News Flash

Posted on: May 11, 2020

County-Wide Burn Ban In Effect


At the request of Bay County Emergency Services Chief Mark Bowen and the Florida Forest Service, and under the authority of the ongoing Hurricane Michael emergency declaration, a burn ban that prohibits any outdoor activity that could cause fires in Bay C...

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County Wide Burn-Ban

News Flash

Posted on: May 22, 2020



Bay County to follow state and federal guidelines for reopening. The federal government and state of Florida have issued guidelines for reopening amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about these guidelines here.

Additional Info... COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Vacation short-term rentals open in Bay County

Rentals reopen news flash

Bay County has received official notification from the Florida Division of Business and Professional Regulation that, effective immediately, short-term rentals are permitted to resume operations following the guidelines submitted in the county’s...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Posted on: May 7, 2020

COVID-19 Resources, Interactive Maps

Covid-19 interactive map flyer

Bay County Geographical Information Systems (GIS) has created online interactive locator maps that outline important COVID-19 information such as where to find testing sites – including new beach locations – food pantries, feeding site...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)
Posted on: April 30, 2020

COVID-19 Citizens Information Center

News flash

For important information regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, citizens are encouraged to call the Citizens Information Center, staffed by Bay County research librarians, at 248-6090.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 6, 2020

Thomas Drive Resurfacing Project Updates

Thomas drive resurfacing work picture

Update: June 1, 2020

Current traffic impactsThe eastbound lanes of Thomas Drive are closed from approximately Crescent Drive to Bonita Street. Two-way traffic (one lane in each direction) is being maintained on the westbound lanes (i.e., the northern half ...

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Thomas Drive Resurfacing Project

News Flash

Posted on: May 8, 2020

View Real-Time Weather Conditions

Weather STemPS

The Bay County Sheriff’s Office is now home to the ninth installment in Bay County of a WeatherSTEM solar-powered weather monitoring system. Bay County Emergency Management, in partnership with the state of Florida, will receive a total of 10 We...

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Weather STEM