Bay County Clerk

Cynthia A. Luczak

Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue, Ste. 101
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941
Voice: (989) 895-4280
Fax: (989) 895-4284

Marriage Ceremony Information

Scheduling of Marriage Ceremonies has been suspended due to recent staff reductions, effective January 1, 2011.

The following information is no longer correct due to the County Clerk not performing marriage ceremonies due to staff reductions.

Bay County Clerk, Cynthia A. Luczak, now performs marriage ceremonies!

Ceremonies are usually held in the Board Chambers on the 4th floor of the Bay County Building between the hours of 8:00AM and 5:00PM, Monday through Friday. The chambers offer a private, charming and historical setting which many couples prefer. Other locations and times can be arranged by contacting the clerk for availability.  

The clerk offers approximately 12 different ceremony options for applicants to choose from. This enables each couple to have a ceremony that fits their unique personality.

The fee for this service is $25.00.  

For further information, please contact the clerk at 989-895-4280 or by email!

Please enjoy the pictures from a few of the ceremonies performed this year.


Mr. and Mrs. Garrett Geer and Clerk Cynthia Luczak

Justin Grandy & Andrea Dennett
Marriage Ceremony January 7, 2010

Newlyweds Justin & Andrea celebrated with their nephews:
Hudson, White Tuxedo
Ethan, Black Tuxedo with black tie
Haydyn, Black Tuxedo with white tie



Geer wedding ceremony at Pere Marquette Depot



County Clerk, Cynthia Luczak,
uniting Jeremy & Rachel Meylan in matrimony
at the Bay County