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.

Budget & Finance Green Initiatives Health & Education Public Safety Quality of Life Shared Services Bay County Citizen's Guide Debt Service Report Projected Budget Report 2018 Compliance Form Financial Reports Freedom of Information Act

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.

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Bay County News

DRAFT Bay County 5 Year Recreation Plan for Review and Comment

Bay County 5 Year Recreation Plan Draft Notice of Public Review - Bay County Recreation Plan Bay County and 14 municipalities in Bay County have developed a joint Five-Year Parks & Recreation Master Plan. The communities involved in the...

Check Your Trees for Hemlock Woolly Adelgid

It's time to check trees for Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (another invasive pest that kills trees) The Michigan DNR reminds Michigan land owners that November and December are the best time of year for them and the Gypsy Moth Suppression Program to check...

2018 Board Appointments

The following appointments to fill vacancies on various boards in 2018 are made by the Bay County Board of Commissioners unless otherwise noted: MARCH: Bay Arenac Behavioral Health Authority (Three 3-year terms expiring) [Note: The application for...