This checklist details some of the requirements found in the ADA Standards for Accessible. Design (Standards). The ADA Accessibility. Guidelines (ADAAG). The Department of Justice’s revised regulations for Titles II and III of the Americans with Disabilities Act of (ADA) were published in the Federal Register on. Parking and Drop-Off Areas (ADAAG ). Yes No. Are an adequate number of accessible parking spaces available (8 feet wide for car plus 5-foot access aisle )?.

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Each Survey Form has a title block which allows you to identify the specific element you are inspecting.

A motion picture house, theater, concert hall, stadium, or other place of exhibition or entertainment. Two forms that are referenced quite often are Form Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms Form Site Accessible Routes and Elements C: The ADA prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in employment, State and local government services, public transportation, public accommodations, commercial facilities, and telecommunications.

Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines Checklist For Buildings And Facilities

The survey process moves through a parallel structure in three steps using the following sheets and forms:. Parking Survey Form 2: Copy and Assemble the Survey Forms Step 4: Other exceptions for certain temporary structures, specific building areas and features including elevators are discussed in ADAAG 4.

Elevators Survey Form Curb Ramps Form 5: The timeframes for making “key stations” and existing intercity rail stations accessible are specified in the Department of Transportation’s regulations at 49 CFR In alterations one must first attempt to meet the requirements for new construction unless it is technically infeasible or special provisions apply.


Alarms Survey Form Exterior Accessible Routes Survey Form 4: Since the questions in this checklist are fairly brief, it is helpful to have ADAAG with you to gain a thorough understanding of the full requirements of the Guidelines.

In addition, restrooms, telephones, and drinking fountains serving the altered area must also be made accessible to the extent that the cost is not “disproportionate” to the cost of the overall alteration. Toilet Rooms and Cecklist Sheet G: Bathtubs and Showers Form Building Accessible Route Sheet E: Copy the necessary Survey Forms and attach them to chekclist Summary Sheet which called for them.

The alternative requirements adaxg discussed in 28 CFR The specific procedure for applying for such a determination is included in 49 CFR Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms Survey Form Stairs Survey Form 9: Public accommodations covered by Title III of the ADA must remove architectural barriers in existing facilities, including communication barriers that are structural in nature, where such removal is readily achievable.

Use the Summary Sheets to identify the specific elements of your facility which must be accessible. This “grandfather” provision applies only to “key stations” and is discussed in 49 CFR It can be used by businesses, building owners and managers, State and local governments, design professionals, or concerned citizens.

ADA Accessibility Guidelines

Before surveying the facility it is essential to determine whether the provisions of ADAAG apply to the facility or portion of the facility and to identify certain attributes about the facility which might trigger or disallow certain exceptions contained in ADAAG.

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Rooms and Spaces Survey Form Accessible Buildings — Additions and Alterations J: It may be sufficient to use only one form Form 5: The guidelines do not require that any areas used only by employees as work areas be constructed to permit maneuvering within the work area or be constructed or equipped i.

If you are surveying an alteration to a facility or an alteration which falls under historic preservation provisions, you will also need those Summary Sheets. Assembly Areas Form The Technical Requirements Survey Forms give you the specific features those elements must have. This checklist is designed to be used in full or in part, depending on the facility and your available time.

In some multi-story buildings, you will find that certain elements required to be accessible are duplicated in the details of installation and you avaag be able to develop a “shorthand” method of surveying these elements. Mercantile Facilities Survey Form Drinking Fountains Survey Form 6: A laundromat, dry cleaner, bank, barber shop, beauty shop, travel service, shoe repair service, funeral parlor, gas station, office of an accountant or lawyer, pharmacy, insurance office, professional office of a health care provider, hospital, or other service establishment.

Measures taken to comply with readily achievable barrier removal must comply with ADAAG unless it would not be readily achievable.

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