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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Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines Checklist For Buildings And Facilities

Special provisions and exceptions allowed in alterations of buildings, including historic properties, are addressed in Minimum Requirements Summary Sheet I: Illustrations referenced in the survey forms are printed on subsequent pages.

Detectable Warnings Survey Form Dressing and Fitting Rooms Survey Form Some forms will reference other forms. 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.

Make contact with the building management and advise them that you will be surveying the building and that you will be glad to share your information with them. The ADA generally defines readily achievable as “easily accomplishable and able to be carried out without much difficulty or expense.

Platform Lifts Survey Form Although this checklist is structured for use on site, it can also be used by architects, facility managers or others to review architectural plans.

Elevators Survey Form Use of this checklist does not constitute a determination of your legal rights or responsibilities under the ADA, and it is not binding on the Department of Justice, Department of Transportation, or the Access Board. Platform Lifts Form Rooms and Spaces Survey Form The Minimum Requirements Summary Sheets tell you what to survey, such as an accessible route, an entry, or a bathroom.

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Mercantile Facilities Form There are 29 survey forms to represent elements on the site and in the building. The exception for structural impracticability, a very narrow one, is discussed in 28 CFR However, full compliance with the alterations requirements is not required where it is technically infeasible. Transportation Vhecklist — Airports.

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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. An inn, hotel, motel, or other place of lodging, except for an establishment located within a building that contains not more than five rooms for rent or hire and that is actually occupied by the proprietor of the establishment as the residence of the proprietor.

This “grandfather” provision applies only to “key stations” and is discussed in 49 CFR Accessible Buildings – Historic Preservation.

Restaurants and Cafeterias Survey Form Measures taken to comply with readily achievable barrier removal must comply with ADAAG unless it would not be readily achievable. However, no measure shall be taken that poses a significant risk to the health or safety of individuals with disabilities or others. Copy the necessary Survey Forms and attach them to the Summary Sheet which called for them.

Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms Form 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. Site Accessible Routes and Elements C: A bakery, grocery store, clothing store, hardware store, shopping center, or other sales or rental establishment. Full compliance with the new construction requirements is not required where an entity can demonstrate that it is structurally impracticable.

Doors and Gates Form A nursery, elementary, secondary, undergraduate, or postgraduate private school, or other place of education. If you are working with a team, you can give team members a complete section covered by a Summary Sheet. The Americans with Disabilities Act ADAsigned by President Bush on July 26, checmlist, is landmark checkllst to extend civil rights protection to people with disabilities.


Ramps Survey Form 8: The Technical Requirements Survey Forms give you the specific features those elements must have. Do not leave blank boxes because it will confuse someone who later reviews the forms. Check off whether the element complies or not. If you are surveying a facility with which you are familiar, you may already know what the general access problems are and will want to use specific survey forms to check the details. No special training is needed to use this checklist.

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In addition, restrooms, telephones, and drinking fountains serving the altered area must also be made accessible adsag 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 discussed in ADAAG 4. Passenger Loading Zone Survey Form 3: If you are surveying an alteration to a facility or an alteration which falls under historic preservation provisions, you will also need cyecklist Summary Sheets.

Each Survey Form has boxes for you to check for each question, either “yes” or “no. The Summary Sheets define where these accessible routes must be.

It may be sufficient to use only one form Form 5: Some forms will be needed more than once, others will not be needed at all. The alternative requirements are discussed in 28 CFR The survey process moves through a parallel structure in three steps using the following sheets and forms:.

If you cannot determine whether or not it complies, put a question mark in the box.