Louisville Metro Government supports local businesses by providing opportunities to contract for many of its goods and services.   The Division of Purchasing staff, in partnership with each Louisville Metro Government Department, is responsible for the management of over 1,100 contracts that assist in the programmatic and operational functions of the city.   

Sign Up
If you are a business owner that would like to be added to a database used by Louisville Metro Government purchasers when looking for goods and services, please complete the Vendor Interest Form.



Bid and Proposal Opportunities
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Bidders are encouraged to register with DemandStar to receive notification of bid opportunities with Louisville Metro Government. However, registering with Demand Star does not guarantee notification of ALL bid opportunities. Bidders are encouraged to view the bids posted on the Demand Star link daily for bid opportunities.

Interested bidders may be eligible to receive free downloads. To register for a “Free Agency” subscription for Kentucky – Louisville Metro Government, visit www.demandstar.com/register.rsp. Only one free agency allowed per subscription. Allow 24 hours to receive access upon registering. 

Disclaimer: DemandStar.com has no affiliation with the Louisville Metro Government other than as a service that facilitates communication between Louisville Metro Government and its vendors. DemandStar.com is an independent entity and is not an agent or representative of Louisville Metro Government. Communications to DemandStar.com do not constitute communications to the Louisville Metro Government.

Buy Surplus Items
You can buy unclaimed or surplus items from Louisville Metro Government. A variety of items are offered for sale on our on-line auction site, available for viewing 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  Click here to see items online and to bid.  To learn about vehicle auctions, click here.

Ban the Box
Louisville Metro Ordinance 046-2014 requires vendors doing business with Louisville Metro to not contain a ‘box’ or question of inquiry on the initial application regarding an applicant’s prior criminal history and applicants shall not be required to check to otherwise fill in a ‘box’ or respond to an inquiry regarding an applicant’s prior criminal history on the Vendor’s initial employment application, unless otherwise provided by or required by State or Federal law.


Electronic Planroom
Louisville Metro Government also offers an electronic planroom.  All construction, or construction-related bids, along with the associated plans and specifications, may be viewed, and purchased for a minimal fee, by clicking on the Lynn Imaging icon below, or by going directly to www.cityoflouisvilleplanroom.com

The electronic planroom may be accessed on-line at any Louisville Free Public Library location.

Hard copies are available for viewing only at:

Louisville Enterprise Group
NIA Center
2900 W. Broadway
Telephone:  (502) 776-6000

Accounts Payable Questions
Please call (502) 574-3402 or email inquiries to AccountsPayable@louisvilleky.gov

611 W. Jefferson, Mezzanine Level (Purchasing is located adjacent to the City Hall Annex Building, and across the street from the Hall of Justice.
Questions? Please call 574-5796.