Project bids, request for proposals and requests for qualifications

View our public bids page for information describing the status of current bids, requests for proposals and requests for qualifications for specific contracts. The opening date listed is the last day a bid will be accepted. Bids will generally not be accepted after 2:00 p.m. on the opening date. The City provides sets of plans and specifications to 7 plan rooms. If you would like to be included in the city's list of qualified bidders for informal bids, please view the California Uniform Public Construction Cost Accounting Act information.

How to obtain plans and specifications



Electronically for free

The project plans and the contract documents may be downloaded from the bids webpage, along with additional updated information. 


By mail


Payment must be received before plans and specifications are mailed. A faxed copy of the check will not be accepted. If you wish to have plans and specifications sent via OnTrac, UPS or FedEx, please include your account information along with your check. Plans and specifications will be mailed within 48 hours of receipt of payment.

Please mail payment to:
City of Menlo Park
Attn: Public Works Department
701 Laurel St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025

By phone


Payment for hard copy plans and specifications will be accepted over the phone if paying by credit card. The City of Menlo Park accepts Visa or MasterCard. You will be required to provide the cardholder's name, account number, and expiration date. Plans and specifications will then be mailed within 48 hours. You may also choose to have plans and specifications sent via OnTrac, UPS or FedEx, by providing your account number at the time of request.