Phoenixville Borough

Phoenixville Non-Discrimination Ordinance

Ordinance No. 2271

Adopted: March 15, 2017


After several months of community advocacy, the ordinance was adopted by Phoenixville’s Borough Council in a 6-1 vote on March 15, 2017. Council member Edwin Soto led efforts on Borough Council toward its adoption. The LGBT Equality Alliance of Chester County was involved in local advocacy efforts for the ordinance.

In the News

Phoenixville Council Votes To Hold Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Public Hearing
The Phoenixville Patch (February 17, 2017)

Phoenixville anti-discrimination ordinance faces criticism
Daily Local (February 19, 2017)

Phoenixville Borough Anti-Discrimination Ordinance Moves to Public Hearing
Outword.Today (February 20, 2017)

Phoenixville adopts anti-discrimination law to protect LGBT residents
The Phoenix Reporter and Item (March 16, 2017)

Phoenixville Extends Anti-Discrimination Protections To LGBTQ Community
CBS Philly (March 18, 2017)

Phoenixville Passes Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
Phoenixville Patch (March 24, 2017)