-Zaki K. ANSWER: There are many factors that will lead to determining the size that a restroom must be in a restaurant and the size will vary accordingly. The clear floor space for a water closet, lavatory, accessories, toilet compartments, paths of travel, door maneuvering clearance, and turning space that are all requirements that will lead to the minimum size … READ MORE
-Pat M. ANSWER: Pat, The 2010 ADA Standards provide all of the technical requirements. If you need something to go into further explanation, I would review the following webinars from www.accessibilityonline.org. Some other helpful sources for specific topics include: Amusement Park Rides https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ao/archives/47 Queue Lines https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ao/archives/a8 Wayfinding https://www.accessibilityonline.org/ao/archives/10 Service Animals https://www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm I hope this helps! Let me know if we … READ MORE
-Keith K. ANSWER: The quick answer is no. “Grandfathering” does not exist in the ADA. Since the ADA was passed, there has been a barrier removal obligation. The trigger to remove these barriers is the fact that they exist. It does not matter how old the building is. There are three reasons that barriers do not need to be removed. … READ MORE
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