The City of Columbia encourages the use of local businesses in an effort to support and empower local community efforts and to further economic growth.  The LBE program is designed to expand our outreach initiatives to ensure that local businesses are provided an opportunity to fully participate in the procurement process to bid on contracts and other bid opportunities.  Please review the LBE Policy below for additional information regarding this program.

LBE Policy

After reviewing the Policy, if you are interested in applying for the LBE Certification, please review and complete the LBE Qualification Statement below:

City of Columbia's LBE Qualification Statement Form

LBE Directory

More LBE Program Details

Contact OBO Compliance Office at 803.545.4185