ATTACHMENT J

 

 

Existing Facilities

 

Please Note: Paragraph 50 of the Settlement Agreement requires that within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County provide signage as necessary to comply with 28 C.F.R. § 35.163(b), after having surveyed all facilities that are the subject of this Agreement for the purpose of identifying those that have multiple entrances of which not all are accessible.

 

In order to ensure that each of the County's programs, services, and activities operating at a facility that is the subject of this Agreement, when viewed in its entirety, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with mobility impairments, the County will take the following actions:

 

A.        Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the County Courthouse:

 

1.         Throughout the building, many of the common use areas lack visual alarms even though are audible alarms are provided.  Provide visual alarm devices in toilet rooms and any other general usage areas (e.g., meeting rooms), hallways, lobbies, and any other area for common use.  Such devices shall be integrated into the facility alarm system and shall meet the requirements of the Standards for lamp type, color, pulse duration, intensity, and flash rate.  Visual alarm appliances shall be placed 80 inches above the highest floor level within the space or 6 inches below the ceiling, whichever is lower.  Visual alarm appliances shall be located such that no place in any room or space, including common corridors or hallways, required to have a visual alarm appliance shall be more than 50 feet from the signal.  In large rooms and spaces exceeding 100 feet across, without obstructions 6 feet above the finished floor, devices may be placed around the perimeter, spaced a maximum of 100 feet apart, in lieu of suspending appliances from the ceiling.  Standards § 4.28.3.

 

2.         Although 3 parking spaces are reserved for persons with disabilities, none has vertical signage, adequate access aisles, or clear pavement markings.  On the shortest accessible route to the accessible entrance, provide van accessible space and three standard space designated as reserved for people with disabilities.  Standard accessible spaces shall be a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 60 inches wide.  Van accessible spaces shall be a minimum of 96 inches wide and served by access aisles at least 96 inches wide.  All spaces designated as reserved for people with disabilities shall have vertical signs with the International Symbol of Accessibility


 

located such that they cannot be obstructed by parked vehicles.  Van accessible spaces shall have an additional "Van-Accessible" sign located below the International Symbol of Accessibility.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(5), 4.6, 4.30.7(1).

 

3.         There are no directional signs present at the inaccessible entrances directing persons with disabilities to the accessible entrance.  Provide accessible, directional signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at inaccessible entrances directing users to the accessible entrance, and provide accessible signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at all permanent accessible entrances.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(8)(d), 4.13, 4.30.

 

4.         Designated accessible entrance.  (Existing element; program access standard applies)

 

 

a. The ramp, as currently configured, is not accessible to persons with disabilities.  Provide at least one accessible route within the boundary of the site into the facility that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public.  The accessible route must have a minimum clear width of 36 inches, or a minimum clear width of 42 inches if there is a turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches wide; have passing spaces at least 60 inches by 60 inches at least every 200 feet; have a minimum clear headroom of 80 inches; have a surface that is firm, stable, and slip resistant; have, in the absence of a curb ramp, ramp, elevator, or platform lift, no level changes in excess of inch vertically; and have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%).  Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

 

b. The "walkway" inside this entrance has a slope greater than 1:20 and is, therefore, considered a ramp.  Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 1:12 and a cross slope not exceeding 1:50; with level landings at least as wide as the ramp and 60 inches long at the top and bottom of the ramp; and with edge protection at least 2 inches high at the drop off sides.  Ensure that the ramp and approaches are designed so that water will not accumulate on walking surfaces.  Standards §§ 4.3.8, 4.8.

 

c. The door has a 4-1/2 inch maneuvering clearance on the latch/push side, with a forward approach.  On the push side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 48 inches deep and provide a minimum of 12 inches of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door, or remove the closer or the latch.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

d. The door has knob hardware.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.

 

5.         Office of the Prosecuting Attorney:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The doors have knob hardware.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.

