Welcome to Bay County

The official website of Bay County, Michigan. We invite you to discover what Bay County, located along the Saginaw Bay of Lake Huron in mid-Michigan, has to offer.

About Bay County

Bay County is made up of 14 townships and 4 cities. It is home to around 106,000 people, making it the 20th most populated county in the state.

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Departments & Divisions

Bay County government is divided into more than 50 departments. Find information and contact details for each of the departments within Bay County.

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Online Services

Bay County offers a variety of online services to better serve the community. Find links to employment, taxes, documents, legal info and more.

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  Bay County Dashboard & Citizen's Guide

The Dashboard and Citizen's Guide have been designed to allow our citizens to view important information about Bay County quickly and easily.

Quality of Life Budget & Finance Public Safety Green Initiatives Shared Services Health & Education Bay County Citizen's Guide Debt Service Report Projected Budget Report 2015 Compliance Form Guide to County Government County Organizational Chart

Information on all the Dashboards and Reports are updated as new information becomes available. If something is listed as N/A then some of the necessary reporting agencies have not finalized their information or it does not exist. Once it is produced, then Bay County will update the information. Please check back if the information you are looking for is not available, it will be as soon as possible.

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Bay County News

30th Anniversary of the Great Flood of 1986 Website is Live

Announcement A website that was developed as part of a collaborative project to collect and preserve stories from Michigan's Great Flood of 1986 is now live. Please be sure to visit www.1986Flood.com to learn more about the history of the Great...

Land Recording Fees to Change

Press Release - For Immediate Release Contact Person: Brandon Krause| 989-895-4228 BAY CITY, Mich., September 8, 2016 - Effective October 1, 2016, recording fees for all documents recorded in the Register of Deeds office will be $30.00 regardless of...

Upcoming Phragmities Treatments along Saginaw Bay Shoreline Area

Press Release - For Immediate Release Contact Person: Alicia Wallace | (989) 895-4195 BAY CITY, Mich., September 6, 2016 - Treatments to control dense infestations of the invasive weed Phragmites will be done between September 12, 2016 and October...

Bay County's 2015 Financial Audit Available Online

Announcement Each year, Bay County is required to produce a financial statementand have an audit performed by an independent audit firm. The audit is to verify that the County has accurately and fairly presented information in the financial...

Employment Opportunities

Bay County Land Bank Independent Contractor Executive Director Position ( NOTE: The Executive Director position is not an employee of Bay County or the BCLBA this position reports directly to the BCLBA Board of Directors as an independent contractor...

Summer 2016 in Bay County

Schedule of Events JUNE 5 - Parkapalooza Beach Concert at Wenonah Park 5 & 7 - Spring for SIDS Walk 8 - Apps and Ales in Downtown Bay City 11-12 - YWCA Riverside Art Festival at Wenonah Park 17-18 - Pinconning Cheese Festival 18-20 - Walleyes...

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County Executive Tom Hickner sends out a monthly newsletter to Bay County citizens that is full of pertinent information on your county government. If you are interested in receiving this electronic newsletter, please use the form below to sign-up....