Code of Ethics

Ordinance No. 3479
This ordinance is for the purpose of amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 2, Article III, Code of Ethics; establishing additional ethical standards of conduct applicable to City Officers (elected officials and board members); amending the complaint process for violation of the code of conduct; adding the requirement for annual anti-harassment training; providing a repealing clause and an effective date.

Filing a Complaint


All complaints or allegations of a violation of this Code of Ethics against an City Official shall be made in writing on the form provided by the City (see below), sworn to before a notary public, and filed of record with the City Secretary. 


  • View the Complaint Procedure
  • View the Complaint Form
  • Submit the written complaint:
    1. By mail to the attention of the City Secretary at P O Box 819010, Farmers Branch, TX 75381-9010
    2. By email to the City Secretary's Office
    3. Or call 972.919.2503
Annual Training