Any person with knowledge of a Pierce County Ethics Code violation by a county employee, or any person dealing with Pierce County government, may file a complaint with the Pierce County Ethics Commission.
It is the Commission's duty to examine questionable behavior, as defined by the Pierce County Ethics Code, and to resolve complaints.
Pierce County's Ethics Commission exists as a non-biased resource for the community and can provide information and solutions.
Regularly scheduled meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month (except holidays) at 4:30 p.m. at the Lakewood Community Center (Room 103), 9112 Lakewood Drive SW #121, Lakewood, WA 98499 Google Map . Lakewood Community Center (253) 798-4176
To file an Ethics Code violation, fill out the complaint form. Mail to: Hearing Officer, Pierce County Ethics Commission, 2522 N Proctor Avenue Number 184, Tacoma, WA 98406.
The Hearing Officer is required to maintain confidentiality regarding the complaint, the investigation, and findings.
A Hearing Officer will decide if there is probable cause that a violation of the code has actually occurred.
Additional forms can be obtained at the Pierce County Center for Dispute Resolution, 738 Broadway, Suite 400. Tacoma, WA 98402 or by contacting the commission.
Meetings are open to the public and you are encouraged to attend.