Panama City Beach Government

The City of Panama City Beach government operates as a council-manager government. The Mayor sits as a Council member-at-large and presides over City Council meetings. In the event that the Mayor cannot preside over a City Council meeting, the Mayor Pro-Tem is the presiding officer of the meeting until such time as the Mayor returns to his seat. The City Manager is responsible for the administration and the day-to-day operation of all of the municipal services and city departments. The City Manager also maintains intergovernmental relationships with federal, state, county and other local governments.

Law Enforcement

The primary law enforcement agency in the city is the Panama City Beach Police Department. The city and the rest of Bay County are also under the jurisdiction of the Bay County Sheriff's Office.

For mainland government information please see Panama City government.

Contact Information and Websites

 

  • City Hall contact info applies to:
    Mayor & Council
    Building Department
    Code Enforcement
    Licensing
    Animal Control