City Secretary's Office



On June 28, 2000 the Dallas City Council passed ordinance No. 24316 which established in Chapter 12A of the Dallas City Code a new code of ethics for all city officials and employees. This new code of ethics states that its purpose is to provide principles of conduct for elected and appointed city officials and to revise the ethics laws governing current and former officials and employees of the city. Learn more...

​See also:
Ethics Advisory Commission (EAC)
EAC Annual Reports:
2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008
2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015
2016 |

City of Dallas Officials (Councilmembers and Board/Commission Members)
Gift Policy| Form Pending
City of Dallas Employees
Gift Policy

Texas Ethics Commission
Texas Secretary of State

Complaint of Violation of Ethics:
Instructions - MS Word | PDF
Forms - ​MS Word | PDF

Respondent Form to Violation of Ethics:
Forms - MS Word | PDF

Ethics Resources:
Who to Contact
   Office of Ethics & Diversity​​
City Auditor's Fraud & Abuse Hotline

Ethics Training Video
    •Training Affidavit

Open Government (Attorney General of Texas)
    Open Meetings/Public Information Training

Code of Ethics: Lobbyist Registration