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2012 Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS) Pocket Guide

Note: This document or portion of document references a state or local code that aligns with the 2010 ADA Standards requirements.

226 Dining Surfaces and Work Surfaces

226.1 General.

Where dining surfaces are provided for the consumption of food or drink, at least 5 percent of the seating spaces and standing spaces at the dining surfaces shall comply with 902. In addition, where work surfaces are provided for use by other than employees, at least 5 percent shall comply with 902.


1. Sales counters and service counters shall not be required to comply with 902.

2. Check writing surfaces provided at check-out aisles not required to comply with 904.3 shall not be required to comply with 902.

Advisory 226.1 General. In facilities covered by the ADA, this requirement does not apply to work surfaces used only by employees. However, employers should consider work surfaces that are flexible and permit installation at variable heights and clearances.

226.2 Dispersion.

Dining surfaces and work surfaces required to comply with 902 shall be dispersed throughout the space or facility containing dining surfaces and work surfaces.


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