Purchasing Department

The Purchasing Department located at 306 East Jackson Street, Tampa Municipal Office Building is open for business via phone, email and online, however, as a precautionary measure to COVID-19 transmission, effective Friday, March 27th we will not be accepting walk-in customers.

For submittals to solicitations the following methods must be utilized:

  • Request for Electronic Quotations (REQ) – Must be submitted as an attachment via email to: [email protected]t as detailed in the solicitation document.
  • Invitation to Bids (ITB) - May be submitted electronically an attachment to an email addressed to [email protected] as detailed in the solicitation document. Hardcopy submittals must be done via US Mail, Fed-Ex, UPS or other shipping methods.
  • Request for Proposals - May be submitted electronically an attachment to an email addressed to [email protected] as detailed in the solicitation document. Hardcopy submittals must be done via US Mail, Fed-Ex, UPS or other shipping methods.

Verification of the City’s receipt of solicitation submitted by email is the responsibility of the Bidder/Proposer. To verify receipt of bids sent electronically, Bidders may contact the Purchasing Department at 813-274-8351. Failure of the City to receive such a bid by the date and time specified on the solicitation document will result in non-consideration.
All Public Meetings (including Pre-Bid Meetings, Pre-Proposal Conferences, Bid/RFP openings, Evaluation Committee Meetings, etc.) will be accessible online and a schedule will be posted on our department Public Meetings web page.
All questions should be directed to Purchasing’s main number by dialing 813-274-8351 for assistance.

NOTE: Contract Administration Department Construction Project Bids and A/E Consulting RFQ responses must be submitted as instructed on their website at https://www.tampa.gov/contract-administration.

Welcome to the Purchasing Department, which is responsible for all aspects of the City's centralized procurement process.

Purchasing Department Bid Schedules

Purchasing Department ISupplier Vendor Registration

  • ISupplier Registration - Vendor Registration process for viewing transaction history online and other related vendor online activities

External Services

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