 

c.            The top of the service counter located inside the entrance is 49 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

d.            The doors to Interview Rooms #1 and #2 used by the Child Support Section and the door to the Bad Check Department each have clear opening widths of 30 inches.  Provide a door with a clear opening of 32 inches with the door open 90 degrees, measured between the face of the door and the opposite stop.  Standards § 4.13.5, Fig. 24.

 

6.            Office of the Public Advocate:

 

a. The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b. There is a 3/4 inch change in level at the threshold to the door and the pressure required to open the door is 14 pounds.  Provide a door with a threshold no greater than inch, or between inch and inch and beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards §§ 4.13.11(2)(b), 4.13.8, 4.5.2.

 

c. The door has a 3 inch maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

7.            Office of the Public Administrator:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The pressure required to open the door is 10 pounds and the door has knob hardware.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.

 

c.            The door has an 8-inch maneuvering clearance on the latch/push side and the maneuvering clearance on the pull side is obstructed.  On the push side of the door, provide a clear maneuvering space at least 54 inches wide, measured from the latch side, and at least 42 inches deep.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(b).  On the pull side of the door, provide a path of travel at least 60 inches wide when the approach is a side approach from the hinge side and there is a minimum of 36 inches to the latch side of the door, OR provide a path of travel between 54 inches and 59 inches wide when the approach is a side approach from the hinge side and there is a minimum of 42 inches to the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(b).

 

d. The top of the service counter is 49 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

8.         The basement drinking fountain is not configured to be accessible to persons who use wheelchairs or to those who have difficulty bending or stooping.  For each accessible drinking fountain, provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping.  This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser, or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people.  Standards § 4.1.3(10)(a).   

 

9.            Division II Courtroom:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The door has knob hardware.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.

 

c.            No assistive listening system is available.  Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system serving the fixed seating.  Ensure that the seating served by the system is located within a 50 foot viewing distance of the stage or playing area and has a complete view of the stage or playing area.  Provide a minimum of 2 receivers for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability.  Standards §§ 4.30, 4.33.

 

10.            Division III Clerk's Office:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The door has knob hardware, the pressure required to open the door is 17 pounds, and the door has a clear opening width of 28 inches.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.    Provide a door with a clear opening of 32 inches with the door open 90 degrees, measured between the face of the door and the opposite stop.  Standards § § 4.13.9, 4.13.5, Fig. 24.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

c.            The door has a 4-inch wide maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side and a 4-inch wide maneuvering clearance on the latch/push side, both with a front approach.  On the pull side of the door, provide a path of travel at least 60 inches wide when the approach is a side approach from the hinge side and there is a minimum of 36 inches to the latch side of the door, OR provide a path of travel between 54 inches and 59 inches wide when the approach is a side approach from the hinge side and there is a minimum of 42 inches to the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(b).

 

d.            The top of the service counter is 40 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

 

 

 

11.            County Collector's Office:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The doors have knob hardware and the pressure required to open the door is 9 pounds.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

c.            The door has a 3 inch maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side and a 2 inch maneuvering clearance on the push side.  On the pull side of the door, provide a path of travel at least 60 inches wide when the approach is a side approach from the hinge side and there is a minimum of 36 inches to the latch side of the door, OR provide a path of travel between 54 inches and 59 inches wide when the approach is a side approach from the hinge side and there is a minimum of 42 inches to the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(b).  On the push side of the door, provide a clear maneuvering space at least 54 inches wide, measured from the latch side, and at least 42 inches deep.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(b).

 

d.            The top of the service counter is 43 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

12.            In the first floor public women's toilet room with stalls:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.   Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

b.            The door has a clear opening width of 29 inches and the pressure required to open the door is more 15 pounds.  Provide a door with a clear opening of 32 inches with the door open 90 degrees, measured between the face of the door and the opposite stop.  Standards § 4.13.5, Fig. 24.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

c.            The door has a 7 inch maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

d.            The mirror is not accessible.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

 

e. The lavatory hot water and drain pipes are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide hot water and drain pipes that are insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact.  Standards § 4.19.4.

 

f. The paper towel dispenser is mounted at 51 inches above the finished floor and requires a forward approach.  Provide a paper towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, Fig. 4.

