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Register your business with Los Angeles County

OVERVIEW

In order to start doing business with DPW, you must first register your business in the Los Angeles County’s Vendor Registration system. The process is quick, easy and beneficial to both the County and business community. The system alerts the County as to the products and services that your business offers. For your benefit, registering as a County vendor offers the following:

  • Online access to County bid opportunities.
  • Automatic Email notification of solicitations for products and services that you select to receive.
  • Placement on Bid Lists generated by County Departments looking for prospective vendors.
  • Visibility to all County Procurement Officers.
  • Opportunity to qualify and enroll in the Local Small Business Enterprise Preference Program.

REGISTRATION

To learn more about registering as a County vendor, visit the Los Angeles County Vendor Registration website or begin the registration process now by visiting one of the following sites:

Local Small Business Enterprise (LSBE) Program

Businesses that are eligible to participate in the LSBE program will receive up to an 15% preference (up to $150,000) on the scoring of their bid/prices on applicable County solicitations/contracts for services. In addition, as an LSBE your business will be listed in the County’s Small Business Directory and can enroll in a special prompt payment program.

To apply for certification as an LSBE, businesses should contact the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs at http://dcba.lacounty.gov or call a DCBA Small Business Counselor at (855) 230-6430 or (323) 881-3964. The LSBE Brochure can be accessed at: http://osb.lacounty.gov/pdfs/LSBE_Brochure.pdf.

To get certified as a Small Business, visit the California Department of General Services, Procurement Division’s website at: http://www.dgs.ca.gov/pd/Programs/OSDS/GetCertified.aspx

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