Prepare your bid


Preparing your bid is easier when you know the rules, policies and bidding procedures.

Find information about the City of Vancouver's bidding process, terms and conditions for vendors, and information about our purchasing policy and supplier code of conduct.

The process

Bidding procedures

Learn how to prepare a bid document and find the process used by the City to answer questions about bids, deliver bid results, de-brief vendors, and more.

The rules

Terms and conditions for vendors

Learn what your responsibilities are as a vendor to the City of Vancouver by reading the City of Vancouver's terms and conditions for vendors.

Read the policy

Ethical Purchasing Policy

Our Ethical Purchasing Policy ensures that all City suppliers meet the performance standards in our Supplier Code of Conduct. Read the policy and see where products we use are made.

The City's performance standards

Supplier Code of Conduct

The Supplier Code of Conduct sets the minimum performance standards for the City of Vancouver's Ethical Purchasing Policy.

Living wage

Living wage

Learn about the living wage and what this will mean for vendors starting May 1, 2017.

Contact our central stores

250 West 70th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5X 2X1

Fax: 604-326-4751

Contact Supply Management

Courier delivery address
Information Desk, Main floor
Vancouver City Hall 
453 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC

Mailing address
Purchasing Services
City of Vancouver
453 West 12th Ave
Vancouver, BC V5Y 1V4

Phone: 604-873-7263

Fax: 604-873-7057

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