 

g. The toilet stall for persons with disabilities does not have any grab bars and the flush control is on the closed side.  Provide a rear grab bar that is at least 36 inches in overall length, with the closer end no more than 6 inches from the side wall, and a side grab bar that is at least 40 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 54 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall.  Ensure that the grab bars are mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser or a toilet paper dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.16.5, 4.17.2, 4.27.4.

 

13.       The drinking fountain on the first floor is not accessible to persons using wheelchairs. Provide at least one (*or number equal to 50% of fountains) drinking fountain with a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet; and a spout located at the front of the unit that directs the water flow in a trajectory that is nearly parallel to the front of the unit and is positioned so the flow of water is within 3 inches of the front edge of the fountain and at least 4 inches high.  Ensure that fountain controls are operable with one hand, require 5 lbf or less to operate without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist; and are front mounted or side mounted near the front edge.  For each accessible drinking fountain, provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping.  This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser; or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people.  Standards §§ 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

 

14.       The highest operable part of the public telephone on first floor is 55 inches from the finished floor and there is no volume control.  Provide an accessible telephone with a clear floor space of at least 30 inches by 48 inches that allows either a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair such that bases, enclosures, and fixed seats do not impede approaches to the telephone; with the highest operable part of the telephone mounted no more than 48 inches above the floor for a front approach or no more than 54 inches above the floor for a side approach; that are hearing aid compatible and have a volume control mechanism; with telephone books, if provided, located between 15 and 48 inches above the finished floor for a front approach or between 9 and 54 inches above the finished floor for a side approach; and with a cord of at least 29 inches long from the telephone to the handset.  Standards § 4.31.

 

15.            County Recorder's office:

 

a. The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b. The door has knob hardware and the pressure required to open the door is 16 pounds.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

c. The top of the service counter is 45-1/2 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

16.            County Treasurer's office:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The door has knob hardware and the pressure required to open the door is 10 pounds.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

c.            The door has a 2 inch maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side, with a front approach.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

d. The top of the service counter is 42-1/2 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

17.            First floor public men's toilet room with stalls:

 

a.            The room sign is inaccessible.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

b.            The pressure required to open the door is 10 pounds.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

c.            The door and the framed opening inside the toilet room each have a clear opening width of 29 inches.  Provide a door with a clear opening of 32 inches with the door open 90 degrees, measured between the face of the door and the opposite stop.  Standards § 4.13.5, Fig. 24.

 

d.            The door has a 10-inch wide maneuvering clearance on the pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

e. The mirror is not accessible.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

 

f. The lavatory lacks required knee and toe clearances, has a clear floor space that is 45 wide and 36 inches deep, the bottom edge of the lavatory is 25-1/2 inches above the finished floor, and the hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31; hot water and drain pipes covered or otherwise configured to protect against contact; clear floor space at least 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep centered on the lavatory; and a faucet that can be operated with 5 pounds of force or less and can be used with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist (lever-operated, push-type, and electronically controlled mechanisms are examples of acceptable designs).  Standards §§ 4.19.2, 4.19.3, 4.19.4, 4.19.5, 4.27.4, Figs. 31, 32.

 

g. The paper towel dispenser is mounted at 53 inches above the finished floor and requires a forward approach.  Provide a paper towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, Fig. 4.Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, Fig. 4.

 

h. The stall for persons with disabilities has no grab bars, and it is less than 60 inches wide.  Provide a "standard" accessible toilet stall at least 60 inches wide and at least 59 inches deep (or at least 56 inches deep with a wall-mounted toilet) such that all of the stall's elements, including stall door, stall door hardware, water closet, size and arrangement, toe clearances, grab bars, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards.  Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.26, 4.27, Fig. 30.

 

i. The coat hook is not accessible.  Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

j. There is no accessible urinal.  Provide a urinal with an elongated rim mounted 17 inches or less above the finished floor, a clear floor space of at least 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep centered on the urinal, and a flush control height of 44 inches or less above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.18.2, 4.18.3, 4.18.4.

