The City of Green Bay is separated into various agencies.
The Mayor is the executive branch of city government. The Mayor manages 11 department heads and their primary responsibility is to ensure that these 11 departments provide great services to the citizens of this city.
The mission of the Administrative Services Department is to provide centralized financial and budgetary management, accounting, and payroll for the City.
- Finance This division is responsible for accurately reporting the financial position for the City of Green Bay to assure all transactions adhere to the City’s policies and procedures, generally accepted accounting principles, and rules established by authoritative governing bodies.
- Clerk Administers elections and manages over 54,000 registered voter records, facilitates the annual Board of Review, issues a wide variety of licenses, archives public records, bills and maintains special assessment receivables, processes and signs plats and certifies survey maps, issues letters of specials and acts as an ombudsman to the public.
- Assessor The Assessor’s office is responsible for discovering and listing all residential and commercial real and personal property within its jurisdiction.
- Purchasing / Print Shop The Purchasing division manages the purchasing card program and effectively serves City departments and other agencies in procuring goods and services while assuring a fair and competitive opportunity to all qualified vendors. The print shop offers printing services for all city departments through automated workflows and digital black & white or color production.
- Information Technology The mission of Information Technology is to provide cost efficient and economical information, computer automation, networking, internet and telephonic services to all city departments.
To protect, recruit and develop City of Green Bay employees and physical assets from damage or loss by providing high quality services that are customer responsible, cost effective, aligned with the priorities established by the City Council, and to incorporate the best practices of the human resources profession.
To guide the evolution of the community by preserving, enhancing, and developing sound economic opportunities and sustainable neighborhoods with balanced living choices.
- Planning & Development The Planning & Development Division of the City of Green Bay works most directly with land-related issues, such as the Smart Growth 2022 Comprehensive Plan, zoning, conditional use approval, street vacations, surplus property, area development planning, Business Park planning, site plan review, subdivision and Certified Survey Map approval.
- Neighborhood Services The Neighborhood Services Division encompasses neighborhood-related and redevelopment activities. Neighborhood-related services include administration of Federal Neighborhood Stabilization, Community Development Block Grant, and HOME Programs, as well as removal and/or improvement of blighted property, property acquisition, and occupant relocation.
- Inspection The Inspection Division houses both Building and Housing/Zoning. The Building Inspection portion of this Division issues building permits to customers and provides inspections of the work completed to ensure the project is compliant with City code. The Housing/Zoning division is responsible for questions regarding City ordinances relating to land use, setback requirements, sign permitting, parking requirements on private property, and floodplain determinations.
- Housing The Housing Division of the City of Green Bay offers low-income housing opportunities to the community through our Mason Manor and Scattered Sites (scattered homes around the area that the City owns) locations.
- Weights & Measures The Weights & Measures Division supervises all sales of commodities within the City of Green Bay and also provides weights and measures services to the Villages of Allouez and Bellevue.
The Department of Public Works’ mission is to provide efficient municipal services and to maintain and construct public works facilities in a cost effective manner for the citizens of Green Bay.
- Engineering This division is responsible for designing, inspection and supervising the construction of various public works projects.
- Operations This division maintains all streets and alleys, storm and sanitary sewer systems, and bridges; snow plowing and ice control; collects and transports solid waste and recycling; and maintains and repairs all vehicles and equipment of the Department of Public Works.
- Traffic Division This Division installs and maintains all traffic signals, traffic signs and pavement markings within the City.
- Parking Division This division is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all cityowned parking lots, ramps and on-street parking meters, and enforcement of parking regulations.
- Public Works Administration This division is responsible for the administrative functions of the Department of Public Works.
The Department of Economic Development’s mission is to generate and facilitate business development, retention, and expansion that provides meaningful employment opportunities, generates a healthy tax base, and promotes prosperity for all residents.
The mission of the Green Bay Metro Fire Department is to protect and educate our community, show compassion to all, and continue the honored tradition and dedication of the fire service.
“We, the men and women of the Green Bay Police Department, are dedicated to providing service through a partnership with the community that builds trust, reduces crime, creates a safe environment, and enhances the quality of life in our neighborhood.”
We endeavor to enrich the quality of life of all people by creatively providing and enhancing leisure opportunities.
- Bay Beach Amusement Park Bay Beach Amusement Park is the 9th oldest continuously operating amusement park in the United States.
- Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary The Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary is a 700 acre urban wildlife refuge featuring live animal exhibits, educational displays, miles of hiking/skiing trails and various wildlife viewing opportunities.
Maintain fairness and integrity while providing timely and high quality legal representation to the Mayor, Common Council, Boards and Commissions, and all City departments.
Green Bay Metro operates 13 full-service bus routes, a number of limited-service bus routes and Paratransit services throughout the Green Bay area.
To provide a forum for justice regarding all City ordinance matters.
The mission of the Green Bay Water Utility is to provide an adequate supply of high quality, potable water at reasonable cost to the residences and businesses of Green Bay.