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Bureau of Internal Business Services

BIBS is the provider of central services for the City of Portland

1120 SW 5th Avenue, Room 1250, Portland, OR 97204

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Vendor Requirements Specific to Construction Contracts

Following are requirements and resources unique to construction contracts.


Construction Contractor Board License

Construction contractors must be licensed with the State of Oregon Construction Contractors Board or licensed by the State Landscape Contractors Board prior to submitting a bid to the City. 



The City of Portland requires prequalification of all Prime contractors prior to bidding on Formal construction projects valued over $100,000. More information and a prequalification application can be found on the prequalification page. 



Construction code regulations affect all construction and most site development activity. For more information visit the City’s Development Services Permit website. 








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