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Contract Process

The contract process begins at the point a need for service is determined that falls outside the capacity of the Airport to meet. Contracts are classified as either “informal” or “formal”, depending upon the funding level.

FileFormal Contract Process
PDF iconInformal Contract Process


Approval Process

PDF iconCivil Service Commission Approval Process
PDF iconBoard of Supervisor's Process



Waivers exempt your contract package from certain regulations.

FileWaiver Process


Timeline for Competitive Solicitation and Contracting



RFP & RFQ Guidance

FileRFPs & RFQs


San Francisco Charter & Administrative Code

American Legal Publishing Online Library


Doing Business with the City & County of San Francisco

All businesses must qualify to do business with the City before being awarded a contract. This guide describes the minimum requirements and necessary forms.

FileVendor Forms