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 2020 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

Bay County Animal Services & Adoption Center Receives No-Kill Rating

Bay County Animal Services & Adoption Center has recently been categorized as a No Kill shelter by the Michigan Pet Fund Alliance for having achieved a 96% Live Release Rate in 2019 (up 7% from 2018). Over 1,300 animals were taken in by the...

Bay County Invites Healtcare and other Critical Infastructure Workers to Register Online to Receive COVID-19 Vaccine

Bay County, Michigan - The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is pleased to announce that healthcare and other critical infrastructure workers who live or work in Bay County may register to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by completing the survey...

Bay County Health Department Issues Emergency Order 2020-5: Guidance and Reporting for COVID-19 Positive Workers in Bay County

Bay County, Michigan - The Bay County Health Department has rele ased Emergency Order 2020 - 5 continuing the requiring monitoring of symptoms for certain essential infrastructure workers in Bay County and providing an easy mechanism for workers to...