This program is part of the City's ongoing commitment to support the local business community. PlanetBids™ is a web-based bid management system to simplify doing business with the City. Some key features and benefits of PlanetBids™ include the ability to:
To remain abreast of the City's current bids, we recommend that you:
A local preference of 10% will be applied to Long Beach businesses on bids for materials, supplies, equipment or non-professional services. The local preference applies to purchases up to $100,000. Only businesses that have a current, valid business license from the City showing a place of business within the City and have a Seller's Permit issued by the State Board of Equalization where the permit lists a Long Beach address are eligible for this program.