FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Commissioners Office | 38 W. Main Street | Forsyth, GA 31029 | (478) 994-7000 | Hours 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
What is the procedure for building a new home?
  1. Get your address from the Planning & Zoning Department: (478) 994-7040
  2. Get a septic tank permit by calling Environmental Health: (478) 993-3081
  3. Get a driveway permit from the Road Department: (478) 994 -7029
  4. Get a compliance letter at the Planning & Zoning Department office located on the 3rd Floor of the Monroe County Government Offices: 38 W. Main Street | Forysth, GA 31029
  5. When you have all of the aforementioned documents then take them to the Building Inspections Department which is located on the 2nd Floor of the County Government Offices: (478) 994-7618
How do I contact the Chamber of Commerce?

Click here to visit the Chamber of Commerce website  or call (478) 994-9239.

Who can attend the commissioners meetings?

The Monroe County Commissioners Meetings are open to the public, however the Executive Session is closed.

How do I find out what Commissioner district I'm in?

Search for your address on our interactive Commission district map at the bottom of the Commissioner’s page. Click Here.

How do I register to vote?
How do I find out about the Tick Program?

Visit our Animal Control page for more information and to download an application.

How do I contact the Public Defender's Office?

The Monroe County Public Defender’s Office is located at 102 East Johnston Street, Forsyth, Georgia 31029. The telephone number is (478) 994-0040.

How do I obtain a Birth Record, Death Record, or Marriage License?

Vital records and marriage licenses can be obtained from the Monroe County Probate Court.

How do I find out what Commissioner district I'm in?

Search for your address on our interactive Commission district map at the bottom of the Commissioner’s page.  Click Here.