Thank you very much for your interest in doing business with City of Huntington Beach. We are committed to providing an equal opportunity for all business enterprises to participate in our purchasing and contracting activities.
The City of Huntington Beach purchases and contracts for a wide variety of supplies, services, equipment, and expert assistance to provide our community a full range of municipal services, and programs
To begin the process, please visit the Contracting/Purchasing Opportunities section, where you can register as a bidder online search for bid requests, order and download documents, bid electronically (where applicable), and much more! If you would like to look at or print the list of commodity codes currently used at the City of Huntington Beach click here to view current list of codes.
Both formal and informal solicitations may be processed through our online system. All responses are due at or before the time shown on each solicitation. Late responses cannot be accepted. It is the bidder's/proposer's responsibility to ensure that the most complete and current version of the solicitation, including addenda, has been downloaded.
Please note: Contractors/Vendors are solely responsible for maintaining up to date and accurate information. Vendors may edit their profile at anytime.
We have made every effort to make all aspects of the contracting process as easy, secure, and reliable as possible. However, if you need help or have questions concerning the features available to our bidders on this section, please click on for online assistance Contractors/Vendors are solely responsible for contacting PlanetBids directly for technical assistance Note: In order to access the BidsOnline system, you must install Adobe flash player 10.1 or higher. Click here to download and install the latest Adobe Flash Player
Local Vendor Preference
Local Business Preference shall extend a bidding advantage to a local business in the form of a five percent preference in the evaluation of bids or proposals from the procurement of goods up to $100,000.00 (with a maximum of $5,000.00).
The purpose of the Council action is to stimulate the local Huntington Beach economy and help stimulate business in the City. The action is part of the City's 10-Point Plan for Local Business. The Huntington Beach Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors reviewed the ordinance and was supportive of the action taken by Council. The PowerPoint presented to the City Council is attached below.
Attachment: Local Vendor Preference May 2, 2011.pdf
If you are searching for information on Public Works Construction Projects, please visit our Public Works Department page .
Construction going on in your neighborhood? Huntington Beach City Code allows for construction with an open building permit Monday-Saturday, 7AM-8PM. Work not requiring a permit may be completed Monday-Saturday, 8AM-8PM, and Sunday, 9AM-6PM.