Purchasing

Become a City Vendor

If you are interested in being placed on our vendor list, please send a letter on your letterhead to the City of Oceanside, 300 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside, CA 92054, attention Purchasing with a detailed explanation of the goods and services you offer or use our on-line registration. We will place you in our database and route any marketing material you may want to include to the most likely users in the City.

All Vendors doing business with the City of Oceanside are required to complete the Vendor Application Packet  (207 KB). Download the packet, complete and send original to your contact at the City of Oceanside. 

If you are not a City of Oceanside Vendor, please register via our on-line registration to be considered for future opportunities. 

If you are a Section 3 Business concern, please register via the Section 3 Business Registry to be notified of qualifying projects.

Contractors List for Informal Bidding

The City of Oceanside (City) has elected to become subject to the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act. The City hereby invites all licensed contractors to submit information for inclusion on the City’s informal bidding list. Please use our online registration form.

Contractors on the list will be sent notices inviting bids for City projects estimated to cost less than $175,000 for the category of work to be bid.

For additional information please refer to the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Commission.

Bid & Contract Opportunities

The City of Oceanside is continually seeking vendors, suppliers, and contractors who can provide quality products and services at competitive prices. The City purchases and contracts for a wide variety of supplies, services, equipment, and consultant services in order to provide our community a full range of municipal services and programs.

Click on the links below to view current projects, RFPs, and bid results.

The City of Oceanside currently operates under a decentralized purchasing system. Each department is responsible for advertising and providing information on their bid items. Once you determine if you want to bid on any advertised RFP, please contact the department directly for any questions, information or bid packets.