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Charter, Ordinances and Standards


Under Chapter 602, Part 3, Jacksonville Ordinance Code, the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is created and established in the City of Jacksonville to:
  • Provide independent oversight of government operations;
  • Detect and prevent fraud, waste, mismanagement, misconduct, and other abuses by elected and appointed officials and employees, contractors, their subcontractors and lower tier subcontractors, and other parties doing business with the city and/or receiving county or City funds;
  • Promote economy, efficiency and effectiveness in government; and
  • Conduct audits, investigations and contract oversight, require production of documents, and receive full and unrestricted access to the records.
Chapter 602, Part 5 of the Jacksonville Ordinance Code provides whistleblower protections. 

Ordinance 2014-747 – Charter Amendment
  • Extends the jurisdiction of the Inspector General's Office to also cover the City's independent agencies and constitutional officers
  • Provides for independent legal counsel
  • Encourages the investigative activities of the Inspector General's Office to become accredited
Sec. 1.202. Ethics Code, Ethics Commission, Inspector General
The City of Jacksonville, acting in its capacity as a county, shall enact an ethics code with jurisdiction over the officers and employees of the consolidated government of the City of Jacksonville, its constitutional officers, and independent agencies and districts, whether elected or appointed, paid or unpaid, and to the officers and employees of the school district. Jurisdiction shall include, but not be limited to the following: The Mayor, the Sheriff, the Supervisor of Elections, the Property Appraiser, the Clerk of the Courts, the Tax Collector, City Council, JEA, the Police and Fire Pension Fund, Jacksonville Aviation Authority, Jacksonville Port Authority, Jacksonville Housing Authority, Jacksonville Housing Finance Authority, Jacksonville Transportation Authority, and the Jacksonville Health Facilities Authority.

State Whistleblower Statute (Sections 112.3187-31895, F.S.)