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 Consolidation Plan 2011 Public Act 152 Compliance Unfunded Accrued Liability Plan

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

GENERAL BAY COUNTY VACANCIES Custodian, Part-time Vacancy at the Bay County Civic Arena ROAD PATROL DEPUTY - Bay County Sheriff Department BAY COUNTY MEDICAL CARE FACILITY VACANCY (Note application instructions at the end of the job description) IT...

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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....

Bay County Fair & Youth Expo

The 150th Bay County Fair & Youth Expo will take place August 4th - 8th, 2015. The Bay County Fair is a great place for the whole family. It features Livestock Exhibitions followed by a Sale, Horse Shows, Still Projects, Midway Fun, Merchant...

Bay Alerts Upgrading to new System and Vendor

The Bay Alerts notification system provides 9-1-1 Central Dispatch with a fast and reliable system of communicating with Bay County residents. The system can provide emergency messaging via land line telephone, cell phone, text messaging, pager and...

Bay County to Implement New GIS Web Viewer

After months of continuous meetings and collaboration, Bay County will partner with the City of Bay City and combine resources for a single, county-wide GIS Web Viewer system. The Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computerized mapping system...

Freedom of Information Act Policy Updates

Public Act 563 (2014), required significant changes to the Freedom of Information Act. The 2014 amendment resulted in new requirements for responding to requests for public records. In accordance with the Act, the Bay County Board of Commissioners...