RFP – Rezone, Up-zone, and General Plan Amendments

The City of Imperial, California invites professional firms to submit proposals to prepare the identification and rezoning of certain R-1 (Residential Single-family) zones to R-A (Residential Apartment), up-zoning Commercial zones to include residential uses in order, and General Plan Amendments to accelerate housing production. To be considered, please submit three (3) copies of your proposal by Friday, October 16, 2020, at 5:00 P.M. to: City Clerk’s OfficeCity of Imperial 420 South Imperial AvenueImperial, CA 92251 All proposals shall be submitted in a sealed envelope(s) and shall be clearly marked: “SEALED PROPOSAL FOR REZONE TO ACCELERATE HOUSING
PRODUCTION R-1 to R-A – DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL.” Proposals received after the due date and time will be returned unopened. Faxed and emailed proposals will not be accepted. A hand-carried proposal will be accepted before the response due date during normal business hours. Questions regarding this Request for Proposal may be directed to Lisa Tylenda, Planner, City of Imperial Community Development Department, 400 South Imperial Avenue, Suite 101; Imperial, CA 92251, or via email at ltylenda@cityofimperial.org(link sends e-mail). Questions should be submitted in writing and all prospective consultants will receive copies of the questions and responses. The deadline for the City to receive written questions is October 8, 2020, at 10:00 A.M. The answers to the questions will be made available by October 13, 2020, at 11:00 A.M. 

Important Dates

Release Date:
Proposal Due:
Questions Due:
Award of Contract:
Project Completion:
September 25, 2020
October 16, 2020 at 5:00 P.M.
October 8, 2020 at 9:00 A.M.
November 4, 2020
July 1, 2021

FULL RFP-General Plan Amendments DocumentationBID/RFP/RFQ


General Information

Compliance with SB 854 – Contractor and subcontractor registration requirements

SB 854 requires the City, for all public works projects with bids due after March 1, 2015, or awarded on or after April 1, 2015, to use only registered contractors and subcontractors. This means that all contractors and subcontractors who bid and work on any City-awarded public works project must be registered with the California Department of Industrial Relations. The registration form is located on the DIR’s website(link is external). Additional information related to SB 854 and other labor compliance requirements is available here.

Source: https://www.cityofimperial.org/rfp/rfp-rezone-zone-and-general-plan-amendments