Newtown Borough


Newtown Nondiscrimination Ordinance

Ordinance No. 719

Adopted: October 11, 2011



Newtown Borough became the third municipality in Bucks County to adopt a nondiscrimination ordinance in October 2011. Local advocates had attended several meetings with Suburban Equality. The final vote with the Borough Council was 5 -1 in favor.

In the News

Newtown Borough Council authorizes solicitor to draft anti-discrimination ordinance
The Advance (August 16, 2011)

Borough Moves Forward On Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
Newtown Patch (September 13, 2011)

Newtown Borough Council expected to approve Anti-Discrimination ordinance Tuesday night
The Advance (October 9, 2011)

Newtown passes anti-discrimination law
The Courier Times (October 16, 2011)

Newtown Borough Council enacts anti-discrimination ordinance to cover sexual orientation
The Advance (October 28, 2011)

Newtown Human Relations Commission