The Purchasing Division is responsible for obtaining quotes for services, preparing formal bids and getting the proper authorization from the City Manager or Council to enter into a contract.  

The Purchasing function within the Administrative Services Department is also responsible for verifying that the insurance within the contract have been satisfied, issuing the purchase order, and ordering goods and supplies.

The City of Banning – Purchasing Division utilizes an e-Procurement system called “Planet Bids” that streamlines procurement while ensuring an open, fair and competitive supplier selection process.


The City of Banning, Purchasing Division is pleased to announce the implementation of our new e-Procurement System “PlanetBids”. 
To view upcoming bid opportunities, click the link below titled “BIDS & RFP’S" to access the City's PlanetBids vendor portal.  To receive notifications for bid opportunities, please click the link below titled "Vendor Registration & Insurance Submittal" and follow the provided instructions.  Bid opportunities published prior to May 19, 2017 can be viewed
here.  The City of Banning will no longer utilized the “Notify Me” tool for procurement.  All emails entered after this notification, will not receive future procurement postings.

 Doing Business with the City of Banning  Vendor Registration & Insurance Submittal BIDS & RFP's  Bid Results  BID Information
Prior to May 19, 2017 

Contact Us

Purchasing Division Staff Directory:

Jennifer McCoy, Purchasing Manager, (951) 922-3121, Purchasing Manager

Jorge Uribe, Buyer, (951) 922-3129, Buyer

Tisha Showers, Purchasing Assistant, (951) 922-3151, Purchasing Assistant

Vendor Registration

To register as a Vendor, click here then select the "New Vendor Registration" to complete the registration process. (We recommend that you register at least one additional contact person's email address in the box entitled "Alternate Email" to receive notices in case the main contact is unavailable.)

Please note: Vendors/Contractors are solely responsible for maintaining up to date and accurate information and may edit the profile at any time.

Please make sure that you register for all commodity categories that apply to your business so that you are notified for all of the opportunities that match your company's profile.  To assist with your registration, see the City of Banning List of Commodity Codes.

For technical assistance with the vendor registration process, please contact PlanetBids at (818) 992-1771 ext. 0 or via email: support@planetbids.com.