HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION INFORMATION
First Time Applicants. You may print and complete the homestead exemption application at the ''Forms'' section of this web site and either mail in the application with all supporting documentation or bring your information to the Bay County Property Appraiser's Office. Only one signature is required for joint owners who are married with the same last name; however, all documentation listed below must be provided. All signatures are necessary if owners who occupy the home have different last names.