Relevant Statutes and Policies
The purchasing and contract administration functions of the Fairfax County Department of Purchasing and Supply Management are regulated primarily by the Code of Virginia and the Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution.
Legal Requirements for Operation of the Department of Purchasing and Supply Management.
The operation of the Department of Purchasing and Supply Management is conducted primarily under the following County Resolution and Virginia law:
- Fairfax County Procedures Regarding Requests Made Pursuant to the Public-Private Education Facilities and Infrastructure Act of 2002 (PPEA)" – The Fairfax County PPEA Procedures prescribe guidelines for submission and review of unsolicited proposals and provide that guidance for solicited proposals will be set forth in the particular IFB or RFP.
- Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution - The Fairfax County Purchasing Resolution prescribes the basic policies for the conduct of all purchasing in Fairfax County.
- Virginia Public Procurement Act - Title 2.2, Chapter 43 of the Code of Virginia or " Virginia Public Procurement Act" provides the laws governing County purchases of supplies, materials, equipment and contractual services from non-governmental sources. It specifies the methods of procurement, to include bidding and awarding of bids.
Copies may be obtained by calling 703-324-3206, TTY 711.