Human Resources


Personnel Rules

​The Personnel Rules are rules that have been adopted by the Dallas City Council to define policy and procedure relating to City employees. These rules provide information about the General Provisions, Compensation, Leave Policies, Benefits, Rules of Conduct, Discipline, Grievance and Appeal Procedures. In addition to the Personnel Rules there are other forms of rules and regulations which govern City of Dallas employees. They are the City Charter, the Civil Service Rules, The Administrative Directives and the Code of Ethics.

City of Dallas Personnel Rules 2017 (Chapter 34, Dallas City Code)

2017 Personnel Rules Ch 34.pdf

2017 Personnel Rules Ch 34 Spanish.pdf

Personnel Rules has been formatted for printing. For the official version of the Personnel Rules, see Chapter 34 of the Dallas City Code. Chapter 34 of the Dallas City Code shall prevail in the event of any difference in wording between the two versions.

Personnel Rules 2016
Personnel Rules 2015