A minimum of 15% of every Palm Beach County bid must be awarded to a certified Palm Beach Countysmall business. Additionally, certified vendors are listed in the OSBA on-line directory, which can be auseful marketing tool.
No. Any vendor can bid on Palm Beach County procurement opportunities.
Vendor registration can be obtained online at
discover.pbcgov.com/purchasing (Purchasing Department) or
by calling the Purchasing Department at 561-616-6800.
When a Palm Beach County bid falls under the State of Florida CCNA statute, Palm Beach County will accept M/WBE certification from the State of Florida. The CCNA statute applies to those companies licensed by the Florida Department of Professional Regulations. Providers of professional services must be CCNA certified by the County Engineering Department prior to obtaining SBE certification. CCNA certification applications may be obtained on-line at
CCNA or by calling
Certification can take up to 90 days from the date OSBA receives a complete application package.
This document may be obtained from the Office of Small Business Assistance by calling
you may download the document here.