Wayne Porter, CFM, AICP

Wayne Porter is the Planning Manager and Floodplain Administrator for Bay County. After serving six years in the United States Air Force, he came to work for Bay County in 2004. He held the position of Building Trades Investigator with the Building Safety Division. He transitioned to a Planner position with the Planning and Zoning Division in 2007. In 2012, he took over the responsibilities of reviewing new development within the floodplain and coordinating the CRS program. In 2021, WP was promoted to manager of the Planning and Zoning Division.

Wayne received his Bachelor’s degree in 2006 from Florida State University and his Master’s Degree from Troy State University in 2013. Wayne has been a Certified Floodplain Manager (CFM) since 2013. In 2021, he received his certification with the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP).