Rules, Regulations and Ordinances

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Procurement Services complies with the rules, regulations and ordinances set by federal, state and local government.  Vendors must also comply. The following information details these requirements and non-compliance information.

Economic Disclosure, Affidavit, Online EDS
The City of Chicago requires disclosure of the information requested in the Economic Disclosure Statement and Affidavit (“EDS”) before any City agency, department, or City Council action regarding the matter that is the subject of the EDS.
Multi-Project Labor Agreement (PLA) and PLA Signatory Unions
Multi-Project Labor Agreement (PLA) and PLA Signatory Unions
Online Ethics Training
Online ethics training for Vendors and Contractors
Subcontractor Payments
Subcontractor Payment Certification form and instructions

Rules and Regulations

Guide to Bid Incentives and Programs (Updated: October 2017)

Contract Administration

Bid Protest Rules

Clean Diesel Contracting Regulations

Clean Fleet Annual Waiver Certification Application

Debarment Rules

Dispute Regulations

Ethical Conduct: Executive Order 2011-4

Notice regarding Executive Order 2014-1 and the Base Wage Ordinance rates for 2018

Policy prohibiting sexual harassment

Minimum Wage:

Product or Service Trials, Testing, and other No-Cost City Uses

Reference Contract Policy

Rules Regarding the Prohibition on Wage & Salary History Screening

Safety Enhancing Vehicle Equipment Contracting

Sweat Shop Free:

Task Order, Order, and Amendment Procedures for Hardware, Software and Technology Services Master Agreements


Chicago & Cook County Reciprocal Certification Regulations

Good Faith Efforts Regarding MBE/WBE/DBE Goals

Certification Regulations – Non-Construction (Effective October 24, 2018)

Certification Regulations – Construction (Effective October 24, 2018)

Phased Graduation Ordinance

Programs and Incentives

Alternatively Powered Vehicle Ordinance

Apprentice Utilization Bid Preference

Business Enterprises Owned or Operated by People with Disabilities Utilization Bid Incentive

City Based Manufacturers, Businesses, or Project Area Subcontractors Bid Incentive

  • EEO Map Address Search - This search tool will indicate if the address is within a preferred area, within a socio-economically disadvantaged area.

Diversity Credit Program

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Bid Incentive

  • EEO Map
  • EEO Map Address Search - This search tool will indicate if the address is within a preferred area, within a socio-economically disadvantaged area.

Mentor-Protege Program

Mid-sized Business Initiative (MBI) Construction Program

Mid-sized Business Initiative (MBI) Non-Construction Program

Project Area Resident Ordinance

Service and Reimbursement Agreement: Assist Agency Training Program

Small Business Initiative

Veteran's Small Business Bid Incentive

Veteran-Owned Subcontractor Utilization Bid Incentive





 Department Main Office

Procurement Services

  • Phone: 312.744.4900
    TTY: 312.744.2949
    Fax: 312.744.0010
  • 121 N. LaSalle St.
    Room 806
    Chicago, IL 60602   
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