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Contract & Consulting Bid Opportunities

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All City of National City's Engineering and Public Works Construction Bids will be posted on PlanetBids.

PlanetBids is a free electronic bidding system that will provide convenience to vendors. Licensed contractors must register in order to qualify to bid. As a registered vendor with the City of National City, you will be notified of bid alerts, be able to download plans and specs, view published addenda, submit bids electronically, and view bid results. At any time, you may view the latest contracting opportunities available.

If you have any questions, visit PlanetBids' FAQ or call 818-992-1771 ext. 0.

In addition, beginning July 1, 2014, contractors are required to register with the Department of Industrial Relations before bidding on public works contracts in California.

Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act

The City of National City has adopted the California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Act by Ordinance No. 2016-2413, ยง 1, 10-4-2016 and is subject to the California Uniform Construction Cost Accounting Commission procedures for the bidding and awarding of public works contracts.  The City of National City invites California licensed contractors that wish to be included in the 2019 list of qualified contractors for contracts less than $200,000 to complete the application form in the link below.  Complete the required information on the form and submit the form via email to

National City Contractor List Application



     RFQ - On-Call Project Support Services for City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) - NOTICE (PDF)

     RFQ - On-Call Project Support Services for City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) with Exhibits (PDF)

     RFQ -  Information Session 2019-5-14 - SIGN-IN SHEETS (PDF)

     RFQ - Request for Information Responses_2019-5-29

     RFQ - Request for Information Responses_2019-6-6

     RFQ - On-Call Project Support Services for City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) - SUBMITTALS (PDF) 


      RFQ- On-Call Project Support Services for City's Capital Improvement Program (CIP) - SELECTED FIRMS 1-23-20 (PDF)


     Paradise Creek Community Garden Operator ( issued by Community Housing Works)

     National City Aquatic Center Operator for the City of National City

     RFP - Audit Services

     Harbison Avenue Road Diet (PDF)

     Fiber Optic Traffic Signal Interconnect Expansion (PDF)

     Highland Ave & E. 28th Street Traffic Signal Improvements (PDF)

     Highland Avenue Traffic Signal Modifications (PDF)

     Citywide Traffic Signal & ADA Upgrades (PDF)

     Citywide Traffic Signal Upgrades (PDF)

     Citywide Midblock Crossing (PDF) 


     Contract Post Bid Package w/ Contractor Responsibility Questionnaire (PDF)


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