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Ethics Opinions

Request an Opinion

Anyone within the jurisdiction of the Ethics Commission may submit a written Request for an Opinion or an Inquiry as to the proper interpretation or applicability of ordinances within the Ethics Commission’s purview. The request must pertain to the particular facts of the individual’s situation. Request an Opinion by emailing:

Key Memos and Letters of Instruction

These opinions stem from individual complaints or opinions but have broad implications.


Opinions by Subject - Ethics Code section

This page contains a listing of opinions divided by subject.

Opinions By Year

This page contains a listing of opinions divided by year.

Library of Inquiries

Inquiries are informal advisory opinions rendered by the legal staff and reviewed by the Executive Director, based on previous Ethics Commission formal decisions.

County Employees Seeking Section 8 Housing

Employees of the Miami-Dade County Housing Agency and their immediate family members are generally prohibited from taking part in the Section 8 program administered by the County Housing Agency.


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