A Code of Conduct is a written document that sets shared expectations for conduct or behaviour. A local government council adopts a Code of Conduct to establish shared expectations for how members should conduct themselves while carrying out their responsibilities and in their work as a collective decision making body for their community.
All municipal councils are required by the MGA to have a code of conduct bylaw. The City of Red Deer had code of conduct policies prior to the bylaw (3608-2018) being adopted by Council on July 23, 2018. It is reviewed when a new council is elected.