Prior to the adoption of Ord. 018178 on 07/19/2004, Section 2-470 read as follows.

    When calling for bids as provided in sections 2-466 or 2-467 the head of the purchasing division shall keep on file in his office the plans, specifications or description of the article, service or thing to be purchased, and such plans, specifications or description shall be available for inspection by all parties desiring to bid and the general public. Whenever copies of plans or specifications are taken from the office of the head of the purchasing division by prospective bidders, the head of the purchasing division may require a deposit for the return thereof, not to exceed the reasonable cost of preparing same.

(Code 1964, § 2.750)