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The Purchasing Department procures goods and services for city agencies and departments. This is accomplished in a courteous, timely and professional manner while strictly adhering to the City Charter.

Register to bid Now - Waterbury eBid

General Qualification to Bid:
  • Sealed bids will be received by the Director of Purchasing in his office in the City Hall building, 235 Grand Street, Waterbury until the date and time specified when they will be publicly opened and read. 
  • No bid shall be accepted from, or contract awarded to, any person who is in arrears to the city upon debt or contract or who is a defaulter as surety or otherwise upon any obligation to the city.
    • News - We have moved to an online procurement website. Please register your business on our new eBid site by clicking on the link above labeled Waterbury eBid. Registration ensures you receive relevant bid notifications automatically.
    • Bid specifications - may be obtained by potential bidders by clicking on the link above labeled Waterbury eBid. All potential vendors will first need to have registered their business in order to access bid notifications and documents. You may register at any time by clicking the link and entering the eBid site. There is a tutorial on the site to assist you with registration if needed.