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

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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Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant, Bay County Probate Court On-call Health Aide Homemaking Service Worker, Bay County Division on Aging Secretary to the County Clerk, Bay County Case Manager, Bay County 18th Judicial Circuit Court, Swift and Sure Sanctions...

Sign up for County Executive Tom Hickner's Email Newsletter!

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....

211 Service Available

If you're looking for assistance with a problem and you don't know where to turn, or simply want information on a particular human service issue, 2-1-1 is for you. 2-1-1 is a free, easy and confidential phone number that connects people in need with...

74th District Court Online Case Review

The Bay County 74th District Court is pleased to offer online case review as part of our initiative to expand access to justice and to strive for efficiency and fairness. Currently, you can resolve traffic infractions on the site and handle warrants...

BAY Alerts - Bay County Emergency Notification System

For Immediate Release, Contact Ryan Manz at 989-895-4112 Bay County is pleased to announce that after several months of data integration, training, testing, and fine tuning the new and improved BAY Alerts system is ready to launch. The new system is...

County Commissioners Support Banning Sky Lanterns

A growing number of communities are banning the use of the popular sky lanterns over fears that the floating fires could spark unintended blazes. Sky lanterns are a balloon-shaped piece of paper that typically has a bamboo frame with a fuel pad at...

New Division on Aging Pilot Program Announced

Bay County Division on Aging in coordination with the Bay City Department of Public Safety is happy to announce a new one year pilot program. The objective of this program is to help seniors 60 years plus who are home-bound homeowners in the Bay...