ADA Standards for Accessible Design - with Commentary
Enforcement of 2010 ADA Standards began on March 15, 2012. Sweeping accessibility changes affecting the hospitality business, and many public facilities will be required and enforced. Compliance is mandatory!
ADA Standards for Accessible Design provides you with an all-inclusive guide that puts both the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, which governs construction and alteration of places of public use, together with the Department of Justice's Guidance on the Standards for Accessible Design, in one complete book.
The 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design includes:
- 2010 Standards for State and local governments, whch consist of the Title II regulations at 28 CFR 35.151 and the 2004 ADAAG at 36 CFR part 1191, appendices B & D.
- The 2010 Standards for public accomodations and commercial facilities, which consist of the Title III regulations at 28 CFR part 36, subpart D, and the 2004 ADAAG at 36 CFR part 1191, appendices B and D.
This volume makes compliance easy, with a side-by-side look at both the 2010 ADA Standards, and the requirements you need to meet those Standards. You'll find the Department of Justice's Guidance provides in a shaded box immediately after each section. The Guidance clearly shows you all the changes to the Standards, the reasoning behind those changes, and the responses to public commentary received on them.
Enforcement of these Standards began on March 15, 2012 for all new construction projects. With the help of this manual it will be easier for you to stay in full compliance and avoid a non-compliance lawsuit.