Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941

ADA Coordinator

Persons with a disability recognized under the Americans with Disabilities Act are entitled to a reasonable accommodation. The intent of Bay County is to assure that individuals with a disability have equal and full access to all of our programs and facilities. Some of the facilities in Bay County include the Civic Arena, Community Center, Court Facility, Dog Park, Fairgrounds, Golf Course and Pinconning Park.

If you have questions or complaints regarding ADA procedures with other privately owned businesses and organizations not involved with Bay County Government or Bay County Courts, please use the additional resource links below for more information. If you have general or compliance questions regarding the American with Disabilities Act, please call 800-514-0301.

Bay County ADA Coordinators only coordinate for County owned facilities.

Bay County Courts ADA Coordinator

  • Court Facility

Lori Fisher
Bay County Courts ADA Coordinator

1230 Washington Avenue
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 895-2014

Bay County Government ADA Coordinator

  • Bay County Animal Control
  • Bay County Building
  • Bay County Golf Course
  • Central Dispatch
  • Civic Arena
  • Community Center & Community Center Pool
  • Dog Park (Bark Park)
  • Fairgrounds
  • Health Department
  • Housing Department (Center Ridge Arms)
  • Law Enforcement Center/Sheriff's Office
  • Mosquito Control
  • Pinconning Park

Amber Davis-Johnson
Bay County Government ADA Coordinator

515 Center Avenue, Suite 402
Bay City, MI 48708
(989) 895-4131

Physical Mobility Impairment

Requests for reasonable accommodations for physical mobility impairment may be submitted in writing or in person to the ADA Coordinator as indicated below. 

Hearing, Speech and/or Visual Impairment

The County of Bay will provide necessary and reasonable auxiliary aids and services such as signers for the hearing impaired and audio tapes of printed materials to individuals with disabilities upon 10 day's notice to the County of Bay. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids or services should contact the ADA Coordinator.

Language Interpreter Service

Requests for language interpreters may be presented to the ADA Coordinator. The request may be made orally or in writing. Whenever possible the request should be made at least ten (10) days in advance of the date when the interpreter is needed.

Grievance Process

If you believe you have been denied a "reasonable" accommodation by Bay County and wish to dispute the denial, submit a complaint within 10 business days after the complainant becomes aware of the alleged violation. 

Additional Resources

Michigan Relay Service

Michigan Relay is a communications system that allows hearing persons and Deaf, hard of hearing, or speech-impaired persons to communicate by telephone. Hamilton Relay is the contracted service provider for Michigan Relay. Hamiton Relay works with the local exchange carriers in Michigan to provide this service. Users may reach Michigan Relay by dialing 7-1-1. 

Several relay service options are available to accommodate the needs of various users. Primarily, calls are conducted through the use of an assistive communications device such as a TTY, deaf-blind communicator or other specialized equipment. There is no additional charge to use this service. Only normal telephone charges will be applied. There are no limits to the length or number of call an individual places. 

Questions or concerns about Michigan Relay can be directed to your local telephone provider or contact Hamiton Relay at:

Michigan Relay Customer Care
Email: [email protected]
Call: 844-578-6563 Voice/TTY

Regional Links & Organizations

National Links & Information

  • The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in employment, transportation, public accommodation, communications, and governmental activities. The ADA also establishes requirements for telecommunications relay services.
  • In addition to the Department of Labor, four federal agencies enforce the ADA:

File an ADA Complaint

You can file an Americans with Disabilities Act complaint alleging disability discrimination against a State or local government or a public accommodation (private business including, for example, a restaurant, doctor's office, retail store, hotel, etc.). A complaint can be filed online using the link below, or by mail, or by fax.

To file an ADA complaint online:

Online Complaint Form | (en Español)
Instructions for submitting attachments are on the form.

To file an ADA complaint by mail:

US Department of Justice
950 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Civil Rights Division
Disability Rights Section – 1425 NYAV
Washington, D.C. 20530

To file an ADA complaint by fax: (202) 307-1197

Please keep a copy of your complaint and the original documents for your own records.