*Please note these opportunities are posted seasonally, typically in late summer and early fall.
A step-by-step guide to doing business with the City of Charlotte
STEP 1: Get registered
Become a registered vendor with the City here.
Fill out an IRS W9 form here.
Return completed forms to Vendor Administration
Or mail them to:
City of Charlotte, c/o Vendor AdministratorGeneral Services - City Procurement600 East 4th Street, 9th floorCharlotte, NC 28202-2850
Questions? Call 704-432-4777
STEP 2: Get SBE- or MWBE-certified
Learn more at Charlotte Business INClusion
STEP 3: Get licensed
Visit the North Carolina Landscape Contractors' Licensing Board
STEP 4: Get additional licenses or certifications, depending on the job
NC pesticide license (for aquatics, turf & ornamental and rights-of-way) from the North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Service
NC irrigation license from the North Carolina Irrigation Contractor's Licensing Board
NC trapping license from the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
Arborist Certification from the International Society of Arboriculture
STEP 5: Review available contracting opportunities
General Services bids & contractsContracting opportunities with the City of Charlotte General Services Department
Doing Business with the CityContracting opportunities across the entire City, including General Services, Storm Water Services, CATS, Airport, Charlotte Water and other departments, as well as other resources for contractorsNorth Carolina Interactive Purchasing SystemContracting opportunities across the state of North Carolina
Algae and Mosquito Control for Ponds (1.3MB) by Matthew Phillips, Environmental Specialist with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services
Stormwater Control Measure Inspection and Enforcement Program (29MB) by Jerry Jenkins, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services
Grow Your Landscape Business (1.6MB) with Robert Sherrill, Landscape Management