Equal Rights Ordinance

Cities thrive when all citizens and visitors feel respected, welcomed and have the ability to experience the full enjoyment of civil, religious and human rights. To this end, we are committed to ensuring every Plano citizen’s and visitor’s rights are protected. The City of Plano’s Equal Rights Ordinance depicts our commitment to ensuring equality and inclusion for all citizens and visitors in the areas of employment, housing, public accommodations and city contracting.

We have developed various Equal Rights Ordinance impact statements as it relates to each of the categories below. It is our hope that this information assists the community in understanding the full scope and purpose of the Equal Rights Ordinance.

• Citizens/visitors to the City of Plano
• Employees of businesses within the City of Plano
• Governmental or non-profit organizations/employers within the City of Plano
• City of Plano contractors with 15 or more employees
• Businesses with 15 or more employees
• Homeowners wishing to sell or rent residential property within the City of Plano
• Individuals wishing to purchase or rent residential property within the City of Plano

In addition, we have created a list of frequently asked questions, which hyperlinks directly to the Equal Rights Ordinance. If you feel that you have been discriminated against in violation of the City of Plano’s Equal Rights Ordinance, please see the complaint process and complaint form below for additional information. 

As the City of Excellence and ninth largest city in Texas, the City of Plano remains committed to promoting the full enjoyment of civil, religious and human rights for our citizens and visitors. 


CITIZENS/VISITORS

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EMPLOYEES

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GOVERNMENT/NON-PROFIT

nonprofit

CONTRACTORS

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BUSINESSES

employers

HOMEOWNERS

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TENANTS

tenants

Contact Us

  1. Shante Akafia
    Director of Human Resources
    P: (972) 941-7115 or
    (972) 941-5300

    Physical Address
    1520 K Ave.
    Suite 130
    Plano, TX 75074