Pennsylvania Local Anti-Discrimination Ordinances Prohibiting Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and/or Gender Identity

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(*Note: this list of ordinances has been updated as of May 2016)
 
Abington Township, (Code of the Township of Abington, Ordinance No. 2029) (2012)
 
Allegheny County (Allegheny County Code of Ordinances, Ordinance No. 26-09-OR) (2009); 
 
Allentown City (Codified Ordinances of the City of Allentown § 181) (2002); 

Ambler Borough (awaiting citation) (enacted May 17, 2016, effective August 15, 2016);

Bethlehem City (Codified Ordinances of the City of Bethlehem No. 2011-13, Article 145) (2011)
 
Bristol City (Codified Ordinances of the City of Bristol Code §§ 1-421.1; 1-421.2; 1-423.C) (2013)
 
Cheltenham Township (Code of the Township of Cheltenham Ordinance No. 2237-12) (2012)
 
Conshohocken Borough (Conshohocken Human Relations Ordinance No. 3 of 2011) (2011);
 
Downingtown Borough (Code of the Borough of Downingtown, Ordinance No. 2014-5, Chapter 90) (2014);
 
Doylestown Borough (Code of the Borough of Doylestown §§ 1-357- 362) (2010).
 
East Norriton Township (East Noritton Township Human Relations Ordinance 542) (2012)
 
Easton City (Ordinance of the City of Easton No. 4826, Article § 183) (2006); 
 
Erie County (Erie County Human Relations Commission Ordinance No. 39) (2007); 
 
Harrisburg City (Harrisburg Human Relations and Discrimination Code, Chapter 4-101) (1992); 
 
Haverford Township (Haverford Township Ordinance No. 2010-P3-2011, Chapter 183) (2011);
 
Jenkintown Borough (Jenkintown Borough Human Relations Ordinance 2011-5) (2011)
 
Lancaster City (City of Lancaster Codified Ordinances, Article 185, Chapter 125) (2001);
 
Lansdowne Borough (Borough of Lansdowne Anti-Discrimination Ordinance 1215, Chapter 38) (2006); 
 
Lower Merion Township (Human Relations Commission; Discrimination Ordinance Chapter 93) (2010);
 
New Hope Borough (Ordinance No. 2002-4, Part II, Chapter 129, Sections 1- 6) (2002); 
 
Newtown Borough (Code of Ordinances of the Borough of Newtown Chapter 97) (2011);
 
Philadelphia City (Philadelphia Fair Practices Ordinance, Code §§ 9-1102 - 1105) (1982) (Amended 2011); 
 
Pittston City (awaiting citation) (2013);
 
Pittsburgh City (Pittsburgh City Non-discrimination Code §§651.01-659.07) (1990); 
 
Reading City (Reading City Administrative Code § 23-506) (2009)
 
Scranton City (The City of Scranton General Code § 296) (2003); 
 
Springfield Township (Springfield Township Human Relations Ordinance 914, Chapter 47) (2011);
 
State College Borough (State College Borough Anti-Discrimination Ordinance 1967, Section 901-911) (2011); 
 
Susquehanna Township (Codified Ordinances of Susquehanna Township 11-17, Ch. 1 p. 12 §1-1202 (2011).
 
Swarthmore Borough (Swarthmore, PA Code of Ordinances Chapter 207) (2006); 
 
Upper Merion Township (Code of Upper Merion Township 2012-808, Chapter 1-6) (2012)
 
West Chester Borough (Code of the Borough of West Chester §37A) (2006); 
 
Whitemarsh Township (Code of the Township of Whitemarsh No. 911, Section § 3-55.1) (2011);
 
York City (City of York Human Relations Ordinance, Ordinance 9-98, Code Article 185) (1998).
 
Unified Judicial System of Pennsylvania, “Policy on Non-Discrimination & Equal Employment Opportunity” (2008)  Available at http://www.ccpa.net/DocumentView.aspx?DID=5739
 

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