Registration of Lobbyists
How to Register as a Lobbyist with the City of Tallahassee
Persons who are compensated to lobby on behalf of entities are required to register annually with the City Treasurer-Clerk, submit a listing of all clients (principals) represented, pay a $25 fee for each principal so represented, and file quarterly compensation reports disclosing the ranges of compensation received from each principal represented. The ordinance becomes effective April 1, 2011 with an initial registration period from April 1, 2011 to December 31, 2011; and thereafter each annual registration period will be January 1 through December 31. Lobbyists are required to register and submit appropriate fees by April 1, 2011. The ordinance does not apply to those persons engaging in self-representation, those who represent another without compensation, or those speaking at public meetings.
City of Tallahassee Code of Ordinances - Article VIII - Lobbyist Regulations
Ethics Board Resources
City Contracted lobbyists
Registration Update Form
Quarterly Report Form