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 2023 Compliance Form Financial Reports Hey, Bay City!

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

Offices Closed June 19, 2024 - Juneteenth National Independence Day

Please note that Bay County offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19, 2024, in observance of Juneteenth National Independence Day. Bay County offices will reopen for regular business on Thursday, June 20, 2024.

Treatment to Protect Publicly Owned Ash Trees - June 10 - June 24, 2024

Ash trees make up a large portion of the public trees that line our streets and fill our local parks. The Bay County Forest Sustainability Program understands the value of trees and works to protect these trees from invasive pests such as the...

Election Inspectors Needed! Sign Up For Upcoming Training Sessions!

The Bay County Clerk's Office if currently seeking individuals interested in becoming an Election Inspector. Training sessions to become an Inspector will take place throughout the month of June at the Bay Arenac ISD (4228 2 Mile Road, Bay City, MI...

Bay City Area Transportation Study (BCATS) FY 2023 Obligation Report

Click here to download a copy of this press release For more information on BCATS and 2023 Obligated Projects please visit: https://www.baycounty-mi.gov/Transportation/Default.aspx