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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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  • Jun
    Public Board Meeting
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

    Public Board Meeting

    June 12, 2024
    1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, 2 hours
    This public board meeting will take place in a hybrid format. 

    For in-person attendance, please join us at 1515 Arch Street in the glass conference room on the 18th floor. For virtual attendance, use the Zoom link found within the public meeting agenda posted here several days prior to the meeting.

    All members of the public and welcome and encouraged to attend. 


  • Jun
    General Ethics Training
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

    General Ethics Training

    June 13, 2024
    1:00 pm to 2:00 pm, 1 hour
    This course is mandatory for NEW City employees and officers and those who have not yet attended ethics training. The Philadelphia Code requires all City employees and officers to receive ethics training, which is provided by the Philadelphia Board of Ethics.

    Register at
  • Jun
    General Ethics Training - Streets
    1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

    General Ethics Training - Streets

    June 18, 2024
    1:00 pm to 1:45 pm, 45 mins