Bids & Proposals

We are the largest construction agency in the City, awarding more than $1 billion in contracts for construction, construction related services and engineering services annually. Learn about our bids, request for proposals, project delivery procedures, and prevailing wage.

To stay informed about the latest procurement opportunities and virtual information sessions, please subscribe to the DEP Procurement Opportunity newsletter.


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For more information, visit Competitive Sealed Bid FAQs or call our bid room at 718-595-3265.

Request for Proposals

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To learn more about RFPs, visit Request for Proposal FAQs.

Project Delivery Procedures

We encourage consultants and contractors wishing to learn more about our capital construction project delivery process to login to our Knowledge Reservoir. The Knowledge Reservoir contains:

  • standard operating procedures and supporting documentation
  • design and project delivery manuals
  • specifications
  • environmental, health & safety policies
  • organizational charts
  • consultant open house presentations

Existing consultants and contractors can access the Knowledge Reservoir by logging into using their credentials. All other users will need to register their email address through the public portal. If you have any questions, please contact

Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises

We are committed to meeting the City’s goals for the participation of Small Business Services (SBS) – Certified Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprises (M/WBEs) in the award and performance of goods and services contracts. These goals are satisfied by the award and prompt payment of contracts, subcontracts, and direct purchases with M/WBEs.

Learn more about the SBS M/WBE Certification Program

Bid Directly on Our Projects

We post bidding opportunities on our website, the Mayor’s Office of Contract Services and in the City Record. If you do not have an account with City Record, please create an account.

For M/WBE Non-Competitive Small Purchases under $500,000 (M/WBE only) and Non-Competitive Micro-Purchases under $20,000 and Small Purchase bids under $100,000, we solicit bids directly from SBS-certified M/WBE vendors. Be sure to create an account with PASSPort, the City’s digital Procurement and Sourcing Solutions Portal, to access these opportunities citywide.

If you are an SBS-certified M/WBE, make sure we know about your firm and the goods/services your firm offers. Please contact, if you think your firm and DEP are a good match.

View Upcoming M/WBE Non-Competitive Small Purchase Contracts (Purchases up to $500K)

Business Owner’s Bill of Rights

Business Owner’s Bill of Rights

We are committed to providing New Yorkers with excellent customer service and adhere to rules set forth by the Business Owner’s Bill of Rights. These rules guarantee fair inspections and consistent regulatory enforcement. For a copy of the rights as well as information about how to provide feedback, visit the Mayor’s Office of Operations Business Owner’s Bill of Rights.