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Frequently Asked Questions

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How do I register to be on the bidder list for the County?
What is BuyNet?
How can I find out about upcoming construction projects?
Where can I find more information about Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE) programs?
Where can I get information on the Federal Stimulus (Recovery) Act?
Do I need a business license to do business with the County of San Diego?
Does the County of San Diego provide a guide for Managed Competition?

How do I register to be on the bidder list for the County?

Interested suppliers may register on our BuyNet web site.

Registration Instructions

What is BuyNet?

BuyNet is an interactive web site for suppliers interested in doing business with the County of San Diego. BuyNet allows you to register, view solicitations, receive notifications of new solicitations that may be of interest to you, download solicitation attachments, respond to Request for Quotation (RFQ) solicitations, and view award notices.

How can I find out about upcoming construction projects?

The San Diego Daily Transcript maintains a regional calendar of  Upcoming Construction Projects

Where can I find more information about Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise (DVBE) programs?

The County's DVBE program is established in the County of San Diego Board of Supervisors Policy B-39a .  Certification and participation information is available through the State of California Office of Small Business Certification and Resources.  Additional information is available through the San Diego Elite DVBE network and the  California DVBE Alliance.

Where can I get information on the Federal Stimulus (Recovery) Act?

Federal Stimulus (Recovery Act) Information

Do I need a business license to do business with the County of San Diego?

The County of San Diego does not require a business license, but cities within the County may require a business license when conducting business within the city limits.  The County of San Diego does require registration of a Fictitious Business Name, when applicable.    See Business Licenses for more information.

Does the County of San Diego provide a guide for Managed Competition?

Yes.  The guide presents a road map of the managed competition process with procedures for identifying the most economical and efficient way(s) to provide County services. 

Managed Competition Guide