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Small Business

If you are a small business and interested in doing business with the City, you may want to consider becoming certified. The small business certification benefit provides bid preference and other incentives. In order to become a certified small business with the City of Sacramento, you must:

  • Be independently owned and operated
  • Not dominant in the field of operations
  • Have your principal office located in California
  • Have owners and officers domiciled in California
  • Together with its affiliates, is either a service, construction, or non-manufacturer that has 100 or fewer employees, with an average annual gross receipts not exceeding $12,000,000 over the previous three tax years or a manufacturer that has 100 or fewer employees

If you meet the five criteria listed above then you can apply for a new small business certification, or to obtain a provisional or recertification, click here.