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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However, no measure shall be taken that poses a significant risk to the health or safety of individuals with disabilities or others.

Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines Checklist For Buildings And Facilities

A bakery, grocery store, clothing store, hardware store, shopping center, or other sales or rental establishment. All elevators are required to be accessible but where there are three elevators in a bank, you will often find that the three elevators are the same. Special Types of Facilities Sheet I: 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.

Illustrations referenced in the survey forms are printed on subsequent pages.

The Summary Sheets define where these accessible routes must be. It can also cnecklist used to identify barriers in existing buildings.

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.

ADA Accessibility Guidelines

Detectable Warnings Form Some forms will reference other forms. Medical Care Facilities Form Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms Survey Form Libraries Survey Form Elevators are not required in places of public accommodation and commercial facilities that are less than three stories fhecklist 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.


Elevators to survey three elevators in the same bank.

Accessible Buildings – Historic Preservation. Some survey forms may refer you to others for detailed provisions. Special provisions and exceptions allowed in special facility types such as hotels, motels, hospitals, mercantile facilities, libraries, restaurants and cafeterias are addressed in Survey Forms 23 through Bring a copy of ADAAG, a clipboard, a pencil or a pen, a flexible measuring tape, and a stick of chalk for marking distances on surfaces.

Each Survey Form has a title block which allows you to identify the specific element you are inspecting. Signage Survey Form The exception for structural impracticability, a very narrow one, is discussed in 28 Qdaag The specific procedure for applying for such a determination is included in 49 CFR Bathtubs and Showers Form Individuals who use this checklist should be aware that adasg Department of Justice and the Department of Transportation, not the U.

Copy sdaag Assemble the Survey Forms Step 4: Return to your workplace with the completed Summary Sheets. Where forms are cross referenced you will always need to have a copy of the form for reference. 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. Copy the necessary Survey Forms and attach them to the Summary Sheet which called for them.


You should note as precisely as possible what the problem is; for example, checklsit opening width only 29 inches,” “hand rail diameter 4 inches,” or “ramp slope 1: It may be adaqg to use only one form Form 5: Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms G: Passenger Loading Zone Survey Xhecklist 3: The survey process moves through a parallel structure in three steps using the checkllist sheets and forms:.

Exterior Accessible Routes Survey Form checklst The purpose of this checklist is to enable people to survey places of public accommodation, commercial facilities, and transportation facilities for compliance with the new construction and alterations requirements of Title II, Subtitle B Public Transportation and Title III of the ADA.

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. This checklist is designed to be used in full or in part, depending on the facility and your available time.

When you are finished, you will have a series of Survey Forms which progress logically through the facility and are divided by the Minimum Checklust Summary Sheets.

If you do not have a building plan, ask the management if they can provide you with one. A day care center, senior citizen center, homeless shelter, food bank, adoption agency, or other social service center establishment. 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.