Bay County Building Departments (Michigan)

Search for Bay County, MI building and zoning records. Building records include building plans, building code evaluations, building surveys, and building code violations, and zoning records include zoning violations, zoning boundaries, and zoning regulations.


Bay County Building Departments develop and enforce building codes to ensure the construction of safe buildings in Bay County, Michigan. The Building Department maintains building and zoning records, including design plans for construction and renovation projects, records on the current structures on any parcel, maps showing property lines, and Bay County building permits issued by the department. They also keep records on a property's compliance with Bay County building codes, including building and zoning violations, as well as records of inspection reports. Many Building Departments provide online access to building records.

Bay City Zoning Bay MI 301 Washington Avenue 48708 989-894-8173

Bay County Planning Department Bay MI 515 Center Avenue 48708 989-895-4110


Bay County Assessors evaluate the value of properties and parcels in order to determine property taxes. The Assessor's Office maintains current data on every property in the Bay County, MI including inventories of parcels and structures, zoning boundaries, and the value of all the property in the jurisdiction. Assessors may also keep Bay County building and zoning records, such as reports from on-site inspections, maps of property lines and zones, and value assessments for building improvements. Many Assessor's Offices provide online access to their records, including documents on building and zoning.

Bay City Assessor Bay MI 301 Washington Avenue 48708 989-894-8123

Bay County Equalization Department Bay MI 515 Center Avenue 48708 989-895-4080


Bay County Building Inspectors ensure that building construction is in compliance with building and zoning codes in Bay County, MI. They maintain documents on permits issued by the Bay County Building Department, including construction, relocation, demolition, and occupancy permits. Building Inspectors also keep approved and rejected building plans and blueprints, records on a property's compliance with Bay County building codes, and records on building and zoning violations and inspection reports. Many Building Inspectors make these building and zoning records available to the public online.

Bay City Building Inspector Bay MI 301 Washington Avenue 48708 989-894-8162


Bay County Code Enforcement Departments ensure compliance with building and zoning codes for a county or local government. Code Enforcement Departments in Michigan keep records on building code violations, zoning regulations, and zoning violations. They also maintain records on Bay County building inspections, complaints filed against properties or businesses, violations issued by the department, and other local rules and regulations. The records maintained by the Code Enforcement Department are often available online.

Bay City Code Enforcement Bay MI 301 Washington Avenue 48708 989-894-8162


Bay County Treasurers and Tax Collectors are responsible for the collection of property tax revenue in MI. The Office of the Treasurer and Tax Collector maintains and updates records on every parcel in the district, as well as maintaining certain building and zoning records. These records include building valuations, zoning boundaries, and building construction. Treasurers and Tax Collectors also keep documents on Bay County property taxes, including property tax assessments, defaults on property taxes, and tax liens. The office may also maintain information on property auctions and a property's prior liens or foreclosures. Many Treasurers and Tax Collectors provide online databases to access their Bay County building records, including documents on building and zoning.

Bay County Treasurer's Office Bay MI 515 Center Avenue 48708 989-895-4030

Essexville City Treasurer Essexville MI 1107 Woodside Avenue 48732 989-893-2441