Purchasing Policy

Purchasing Policy

Purchasing Policies, and Procedures

The Purchasing Policy was adopted by the BOCC under ordinance # 2022-22 and governs the procurement and contracting activities of the county for goods, services and construction.

The Procurement Process

St. Johns County, Florida, in partnership with Onvia, Inc., processes its procurement transactions through the Onvia DemandStar electronic procurement system. Onvia DemandStar will enable St. Johns County to better connect with vendors and improve the overall efficiency of its purchasing operation.

Onvia DemandStar will provide vendors with access to important procurement information. Services that will be available to you include:

  • Notification of bid, proposal, and quote solicitations
  • Access to project detail information
  • Access to key documents via electronic download
  • Access to Planholders Lists
  • Access to contract award information
  • Ability to submit bid and quote responses online

You may register for Onvia DemandStar services online at DemandStar. If you would like to register for your free notification service of purchase solicitations issued by St. Johns County through Onvia DemandStar, once you are logged onto the Web page, select the “Onvia DemandStar FREE AGENCY” option. On the form that opens, furnish the pertinent information for your business, be sure to enter St. Johns County in the Agency Name field.