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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Special Types of Facilities Sheet Adaaag Assembly Areas Form Complete the Building Identification and Data Sheet to document the name and address of the facility, dates of construction and alteration, type of facility or building use, number of stories and size of each, name of surveyor and date of survey.
Bathtubs and Showers Survey Form Accessible Buildings – Additions and Alterations. 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 to the altered area.
How the Checklist is Organized to Assist You. This checklist is intended for technical assistance purposes only. Two forms that are referenced quite often are Form Ramps Survey Form 8: Bathtubs and Showers Form If you are working with a team, you can give team members a complete section covered by a Summary Sheet. Site Accessible Routes and Elements C: 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.
Illustrations are provided in the checklist only for those survey questions which cannot easily be stated or understood using words alone.
Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms Sheet G: This requirement applies only if: Rooms and Spaces Survey Form The Summary Sheets will ask you to inventory the elements of your facility which must be accessible. A plan can be very helpful, particularly if you are surveying a large facility.
Use the Summary Sheets to identify the specific elements of your facility which must cehcklist accessible. Transportation Facilities — Airports. Restaurants and Cafeterias Survey Form Some survey forms may refer you to others for detailed provisions. For instance, you might find that accessible drinking fountains are installed in the same location in a corridor and in the same way on the first through the tenth floor of a ten story building.
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Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines Checklist For Buildings And Facilities
In general, alterations of specific elements or portions of a facility must be completed in compliance with the requirements for new construction.
Elevators Survey Form 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.
Departures from the ADAAG technical and scoping provisions are permitted where the alternative designs and technologies used will provide substantially equivalent or greater access to and usability of the facility.
Special Types of Facilities I: However, no measure shall be taken that poses a significant risk to the health or safety of individuals with disabilities or others.
Areas that are used only by employees as work areas must be designed and constructed so that individuals with disabilities can approach, enter, and exit the areas as required in ADAAG 4. Platform Lifts Form 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 Minimum Requirements Summary Sheets tell you which elements are required to be accessible, such as a toilet room or an accessible route between the entrance and parking. Do not leave blank boxes because it will confuse someone who later reviews the forms.
Some forms will be needed more than once, others will not be needed at all. In some multi-story buildings, you will find that certain elements required to be accessible are duplicated in the details of installation and you may be able to develop a “shorthand” method of surveying these elements.
You may also want a line level or other device to measure ramp slopes, and a fish scale for determining door pull force. Determine Minimum Requirements Step 3: Parking and Passenger Loading Zones B: Approach sdaag Surveying Preparing to Survey Step 1: However, full compliance with the alterations requirements is not required where it is technically infeasible.
Drinking Fountains to assess compliance in detail for a typical fountain on the first floor, and then note that each fountain on the second through the tenth floor is the same.
Identify the Type of Facility or Building Use. This checklist is designed to be used in full or in part, depending on the facility and your available time.
ADA Accessibility Guidelines
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.
Stairs Survey Form 9: Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms Form Detectable Warnings Form A bakery, grocery store, clothing store, hardware store, shopping center, or other sales or rental establishment.
Doors and Gates and Form No special training is needed to use this checklist. Medical Care Facilities Survey Form