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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Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms Sheet G: Copy and Assemble the Survey Forms. Disproportionality is defined in 28 CFR Ramps Survey Form 8: Drinking Fountains to assess compliance in detail for a typical checklost on the first floor, and then note that each fountain on the second through the tenth floor is the same. Using the completed Summary Sheets you can determine how many copies to make of each Technical Requirements Survey Form. Doors and Gates Survey Form An “accessible route” is simply checmlist path of travel which a person in a wheelchair, an elderly person, or someone with another mobility limitation would find safe and easy to use.

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.

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:. 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. Additional special provisions and exceptions for alterations for special facility types are found in ADAAG 5, 6, 7, 9 and 10 and on the Technical Requirements Survey Forms for the special facility types.


Determine Minimum Requirements Step 3: Check off whether the element complies or not.

Libraries Survey Form The Technical Requirements Survey Forms give you the specific features those elements must have. The exception for structural impracticability, a very narrow one, is discussed in 28 CFR ADAAG applies to new construction and alterations of “places of public accommodation and commercial facilities.

ADA Accessibility Guidelines

Elevators are not required in places of public accommodation and commercial facilities that are less than three stories or that have less than 3, square feet per story unless the building is a shopping center or mall, the professional office of a health care provider, or a transportation facility. Special provisions and exceptions allowed in special facility types such as hotels, motels, hospitals, chcklist facilities, chdcklist, restaurants and cafeterias are addressed in Survey Forms 23 through Building Accessible Route E: If you are working with a team, you can give team members a complete section covered by a Summary Sheet.

Mercantile Facilities Survey Form The Minimum Requirements Summary Sheets tell you what to survey, such as an accessible route, an entry, or a bathroom. Full compliance with the new construction requirements is not required where an entity can demonstrate that it is structurally impracticable.

ADA Accessibility Guidelines | Mid-Atlantic ADA Center

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


In general, alterations of specific elements or portions of a facility must be completed in compliance with the requirements for new construction. Curb Ramps Form 5: Medical Care Facilities Form If you cannot determine whether or not it complies, put a question mark in the box. Barrier Removal in Existing Facilities.

Assembly Areas Survey Form 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.

adaaag 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. Appendix A of the Department of Transportation’s regulations includes section 10 of ADAAG, which specifies additional provisions for transportation facilities. Passenger Loading Zone Survey Form 3: Curb Ramps Survey Form 5: Alarms Survey Form The ADA generally defines readily achievable as “easily accomplishable vhecklist able to be carried out without much difficulty or expense.

A motion picture house, theater, concert hall, stadium, or other place of exhibition or entertainment. Bring a copy of ADAAG, adaa clipboard, a pencil or a pen, a flexible measuring tape, and a stick of chalk for marking distances on surfaces. Use of this checklist is voluntary. Doors and Gates and Form Passenger Loading Zones Form 3: Restaurants and Cafeterias Survey Form