What percentage of US businesses are compliant with the ADA?

Could you guess about what percentage of US businesses are compliant with the ADA? Further, what are some of the major common violations that cause issues? — Chase B. ANSWER: Chase, My guess would be around .01%. There is not a single building that The McIntosh Group has surveyed that has not had some sort of violation. Some of our clients … READ MORE

Is there a waiver for minor dimensional oversights?

If the handrail on the side of the toilet is 30 inches in lieu of 42 inches, caused by a door location conflict what process can we use to modify the ADA dimensional requirements? Is there a waiver of such a minor dimensional oversight? — Connie M. ANSWER: Connie, There is no provision for a waiver of the ADA Standards. It … READ MORE

Can you elaborate on examples of when ADA compliance isn’t required?

Can you elaborate on examples of when ADA compliance isn’t required that you mentioned on the FM Podcast? We are going to re-pave soon and are curious about if we need to have a compliant parking lot because we re-paved. — Zack R. ANSWER: Zack, Thanks for listening to the podcast! I’ll have another episode coming up soon. As a civil … READ MORE