Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings & Facilities: State & Local Government Facilities & Building Elements Designed for Children's Use

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Patrick D. Cannon
DIANE Publishing, Nov 1, 1998 - Social Science - 81 pages
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Contains amendments to the ADA Accessibility Guideline which change several sections of ADAAGG & added new sections that cover access to judicial, legislative, & regulatory facilities & to detention & correctional facilities. Provides alternate specifications based on children's dimensions for various building elements such as water closets & lavatories. Facilities addressed include: restaurants & cafeterias; medical care facilities; business & civic buildings; libraries; transient lodging; transportation facilities; judicial, legislative & regulatory facilities; detention & correctional facilities; residential housing; & public rights-of-way.
 

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Page 2025 - In facilities that are less than three stories or that have less than 3000 square feet per story unless the building Is a shopping center, a shopping mall, or the professional office of a health care provider, or another type of facility as determined by the Attorney General.
Page 2014 - State, local, or tribal governments or communities; (2) Create a serious Inconsistency or otherwise interfere with an action taken or planned by another agency; (3) Materially alter the budgetary Impact of entitlements, grants, user fees, or loan programs or the rights and obligations of recipients thereof; or (4) Raise novel legal or policy issues arising out of legal mandates, the President's priorities, or the principles set forth in this Executive order.
Page 2031 - For example, alterations to floors above or below the ground floor must be accessible regardless of whether the altered facility has an elevator. If...
Page 2022 - The structural frame shall be considered to be the columns and the girders, beams, trusses, and spandrels having direct connections to the columns and all other members which are essential to the stability of the building as a whole.
Page 2039 - Counters. (1) In department stores and miscellaneous retail stores where counters have cash registers and are provided for sales or distribution of goods or services to the public, at least one of each type shall have a portion of the counter which is at least 36 in (915mm) in length with a maximum height of 36 in (915 mm) above the finish floor.
Page 2009 - Means, with respect to an alteration of a building or a facility, that it has little likelihood of being accomplished because existing structural conditions would require removing or altering a load-bearing member which Is an essential part of the structural frame; or because other existing physical or site constraints prohibit modification or 11 4.1.6 AcceMlble Building.: Alteration!
Page 2077 - Tanks can be obtained by special order with controls mounted on the right side. If administrative authorities require flush controls for flush valves to be located In a position that conflicts with the location of the rear grab bar. then that bar may be split or shifted toward the wide side of the toilet area.
Page 2031 - ... in such a manner that, to the maximum extent feasible, the path of travel to the altered area and the bathrooms, telephones, and drinking fountains serving the altered area, are readily accessible to and usable by individuals with disabilities...
Page 2023 - ... unless otherwise provided in this section or as modified in a special application section. (2) Application Based on Building Use. Special application sections 5 through 10 provide additional requirements for restaurants and cafeterias, medical care facilities, business and mercantile, libraries, accessible transient lodging, and transportation facilities.
Page 2041 - General. All public use and common use areas are required to be designed and constructed to comply with section 4 (Accessible Elements and Spaces: Scope and Technical Requirements). EXCEPTION...

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