Hatboro Borough

Hatboro Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Ordinance No. 1045

Adopted: May 21, 2018


Hatboro Borough Council adopted their non-discrimination ordinance on May 21, 2018 in a 4-3 vote. The ordinance was first passed by Borough Council on November 22, 2010, but was vetoed by then-Mayor Norman Hawkes on December 6, 2010. The Borough Council failed to override his veto on December 8, 2010, which included Nancy Guenst. On May 21, 2018, now-Mayor Guenst signed the ordinance into law. 

In the News

Philly suburbs consider LGBT ordinances
The Philadelphia Gay News (September 23, 2010)

Hatboro Council reviews human relations ordinance
The Public Spirit (October 12, 2010)

Hatboro veto prompts debate on local commissions
WHYY (December 2010)

Two more PA towns pass ordinances to ensure LGBT equality
The Philadelphia Gay News (April 19, 2018)