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Bids and Proposals

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This page contains active citywide listings for Bids, Requests for Proposals (RFPs), and Requests for Qualifications (RFQs)

City Wide Projects and Bids

The City of San Luis Obispo utilizes an online system (BidSync) to manage its bids. Potential contractors, subcontractors and suppliers may view current projects, register as plan holders, download plans and specifications and receive addendum notices.

Register for a Free BidSync Account

Potential bidders are responsible for obtaining any issued addenda which will be available for download through this section.

Check our "Working for the City" document for more on submitting a bid or proposal.

Supplemental resources are available to bidders in the links below. Please click on a topic below for more information:

  • Registering with the Department of Industrial Relations

  • Registration for City's Construction Contractors Bidder List

  • Purchasing Printed Plans and Specifications

  • Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Information

***If you have trouble accessing any portion of the bid information from our website, please visit BidSync Customer Support at or by calling (800) 990-9339 .***


All City Bids, RFPs and RFQs


Additional Information:

Drop-off Location: Requests for Proposals and Qualifications are to be dropped off at the Department of Finance and Information Technology, unless otherwise noted in the specifications.

Business Tax License: The City of San Luis Obispo requires (contractors or companies) doing work within the City limits to have a business tax certificate.  For more information on obtaining a tax certificate, please contact the Finance Department at (805) 781-7134 or visit our Business Services page.

Prevailing Wage Rates: For information on prevailing wages in San Luis Obispo County, check California's Division of Labor Statistics and Database page.

Download: City's 2018 Engineering Standards and Standard Specifications.