If you are asked to pay to register as a vendor, you are on the wrong site. When you register as a vendor through this website, there is ABSOLUTE NO CHARGE.
Here is the official City site to register as a vendor:
If you have any questions on how to register to be a vendor on the website, please contact:
(323) 887-1200 ext. 438
Please be advised that she will only be able to assist you on how to get registered or answer technical issues. She cannot answer any questions on active bids. Please follow the bid instructions with the bid themselves.