Awarding Bodies

What Is an Awarding Body?

An awarding body is the entity that awards a contract for public works and is sometimes known as the project owner. The awarding body can be any kind of public agency or official (state, county, city, school board, water district, etc.) or a private entity using public funds.

Awarding Body Responsibilities

For more information and to find exact legal definitions and language please see the Public Works Chapter of the California Labor Code.

April 2019