Doing Business with the City

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Vendors & Contractors

  • Want to be a Vendor with the City of Wilmington?  Complete the Vendor Application and submit to Purchasing.

ATTN VENDORS:  The City of Wilmington is implementing a Vendor Self Service Portal which is anticipated to go live in the near future 


THE CITY TERMS & CONDITIONS that govern doing business with the city can be found by clicking here.


MWBE Information

  • The City of Wilmington does not "certify" MWBE firms.
  • We recognize firms certified by the NC Department of Administration's HUB office through the Statewide Uniform Certification Program.
  • Only firms certified through SWUC will count towards the city's participation goal.
  • 14% minority participation goal for contracts over $50,000.

Purchasing Law Information

  • Statute N.C.G.S. § 143-128.2 requires public agencies to comply with specific and stringent requirements for  promoting the use of minority business enterprises.
  • General contractors must make a good faith effort to include minority business participation in construction project in N.C.G.S. § 143-128.2(f).

For additional information on the city's MWBE Program, please contact Daryle Parker at 910.341.7830.

Surplus Property

Vehicles & Equipment

  • Surplus vehicles and equipment are auctioned through  Please  visit our Current Bids page to view.
  • If you are a non-profit interested in obtaining surplus goods from the city please contact Community Development at 910.341.7836.

Surplus Real Property

  • Any conveyance is done in accordance with State laws North Carolina General Statutes § 160A-269.
  • Priority consideration is to return properties to the tax rolls.
  • Non-profits must demonstrate the resources to develop and maintain any property from the city, without assistance from the city.
  • The city council has final approval and may decide not to convey a parcel.
  • Please visit our Current Bids page to view any surplus real property for sale.


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