What Do We Do

We receive and investigate complaints and bring enforcement action involving discrimination under Division 12 of the County Code in the areas of:

  • Education
  • Employment
  • Financial Lending
  • Housing
  • Law Enforcement Conduct (all sworn officers in the county, except county Police Officers)
  • Public Accommodations

Those who have been discriminated against on the basis of their: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, occupation, family status, marital status, personal appearance, political opinion, or criminal record in the case of employment, may file a claim with our office within 180 days of the occurrence (within 300 days for Housing Discrimination).