99.  Both the Work Session and Regular Meeting/Public Hearing may be viewed on the Zoom app. Click here to access the Zoom link for remote watching. To learn how to  participate remotely in public hearings click here.


Audio only option: Residents without internet access can listen by calling (602) 333-0032 or (888) 270-9936 (US Toll Free), Conference code: 897630.  

Maps available for viewing now at the Forsyth County Department of Engineering

Forsyth County’s flood risk information and flood hazard maps were recently revised. The public is invited to view the updated preliminary maps at an open house on Thursday, June 22, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, located at the County Administration Building, 110 E. Main Street, Suite 220, in Cumming.

The public will be able to view the preliminary maps to see how their flood risk may have changed, learn how that may affect building and flood insurance requirements and find out what their options are following the open house. Representatives from Forsyth County government, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be on hand to provide the most current information and answer questions.

In addition to the open house, the maps are available for viewing now at the Forsyth County Department of Engineering, located in the County Administration Building, located at 110 E. Main Street, Suite 120, in Cumming. For more information and to locate a home’s flood risk, visit

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     Address: 110 East Main Street
    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.