Due to extremely cold conditions, the City is implementing special measures to keep people who are homeless safe. If you see someone who needs shelter, call (215) 232-1984.
In effect: 3:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 14 until further notice

COVID-19 vaccine

The vaccine is now available for everyone 5 and older! Get your children vaccinated today. Find a City-run vaccine clinic or partner vaccine clinic to protect yourself and your loved ones. If you have questions about vaccination, call (215) 685-5488.

Board of Ethics

What we do

The Board of Ethics (BOE) administers and enforces the City’s public integrity laws.

We focus on:

  • Financial disclosures.
  • Campaign finance rules.
  • Lobbying.
  • Gifts and gratuities.
  • Conflicts of interest.
  • Post-employment activities and representation.
  • Political activity restrictions for City employees and officials.

BOE advises on possible ethics violations, educates others on rules and regulations, conducts investigations, and enforces ethics rules.

Formed in 2006, the independent, five-member board is appointed by the mayor and approved by City Council for five-year terms.


1515 Arch St.
18th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19102

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  • Jan
    General Ethics Training for City Employees and Officers
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm
    via Zoom

    General Ethics Training for City Employees and Officers

    January 25, 2022
    11:00 am to 12:00 pm, 1 hour
    via Zoom
    This course is mandatory for NEW City employees and those City employees who have not yet attended ethics training. The Philadelphia Code requires all City employees to receive ethics training, which is provided by the Philadelphia Board of Ethics.

    Register at ethics.pub/GETraining
  • Feb
    Non-Advisory Board and Commission Ethics Training
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
    via Zoom

    Non-Advisory Board and Commission Ethics Training

    February 4, 2022
    12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, 1 hour
    via Zoom
    The full training is required for all new members of the boards and commissions listed below. The training is also open to board and commission members seeking a refresher. 

    Register in advance for this meeting:

    Non-Advisory Boards and Commissions
     ·       Air Pollution Control Board

    ·        Art Commission

    ·       Board of Building Standards

    ·       Board of Ethics

    ·       Board of Health

    ·       Board of Labor Standards

    ·       Board of Pensions and Retirement

    ·       Board of Revision of Taxes

    ·       Board of Safety and Fire Prevention

    ·       Board of Surveyors

    ·       City PlanningCommission

    ·       Civil Service Commission

    ·       Commission on Human Relations

    ·       Fair Housing Commission

    ·       Free Library ofPhiladelphia, Board of Trustees

    ·       HistoricalCommission

    ·       Historical Commission Architectural Committee

    ·       HistoricalCommission Committee on Historic Designation

    ·       Licenses & Inspections Review Board

    ·       Living Wage and Benefits Review Committee

    ·       Philadelphia GasCommission

    ·       Citizen Police Oversight Commission

    ·       Sinking Fund Commission

    ·       Tax Review Board

    ·       Vacant PropertyReview Committee

    ·       Water, Sewer and Storm Water Rate Board

    ·        Zoning Board ofAdjustment  

  • Feb
    Public Meeting - Board of Ethics
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
    via Zoom

    Public Meeting - Board of Ethics

    February 16, 2022
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, 2 hours
    via Zoom
    See agenda for access link.