Contractor and Consultant Prequalification

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All construction related contractors and design consultants bidding to perform services of $50,000 or greater greater in approved OBC categories on Baltimore City contracts, must be prequalified by The Office of Boards and Commissions (OBC).

In order to become prequalified, consultants and contractors must submit completed applications which is reviewed by OBC to ensure the applicants have the technical capability and financial capacity to perform satisfactory work for the City.

Please click on the tabs below to view the prequalified contractor and consultant directories, download prequalifications applications, and view other important information.

Please review the below directories for information that will assist you in completing your pre-qualification application or obtain details on current City projects.

Project Announcements

Directory of all active design and construction projects for the City of Baltimore.


Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answers to frequently asked questions about the City's contractor and consultant prequalification process.


WBE /MBE Directory

Directory of all women and minority enterprises that are currently certified with the City of Baltimore.


Prequalified Contractors Directory

Directory of all contractors that are currently prequalified to peform work on behalf of the City of Baltimore.


Prequalified Consultants Directory

Directory of all contractors that are currently prequalified to peform work on behalf of the City of Baltimore.


Governing Rules - Click here

Prequalification is required for design consultants seeking to perform services of $50,000 or greater on the City of Baltimore’s contracts. PRIME AND SUBCONSULTANTS need to be prequalified at the time of proposal submittal. A completes application consists of: 1) A completed Standard Form 254, 2) All related licenses, 3) Project List with contact information, and 4) “Good Standing” status with the Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation.

Standard Form 254 Download

Federal form that details the consultant's company information, experience, and capabilities.  


Standard Form 255 Download

Federal form that details the consultant's staff, expericence and capabilites for request for proposal (RFP) responses.


Contractors Available

List of contractors consultants must select from as affiliated with on their application.


Consultant Fact Sheet

Basic fact sheet about the consultant prequalification process.

Governing Rules - Click here

Prequalification is required for construction-related contractors seeking to perform services of $50,000 or greater on the City of Baltimore’s contracts. Prime contractors need to be prequalified in order to purchase the bid book. Subcontractors need to be prequalified prior to commencing work. A completed application consists of: 1) Contractor Prequalification Questionnaire, 2) Approved Affirmative Action Plan, 3) Most Recent Financial Statements, 3) “Good Standing” status with the Maryland Department of Assessment and Taxation.

Contractor Prequalification Application Download (PDF)

Application for contractor's to become prequlified to perform such work on behalf of a City agency


Category List & Descriptions (PDF)

PDF skill codes list and descriptions that contractors must choose from which represents the skill(s) they are applying to be prequalified to perform.

Category Code Lookup

Skill codes that contractors must choose from which represents the skill(s) they are applying to be prequalified to perform.


Affirmative Action Plan Form Download

Details contractors plan to comply with applicable equal employment law and government regulations.


Contractor Fact Sheet

Basic fact sheet about the contractor prequalification process