Planet Bids

The City of Palmdale uses PlanetBids System (PB SystemTM), a fully automated web-based vendor registration and bid management system. All formal City solicitations are conducted through the online system hosted by PlanetBids System (PB SystemTM). This system consolidates vendor registration for suppliers, contractors, subcontractors, consultants, manufacturers, distributors, and vendors, who are interested in providing goods and services, construction services, and consultant services to the City of Palmdale. This system streamlines the City of Palmdale's overall procurement process.

PlanetBids System (PB SystemTM) provides the following key features and benefits free of charge, so that vendors may:

  1. Maintain a self-managed online vendor profile
  2. Search and download current solicitation documents such as attachments, addenda, and procurement results such as bid tabulations and awards
  3. Receive automatic email notifications for solicitations based on product/service categories selected by the vendor
  4. Ask questions about the solicitation and receive answers through the Q&A section online
  5. Register with the City for providing goods and services under emergency procedures

In the event you encounter technical difficulties during the uploading process, please contact the PlanetBids Online system team Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (PST) by email at or call (818) 992-1771 Ext. 0.

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