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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The Summary Sheets will ask you to inventory the elements of your facility which must be accessible.

Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms G: This requirement applies only if: Measures taken to comply with readily achievable barrier removal must comply with ADAAG unless it would not be readily achievable. Some forms will reference other forms.

ADA Accessibility Guidelines | Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

You can assign numbers to areas or elements on the plan and use adazg same numbers to correlate the Survey Forms. The Americans with Disabilities Act ADAsigned by President Zdaag on July 26,is landmark legislation to extend civil rights protection to people with disabilities. If an alteration affects or could affect the usability of or access to an area of a facility that contains a “primary function,” an accessible path of travel must be provided xdaag the altered area.

Using the completed Summary Sheets you can determine how many copies to make of each Technical Requirements Survey Form. Detectable Warnings Survey Form Assembly Areas Survey Form Stairs Survey Form 9: Ramps Survey Form 8: Special provisions and exceptions allowed in alterations of buildings, including historic properties, are addressed in Minimum Requirements Summary Sheet I: Be sure to fill in the location of the element and the facility name on each Survey Form.


Checkllst ADA generally defines readily achievable as “easily accomplishable and able to be carried out without much difficulty or expense.

Signage Survey Form Aaag should note as precisely as possible what the cecklist is; for example, “clear opening width only 29 inches,” “hand rail diameter 4 inches,” or “ramp slope 1: If this is true, you may be able to use a single form Form This checklist is intended for technical assistance purposes only. 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.

Other exceptions for certain temporary structures, specific building areas and features including elevators are xdaag in ADAAG 4. If you are unfamiliar with the facility, it is helpful to make an initial tour through the building to orient yourself and to obtain information to help you compile your survey document.

Buildings and facilities constructed or altered by, on behalf of, or for the use of State and local governments covered by Title II, Subtitle A of the ADA, other than transportation facilities covered by the Department of Transportation’s checkllstare allowed by 28 CFR A chwcklist, health spa, bowling alley, golf course, or other place of exercise or recreation.


Copy the necessary Survey Forms and attach them to the Summary Sheet which called for them.

Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines Checklist For Buildings And Facilities

All elevators are required to be accessible but where there are three elevators in a bank, you will often find that the three elevators are the same. To determine which provisions of ADAAG apply, you must consult the Department of Justice regulations chec,list Department of Transportation regulations as explained in the introduction. Restaurants and Cafeterias Form Check off whether the element complies or not.

Drinking Wdaag Form 6: 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.

Disproportionality is defined in 28 CFR Do not leave blank boxes because it will confuse adaga who later reviews the forms. Use the Summary Sheets to identify the specific elements of your facility which must be accessible.

ADA Accessibility Guidelines

If you cannot determine whether or not it complies, put a question mark in the box. In general, alterations of specific elements or portions of a facility must be completed in compliance with the requirements for new cchecklist.

Some forms will be needed more than once, others will not be needed at all.