King County utilizes contractors for construction, small works and for some service contracts. You must have a current contractors license with the State of Washington.
Most contracts are advertised Invitations to Bid (ITB's) placed in the Seattle Times and other local papers, and posted on our Web Site. To view latest advertisements, access Solicitations and search "Open" solicitations for "Construction". To determine the status of ITB's after the due date, whether solicitations have been closed, cancelled or awarded; access Solicitations and search "All" solicitations for "Construction".
Access Contractors > Small Works for more information.
Refer to the documents below to access the County's current Terms and Conditions:
Contract values vary from several thousand dollars for small works to multi-million dollar capital construction projects. Contract duration varies from a few weeks to several years. There are some which are titled Work Order contracts. These have a maximum dollar value and are awarded for up to three years, one year at a time.
Note: Documents listed in this page are available in Microsoft Office Word or Adobe Acrobat portable data format (PDF).