Planning and Zoning

Click here to view the 2009 Bay County Comprehensive Plan.

The Planning and Zoning Division reviews all developments within unincorporated Bay County (excluding single family homes) for consistency with the Bay County Land Development Regulations.


The Planning and Zoning Division issues or reviews certain permits.

Mission Statement

Effect an orderly and efficient growth pattern that promotes economic development and enhances the environment, quality of life, and aesthetics.

Contact Information

Bay County Planning and Zoning
840 West 11th Street
Panama City, Florida 32401
(850) 248-8250
Please visit our office: Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.