Tenders, Quotations and Expressions of Interest

A council must invite tenders before entering into any of the following:

  • a contract to carry out work that, by or under any Act, is directed or authorised to be carried out by the council
  • a contract to carry out work that, under some other contract, the council has undertaken to carry out for some other person or body
  • a contract to perform a service or to provide facilities that, by or under any Act, is directed or authorised to be performed or provided by the council
  • a contract to perform a service or to provide facilities that, under some other contract, the council has undertaken to perform or provide for some other body
  • a contract for the provision of goods or materials to the council (whether by sale, lease or otherwise)
  • a contract for the provision of services to the council (other than a contract for the provision of banking, borrowing or investment services)
  • a contract for the disposal of property of the council
  • a contract requiring the payment of instalments by or to the council over a period of 2 or more years
  • any other contract, or any contract of a class, prescribed by the regulations

For more information on Tendering please view section 55 of the Local Government Act and Part 7 of the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005.

For information regarding the tendering process please refer to our Process for Tendering, Quotations and Expressions of Interest fact sheet (PDF 374.8KB).