The CMD offers the following types of Certification:
1. Local Business Enterprise (“LBE”) Certification: LBE certification is available only to businesses with a primary place of business in San Francisco.
2. PUC Local Business Enterprise (“PUC-LBE”) Certification: PUC-LBE certification is available only to licensed contractors, construction materials suppliers, professional service providers (including architects and engineers), and truckers/haulers with a primary place of business outside of San Francisco but within the “SFPUC Water System Service Area” and seeking to participate in PUC Hetch Hetchy projects. PUC-LBE CERTIFICATION IS LIMITED TO LICENSED CONTRACTORS AND CONSTRUCTION SUPPLIERS.
3. Non-Profit Entity (“NPE”) Certification: NPE certification is available to non-profit entities with a primary place of business in San Francisco.
4. Small Business Administration (“SBA”) Certification: SBA certification is available to businesses who have exceed economic thresholds set for LBEs with a primary place of business in San Francisco.
Before submitting an application please review the following:
|1. Certification Requirements|
|2. Economic Threshold by Certification|
|3. Certification Categories|
|4. Benefits of LBE Certification|
|5. Applicable Laws: Local Business Enterprise Ordinance and 14B Rules and Regulations|
|6. Free Workshop Schedule and Information|
|7. City Vendor Forms|
|8. San Francisco Green Business Program|
|9. California Department of General Services Small Business and Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise Program|
|10. LGBT Certification - National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce|