The Local Bidder Preference Program (the “LBPP”) is a program established by the City Code of Ordinances to: encourage business with the City; help foster the creation of employment and business opportunities; and generate additional revenue for the City.
The LBPP shall only apply to any City contract (referred to hereinafter as “Eligible local projects”) procured under section 2-1188.1 competitive sealed bidding.
Contractors with a physical address in the city of Atlanta.
The program only applies to Invitation for Bid (IFB) projects throughout the City; the program does not apply to Request for Proposals (RFP) or federally funded projects.
To become certified as a Local Bidder, you must submit a LBPP application at least thirty (30) days prior to the planned submission of a bid to the Department of Procurement. If your company is not certified by the bid due date, you will not be allowed to receive local bidder preference on a LBPP project.
Please make sure that your application is TYPED or LEGIBLY printed and signed in blue ink.