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Comparison: 2010 and 1991 ADA Standards for Accessible Design - Scoping Requirements

This document on scoping requirements and its companion document on technical requirements were created as references to understand the differences between the 1991 and the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. The documents only include sections of the Standards that are new or different.

These documents are intended as informal guidance; they have not been reviewed by any federal agencies.

212 Kitchens, Kitchenettes, and Sinks

1991 Standards for Accessible Design

2010 Standards for Accessible Design

What’s New/Different


212.2 Kitchens and Kitchenettes. Kitchens and kitchenettes shall comply with 804.



212.3 Sinks. Where sinks are provided, at least 5 percent, but no fewer than one, of each type provided in each accessible room or space shall comply with 606.

New. Minimum number of sinks required when provided.


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