Category Archives: ADA Focus

Each week we focus on a section of the ADA Design Standards

ADA Focus: Shooting Facilities with Firing Positions

Shooting Room
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243 Shooting Facilities with Firing Positions

243.1 General. Where shooting facilities with firing positions are designed and constructed at a site, at least 5 percent, but no fewer than one, of each type of firing position shall comply with 1010.

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ADA Focus: Fishing Piers and Platforms

Fishing pier at Pine Gully Park 2014
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237 Fishing Piers and Platforms

237.1 General. Fishing piers and platforms shall comply with 1005.

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ADA Focus: Amusement Rides

Six Flags Magic Mountain Fountain
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1002 Amusement Rides

1002.1 General. Amusement rides shall comply with 1002.

1002.2 Accessible Routes. Accessible routes serving amusement rides shall comply with Chapter 4.

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ADA Focus: Amusement Rides (Scoping Requirements)

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234 Amusement Rides

234.1 General. Amusement rides shall comply with 234.

EXCEPTION: Mobile or portable amusement rides shall not be required to comply with 234.

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ADA Focus: Recreational Boating Facilities

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1003 Recreational Boating Facilities

1003.1 General. Recreational boating facilities shall comply with 1003.

1003.2 Accessible Routes. Accessible routes serving recreational boating facilities, including gangways and floating piers, shall comply with Chapter 4 except as modified by the exceptions in 1003.2.

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ADA Focus: Recreational Boating Facilities (Scoping Requirements)

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235 Recreational Boating Facilities

235.1 General. Recreational boating facilities shall comply with 235.

235.2 Boat Slips. Boat slips complying with 1003.3.1 shall be provided in accordance with Table 235.2. Where the number of boat slips is not identified, each 40 feet (12 m) of boat slip edge provided along the perimeter of the pier shall be counted as one boat slip for the purpose of this section.
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ADA Focus: Holding Cells and Housing Cells

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807 Holding Cells and Housing Cells

807.1 General. Holding cells and housing cells shall comply with 807.

807.2 Cells with Mobility Features. Cells required to provide mobility features shall comply with 807.2.

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ADA Focus: Detention Facilities and Correctional Facilities

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232 Detention Facilities and Correctional Facilities

232.1 General. Buildings, facilities, or portions thereof, in which people are detained for penal or correction purposes, or in which the liberty of the inmates is restricted for security reasons shall comply with 232. [See additional requirements at 28 CFR 35.151(k).]

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