Code of Ethics

Shannon Westbrook
Clerk

770-781-3088 Phone

Forsyth County Ordinance Number 77-B is the ordinance by the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners which incorporates the policies and laws of the State of Georgia relating to ethical standards; providing for investigation of ethics complaints and enforcement of ethical standards.

Anyone who believes a violation of the Ethics Ordinance has occurred and wishes to file a complaint may file a written complaint with the Clerk to the Ethics Panel. A complaint must be filed within six (6) months of the date the alleged violation is said to have occurred, or in case of concealment of nondisclosure within six (6) months of the date the alleged violation should have been discovered after due diligence.

This site contains the following pertinent information regarding the Forsyth County Ethics Ordinance and citizen complaint process:

1. Forsyth County Ordinance Number 77-B
2. Frequently Asked Questions
3. Complaint Form
     a. Affidavit
     b. Complaint Checklist
4. Investigatory Review Procedure Overview
5. Evidentiary Hearing Procedure Overview

The clerk may be contacted by emailing Shannon Westbrook at snwestbrook@forsythco.com or by calling 770-781-3088.