The Inspector General serves as the County’s Chief Ethics Officer and is charged with the responsibility of enforcing the County Ethics Code and investigating alleged violations.


Request an Ethics Opinion

If you need guidance to ensure compliance with the Ethics Code, please ask before you act.


The County Ethics Code: Plain Language Guide

A comprehensive overview of the County Ethics Code in plain language, updated 2017.


The County Ethics Code: Title 4

The complete Cuyahoga County Ethics Code, updated 2016.


Contractor and Lobbyist Ethics Training Video

As part of the contractor and lobbyist registration process a short video must be watched by a representative of the organization and they must also take the subsequent Ethics Quiz to complete that portion of the registration process.