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Building permits can be obtained from Building Code, Room 211 of City Hall, 301 Washington Avenue, Bay City.
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All city residents need a permit for a fence. Planning and Zoning manage the application process and their office is located in Room 211 at City Hall.
The application can be found here: https://www.baycitymi.org/DocumentCenter/View/3038/Fence-Permit-Application?bidId=
You can find zoning regulations for fences via the following link: https://www.baycitymi.org/DocumentCenter/View/3101/Zoning-Regulations-for-Fences?bidId=
Pool restrictions can be found under the Building Code. View this link for more information.
Trash and yard waste schedule is found under Public Works/Streets and Sanitation Department.
The City of Bay City switched over to 96-gallon recycling carts in January 2023. Visit www.BayCityRecycles.org or call 989-894-8312.
The City of Bay City does not have any legal land surveys. A land survey can be purchased from a land contractor hired by the property owner.
Our City Assessor’s office can assist you with other property questions, the telephone number is 894-8123 and the office is located in Suite 202 of City Hall.
A resident can report a complaint by via the following methods:
Telephone: (989) 894-8176
Email at [email protected]
or via our Report a Concern app at this link https://www.baycitymi.org/RequestTracker.aspx
In person at 301 Washington Avenue, Suite 207, Bay City, Michigan