The mission of the Orange County Board of Ethics is to follow Local Law No. 1 of 1994. This law established a code of ethics and independent Board of Ethics as well as various regulations providing for disclosure requirements for specific Orange County employees and officials.
The Board of Ethics consists of seven (7) members, a clerk and a board attorney. The County Executive (CE) appoints three (3) members and the Orange County Legislature (LE) appoints four (4) members. Terms are for a period of three years.