How do I get on a bidders list?
Saanich does not maintain bidder lists. Instead, please regularly review our opportunities.
Where do you advertise?
We post all opportunities on the Saanich website, and the Saanich Procurement Portal: District of Saanich (bonfirehub.ca). We also place notices on BC Bid Portal: BC Bid (gov.bc.ca) for goods or services $75,000 or more, and construction $200,000 or more.
Where do I pick up quotations, proposals, and tender documents?
You can find these on the Saanich Procurement Portal: District of Saanich (bonfirehub.ca).
Where do I drop off quotations, proposals, and tender documents?
All documents and addendums are only available for download / submission on the Saanich Procurement Portal: District of Saanich (bonfirehub.ca).
Can I receive a copy of the bidders list for a specific project?
We do not retain a bidders list or bidders registry. If an opportunity has a mandatory site visit, we post a list of the attendees as a document.
Do I need a business licence to do business with Saanich?
Yes, any company operating in Saanich needs a valid inter-municipal licence or District of Saanich business licence. You don’t need a business licence to send in a bid.
How can I contact you?
Call us at 250-475-5494 ext. 3481 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
I have been asked to do work for Saanich, but don’t have a Purchase Order. Should I proceed?
A Purchase Order is required unless a Saanich staff member intends to pay with a corporate credit card; please check before you start.
Where do I get bid results?
We post the successful vendors on the bid opportunities page.
Can I come in and meet with someone?
Absolutely. You can arrange appointments by calling us at 250-475-5494 ext. 3481 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.