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roger miller

Temporay Concert Accessibility

Possible Solution or Design Idea

I'm working with an organization that puts on concert events at a rodeo / fairground facility. They have permanent seating...

June 09, 2020 at 9:06AM

By roger miller - 1 views, 0 replies

James L. Terry

Re: SCOTT JOHNSON v. STARBUCKS CORPORATION - AMICUS BRIEF

General Comment or Question

Re: SCOTT JOHNSON v. STARBUCKS CORPORATION - AMICUS BRIEF / SCOTT JOHNSON v. STARBUCKS CORPORATION - AMICUS BRIEF

I think it's interesting to notice that his amicus is responding to a specific request from the court about a specific...

January 26, 2020 at 8:01PM

By James L. Terry - 3 views, 0 replies

JAY T. GILLESPIE

Re: 405 Ramps

General Comment or Question

Re: 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design Pocket Guide / 405 Ramps

Gentlemen/Ladies: While the code requires a 60"x 60" clear landing, does it have to be square? Please see attached and...

August 22, 2019 at 5:08AM

By JAY T. GILLESPIE - 10 views, 1 replies

James L. Terry

Non-Positive Shut-off

General Comment or Question

Re: 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design Pocket Guide / 607.6 Shower Spray Unit and Water

People are always asking what the term non-positive shut-off means.  It's not well-documented but I believe that it refers...

August 13, 2019 at 7:08PM

By James L. Terry - 5 views, 0 replies

Ask a  CASp

When is a Curb Ramp a Ramp?

General Comment or Question

When is a Curb Ramp a Ramp?  We’ve had several instances where an independent CASp, a Building Inspector, a Building Plan...

August 02, 2019 at 4:08AM

By Ask a CASp - 48 views, 2 replies

James L. Terry

Re: 404.2.4.3 Recessed Doors and Gates

General Comment or Question

Re: 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design Pocket Guide / 404.2.4.3 Recessed Doors and Gates

Notice that the text does not match the figure for a push approach door.  This may be an error in the Standards, but since...

July 01, 2019 at 4:07PM

By James L. Terry - 11 views, 0 replies

Steven R. Jones

Re: Steven Jones

Possible Solution or Design Idea

Re: Steven Jones

Do not design to the limits of the ADA Standards.  Stay in the ranges of compliance. Think about accessibility early in...

July 01, 2019 at 8:07AM

By Steven R. Jones - 1 views, 0 replies

Anonymous user

Re: Husky 24" Line Generator Digital Laser Level

General Comment or Question

Re: Husky 24" Line Generator Digital Laser Level

See Bill Hecker, AIA, Kirola vs City and County of San Francisco, Expert for DOJ, testimony with regards to Laser level...

May 17, 2019 at 11:05AM

By Anonymous - 16 views, 0 replies

Dennis Hytinen

Lowered section for bar

General Comment or Question

Can anyone show me where a folding lower section of the bar counter can't be used as long as it meets the other...

April 25, 2019 at 5:04AM

By Dennis Hytinen - 7 views, 0 replies

Ask a  CASp

Service Counters

General Comment or Question

The accessibility requirements for service counters allow for some level of creative design.  However, there may be times...

April 03, 2019 at 10:04AM

By Ask a CASp - 50 views, 4 replies

David J. Carlson

Stair widths

General Comment or Question

There seem to be sections in CBC Chapter 10 that contradict each other regarding stair widths. Section 1009.3 states that...

March 20, 2019 at 11:03AM

By David J. Carlson - 8 views, 1 replies

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Lavatories Adjacent to Partitions

General Comment or Question

Interpretations?  Here’s another one!  A restroom lavatory.  Per 11B-606.2, we know that a clear space positioned for a...

March 19, 2019 at 1:03PM

By Ask a CASp - 35 views, 3 replies

James V. Vitale, AIA, LEED AP, CASp 007

Co-sharing of Accessible Parking access Aisles by adjacent elevator door allowed?

Professional Interpretation or Opinion

Given: multistory parking structure circa 1980 with limited head height for vans Issue: Can an elevator door open to...

March 10, 2019 at 10:03AM

By James V. Vitale, AIA, LEED AP, CASp 007 - 6 views, 1 replies