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Purchasing & Contracting

Goods & Services

The Goods & Services Division of the Purchasing & Contracting Department is responsible for shepherding City staff, contractors, suppliers, and vendors through the City's procurement and contracting processes related to goods and services other than architectural and engineering professional consulting services, major construction, minor construction, and minor repair, which are managed by the Public Works Contracting Division.

Examples of goods and services include, but are not limited to:

  • Office supplies;
  • IT hardware and software;
  • Vehicle and aircraft parts;
  • Janitorial services;
  • Landscaping services;
  • Legal consulting services;
  • Chemicals and laboratory equipment;
  • Animal feed; and
  • Office modular furniture.

Bid Opportunities

Click Here for Bid Opportunities and Vendor Registration

The City uses a fully automated web-based vendor registration and bid management system (PlanetBids) to post and distribute all formal solicitations released by the Purchasing & Contracting Department.

To receive automatic announcements and download solicitations from the City of San Diego at no cost, please register through the City's vendor portal. Alternatively, if your company prefers not to register on the City's vendor portal, you can still view a current listing of solicitations here.

Click here for information on the results of the Invitation to Bid (ITB) for the City's gas and electric franchises.

City Contract Listings

Awarded Goods & Services Contracts

Cumulative Amounts Paid to Vendors

For questions and concerns, see the Frequently Asked Questions, call 619-236-6000 or email