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Ordinance Information & Changes

County Ordinances

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Proposed Ordinance Amendments

Public Hearing for Proposed Approval of a Settlement Agreement between Alex C. Kliros, et. seq, v. Tom Brown, et. seq. 19CV1553-2

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider approval of a Settlement Agreement between Alex C. Kliros, et al. v. Tom Brown, et al., Civil Action File No. 19CV1553-2, a civil action pending in the Forsyth County Superior Court, that will settle claims between the parties and otherwise impose zoning and land use-based entitlements, variances, restrictions, and other obligations on the parties and on 90.37 acres located near State Route 141 and South Clement Road, otherwise known to as Forsyth County tax parcels 110-010, 110-011, and 110-012. The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040. A copy of the proposed Settlement Agreement and associated concept plan are available for review on the County’s website at www.forsythco.com and are on file with the clerk in the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040 and will be made available upon request. All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

Click here to view the proposed Settlement Agreement and Site Plan.

Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment to Short Term Rental Ordinance #129

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on the proposed ordinance amendment at their Regular Meeting on Thursday, November 18, 2021 where no formal action was taken. 


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to Forsyth County Ordinance 129, also known as the Short-Term Rental Ordinance, or Article VIII of Chapter 22 of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances. The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040.  The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning proposed modifications to clarify applicability of the Ordinance; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes. A copy of the proposed Ordinance is on file with the Clerk in the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040 and will be made available upon request.  All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

November 19, 2021

A previous public hearing was held on November 18, 2021. 

Click here to view proposed ordinance amendment.

 

 

Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment to Stormwater Management Ordinance #75

UPDATE:  The Board of Commissioners held a public hearing on the proposed ordinance amendment at their Regular Meeting on Thursday, November 18, 2021 where no formal action was taken. 


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Stormwater Management Code, otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance 75 or Article V, Chapter 34 of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances. The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040.  The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning a proposed modification to the County’s stormwater management code, including support documents and manuals, to ensure compliance with the Georgia Environmental Protection Division’s model ordinance; to repeal conflicting ordinances; and for other purposes. A copy of the proposed amendment is on file with the clerk in the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Cumming, Georgia 30040 and will be made available upon request.  All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

Forsyth County Board of Commissioners

November 19, 2021


A previous public hearing was held on November 18, 2021. 

Click here to view the resolution for proposed ordinance amendment.

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment.

 

 

Public Hearing for Proposed Amendment to Hotel, Motel, & Lodging Excise Tax Ordinance #86, Code - Article II, Chapter 74

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, December  16, 2021, at 5:00 p.m., the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing in order to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Hotel, Motel and Lodging Excise Tax Ordinance; otherwise known as Forsyth County Ordinance No. 86 or Article II, Chapter 74 of the Forsyth County Code of Ordinances. The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room, Suite 220 of the Forsyth county Administration Building. The purpose of the public hearing shall be for public review and comment concerning proposed modifications to the Hotel, Motel and Lodging Excise Tax Ordinance to include updates to imposition of tax, definitions, collection and remittance requirements, electronic notices; and for other purposes.  A copy of the proposed amendment is on file with the Business License Department located at the Forsyth County Administration Building at 110 East Main Street, Suite 130, Cumming, Georgia 30040 and will be made available upon request. All Forsyth County residents and any other affected and/or interested persons are invited and encouraged to attend.

Forsyth County Board of Commissioner

December 1, 2021

Click here to view the proposed ordinance amendment.