About the Commission
The Ethics Commission serves the public, City officials and employees and candidates for public office through education and enforcement of ethics laws.
- What is the Ethics Commission?
- Mission Statement
- Code of Ethics of the Ethics Commission
- Ethics Commission By-Laws
The Commission meets regularly on the fourth Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at Room 400, City Hall, 1 Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, California. Please see the agenda for the time and location of special meetings.
- Meeting Recordings
- Special Hearings
- Executive Director's Reports
The Ethics Commission Chairperson and Executive Director prepare an annual report that summarizes the activities, accomplishments and budgetary needs of the Ethics Commission during the term of office. Annual Reports since 1996 are available on-line.
All interested persons are allowed to express their views (oral and/or written) at Commission meetings regarding matters within the jurisdiction of the Commission. Interested persons may also sign up to receive notice of Ethics Commission press releases and meeting information via e-mail. Please complete the Interested persons list form if you would like to receive interested persons notices.
The Ethics Commission’s Records Management Policy is adopted pursuant to Chapter 8 of the San Francisco Administrative Code, which requires each department head to maintain records and create a records retention and destruction schedule. This policy supersedes all previous record retention policies issued by the Commission. This policy covers all records, regardless of physical form or characteristics, which have been made or received by the Ethics Commission in connection with the transaction of public business.
The photo on the Ethics Commission home page is credited to local San Francisco photographer Thomas Hawk.
The credit card icon on the Ethics Commission home page is credited to Graphicpeel.com.