Welcome to the City of Richmond Online Bidding System
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Thank you very much for your interest in doing business with the City of Richmond. We are committed to providing an equal opportunity for all business enterprises to participate in our purchasing and contracting activities.

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 Richmond, click here to view current list of codes.

Most RFQ's, informal and formal solicitations will be processed through our online system. Bids are due at or before the time shown for each bid. Late bids cannot be accepted. It is the bidder's/proposer’s  responsibility to ensure that the most complete and current version of the bid document has been downloaded or otherwise obtained, including any addenda. Amended bids received without the applicable addenda will be rejected as incomplete. All responses are due on or prior to the time shown on each solicitation.

Please note: Contractors/Vendors are solely responsible for maintaining up to date and accurate information. Vendors may edit their profile at any time.

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. 

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