Doing Business With The City

Bid Requirements : Doing Business with the City of Aiken

Bid requirements under our Aiken City Code

Dollar Value Procedure
Up to $1,500
    • No bidding needed.
    • Handled by individual departments.
$1,501 – $5,000
    • Oral bids obtained.
    • Handled by individual departments.
    • Assistant City Manager pre-approval for purchases over $2,500 is required.
$5,001 – $10,000
    • Written bids obtained.
    • Handled by individual departments.
    • Assitant City Manager pre-approval for purchases over $2,500 required.
Over $10,000
    • Formal bid invitations sought.
    • Public notice by newspaper publication.
    • Coordinated by Assistant City Manager.
    • Unbudgeted items over $25,000 will be pre-approved by City Council.