Designing for Accessibility under ADA Standards and the CBC
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Glenn Dea, AIA, ADAC, CASp
Complying with Federal and State Accessibility Requirements
Jurisdiction and enforcement
• History and development of the California Building Code
• Development of the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards for Accessible Design
• Relationship between ADA federal requirements, state requirements, and building codes
• Entities and facilities that are covered
• Readily-achievable barrier removal
• Alterations and path of travel
• New construction
• Safe harbors
Building blocks and accessible routes
• Accessible routes
• Entrances and doors
Fire alarm systems/means of egress
• Areas of refuge/exterior areas for assisted rescue
• Platform lifts
• Tactile exit signs
• Stair handrails
• Assembly areas
• Ramped aisles/stepped aisles
Stairway identification signs
Meeting Standards in the California Building Code and ADA
Pedestrian facilities in public rights-of-way
• Pedestrian street crossings/crosswalks
• Driveway crossings
• At-grade rail crossings
• Curb ramps and blended transitions
• Detectable warnings
• Pedestrian signals/pedestrian push buttons (PBB’s)
• On-street parking spaces
• Passenger drop-off and loading zones and bus stops
• On-site parking facilities and electrical vehicle charging stations
• Accessible trash enclosures
• Directional and informational signs
• Recreational facilities
• Play areas
• Outdoor developed areas
• Shared use paths and class I bikeways
• Drinking fountains
• Toilet facilities
• Signage standards
• Accessible kitchen facilities
• Assembly areas
• Assistive listening systems
Reviewing new materials/technologies and anticipated developments in codes/standards
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5.0 HSW CE Hours
(Fulfills mandatory 5.0 hour accessibility requirement)
AIA (AIA credits only available for attending live Webinar or Seminar)
International Code Council
.5 CEUs (Accessibility)
CM | 5.0
5.0 CE Hours
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar offers a 5.0 hour continuing education opportunity to California professional engineers and interior designers, and a 5.0 hour continuing education opportunity to California architects, which fulfills the mandatory 5.0 hour accessibility requirement.
Professional engineers and architects seeking continuing education credit in other states will be able to claim the hours earned through this webinar, in most cases. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 5.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.
The International Code Council has approved this course for .5 CEUs in the specialty
area of Accessibility.
HalfMoon Education is an approved CM Provider with the American Planning Association. This course is registered for CM | 5.0 for Certified Planners.
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to all prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).
Glenn Dea AIA ADAC CASp
President of Collaborative Access Studio
Employed in the architecture and construction industry since 1988, Mr. Dea is a licensed architect in the states of California and Utah and is an ICC-certified accessibility inspector/plans examiner. Since 2001, his practice has focused on compliance with federal and state accessibility standards, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan services, and accessible design covering buildings, sites, and pedestrian facilities in public rights-of-way. This has encompassed accessibility evaluations, plan reviews, and code analyses for numerous corporate, education, and governmental clients.
Summary of Experience
- Consultant access compliance plan reviewer to California’s Division of the State Architect (DSA) – Los Angeles Basin Region Office (2004-2011)
- One of California’s first certified access specialists (CASp #023), based on experience and testing criteria administered by the DSA (2008)
- Alternate delegate (2014-2021) and primary delegate (2021-current) to the ICC/ANSI Committee on Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, contributing to creation of the 2017 edition of the ICC A117.1 Accessibility
Standard. The A117.1 Standard is adopted by building code jurisdictions throughout the United States.
- Provider of over 50 accessibility training presentations to licensed architects and engineers, attorneys, public agencies, and professional organizations, including a 5-hour course addressing the continuing education
requirement for California architects.
- Provider of technical assistance to attorneys and other clients to assist in the resolution of lawsuits,complaints, and claims related to state and federal access laws.
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Course Title: Designing for Accessibility under ADA Standards and the CBC
Delivery Method: Live Online
Course Description: This course covers compliance with federal and California accessibility requirements, readily-achievable barrier removal, alterations, new construction, safe harbors, and indoor and outdoor features and facilities.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the relationship between the federal Americans with Disability Act and the California Building Code and identify the entities and facilities that are covered by accessibility standards.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify readily-achievable barrier removal opportunities and distinguish requirements for alterations and new construction.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able meet accessibility standards compliant with both the ADA and the California Building Code for outdoor travel paths, accessible parking, exterior accessible routes, ramps and stairways, entrances and doors, and recreational facilities.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able meet accessibility standards compliant with both the ADA and the California Building Code for interior accessible routes, toilet facilities, showers, drinking fountains, kitchen facilities, signage, assembly areas, and assistive listening systems.
LUs: 5.0 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with accessibility principles and compliance
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 12/16/2024
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