What are examples of public accommodations?

Public Accommodations include every establishment within the City that is open to the general public and offers any product, service or facility. It can include, but not be limited to:

  • Bars
  • Hotels
  • Motels
  • Apartment hotels
  • Apartment houses with one or more tenant units
  • Restaurants or any place where food or beverages are sold
  • Retail and wholesale establishments
  • Theaters
  • Motion picture houses
  • Museums
  • Bowling alleys
  • Golf courses
  • All public conveyances, as well as the stations or terminals thereof.

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1. What is the intent of the Non-Discrimination Ordinance (NDO)?
2. What does the NDO protect?
3. What does sexual orientation and gender identity mean?
4. Who must comply with the NDO?
5. What are examples of public accommodations?
6. How does the NDO affect restrooms and changing facilities?
7. What does the NDO allow me to do if I believe I have been discriminated against?
8. Are any boards or commissions involved?
9. Will there be a filing fee for a complaint with the City?
10. What are the penalties?
11. Is Discrimination a crime?
12. Can a complaint be filed against a person who makes an offensive comment or gesture toward someone because of any characteristic of the individual?
13. When will the NDO be effective?