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The Purchasing Department is responsible for ordering all material, supplies, and services used by the City of North Charleston.

The Purchasing Department oversees all City purchases. When the cost of a purchase is expected to exceed $25,000.00, bid packages are prepared and distributed to all vendors on our vendor list.

The City utilizes Gov Deals, Inc., an online auction service, to auction all excess items including City vehicles, vehicles and personnel property seized through drug enforcement efforts, and excess City property.  To see a listing of items that may be up for auction visit govdeals.com, there is no fee to register or bid.  

Current Bids, RFPs & RFQs

The Procurement Department publicly lists all current bids, requests for proposals (RFPs), and requests for qualifications (RFQs).  A short form must be completed to view the list.

Vendor Application

To recieve notificaiton about business opportunities with the city, the vendor application must be completed.

Surplus Sales

The City lists all surplus and deadlined items and equipment for sale on GovDeals.  GovDeals is an online auction service for governements to auction all excess items including City vehicles, property seized through drug enforcement efforts, and excess City property.


The Purchasing Department is located on the 3rd. floor of City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston, SC and can be reached by phone at (843) 740-5899.

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