Ethics Code & Rules

Seattle's Ethics Code

Questions or concerns? Contact the Seattle Ethics and Elections staff.

All City employees, elected officials, members of boards and commissions, volunteers and some consultants, contractors and vendors need to know and follow the Code. Frequently Asked Questions

Doing business with the City? - Check out Ethics Code information for contractors and vendors.

Other Resources:

Seattle Ethics Code, Seattle Municipal-Code Title 4: Chapter 4.16.
Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission - Administrative Rules

Ethics and Elections Commission

Address: 700 5th Ave, Suite 4010, Seattle, WA, 98104
Mailing Address: PO Box 94729, Seattle, WA, 98124-4729
Phone: (206) 684-8500

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The Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission (SEEC) helps foster public confidence in the integrity of Seattle City government by providing education, training, and enforcement of the City's Code of Ethics and Whistle blower Code.