 

18.            State Appellate Court (entrance only),

 

a. The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b. The door has knob hardware.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.

 

19.            County Assessor's office:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The door has a 6 inch maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

c. The top of the service counter is 43-1/2 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

20.            County Clerk's office:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The door has knob hardware and the pressure required to open the door is 10 pounds.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

c.            The top of the service counter located inside the entrance is 39-1/2 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

21.            County Commission Meeting Room:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The doors have knob hardware.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.

 

c.            The door has a 16-inch wide maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

d. There is no assistive listening system is available.  Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system serving the fixed seating.  Ensure that the seating served by the system is located within a 50 foot viewing distance of the stage or playing area and has a complete view of the stage or playing area.  Provide a minimum of 2 receivers for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability.  Standards §§ 4.30, 4.33.

 

22.       The drinking fountain on the second floor is not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.  Provide at least one (*or number equal to 50% of fountains) drinking fountain with a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet; and a spout located at the front of the unit that directs the water flow in a trajectory that is nearly parallel to the front of the unit and is positioned so the flow of water is within 3 inches of the front edge of the fountain and at least 4 inches high.  Ensure that fountain controls are operable with one hand, require 5 lbf or less to operate without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist; and are front mounted or side mounted near the front edge.  For each accessible drinking fountain, provide a drinking fountain that is accessible to people who have difficulty bending or stooping.  This can be accommodated by the use of a "hi-lo" fountain; by providing one fountain accessible to those who use wheelchairs and one fountain at a standard height convenient for those who have difficulty bending; by providing a fountain accessible to people who use wheelchairs and a cup dispenser; or by such other means as would achieve the required accessibility for each group of people.  Standards §§ 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

 

23.       Division I Clerk's Office:

 

a.            The room number sign is painted on the door.  Provide permanent room number signage with upper case, sans serif or simple serif type letters and numerals, meeting the requirements of the Standards for character height, raised characters, finish and contrast, accompanied by Grade 2 Braille; mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door or on the nearest adjacent wall at a height of 60 inches above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign; and located so that a person may approach within 3 inches of the signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.  Standards §§ 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6.

 

b.            The door has knob hardware.  Provide a door with hardware that is easy to grasp with one hand and that does not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.  Lever-operated mechanisms, push-type mechanisms, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs.  Standards § 4.13.9.

 

c.            The door has a 1-inch wide maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

d.            The top of the service counter is 40 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

24.            In the third floor public men's toilet room with stalls:

 

a.            The room sign is inaccessible.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

b.            The pressure required to open the door is 9 pounds and the door has a clear opening width of 28 inches.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).  Provide a door with a clear opening of 32 inches with the door open 90 degrees, measured between the face of the door and the opposite stop.  Standards § 4.13.5, Fig. 24.

 

c.            The door has a 14-inch wide maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

d.            The mirror is inaccessible.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

 

e.            The lavatory lacks adequate knee and toe clearance, its bottom edge is 24-1/2 inches above the finished floor, the faucet handles are twist-type, and the hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31; hot water and drain pipes covered or otherwise configured to protect against contact; clear floor space at least 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep centered on the lavatory; and a faucet that can be operated with 5 pounds of force or less and can be used with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist (lever-operated, push-type, and electronically controlled mechanisms are examples of acceptable designs).  Standards §§ 4.19.2, 4.19.3, 4.19.4, 4.19.5, 4.27.4, Figs. 31, 32.

 

f.            The paper towel dispenser is broken and the paper towels are placed such that they cannot be reached by a person using a wheelchair.  Provide a paper towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, Fig. 4.

 

g.            The toilet stall for persons with disabilities has no grab bars, the stall is less than 60 inches wide, and the toilet paper dispenser is located 38 inches from the rear wall.  Provide a "standard" accessible toilet stall at least 60 inches wide and at least 59 inches deep (or at least 56 inches deep with a wall-mounted toilet) such that all of the stall's elements, including stall door, stall door hardware, water closet, size and arrangement, toe clearances, grab bars, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards.  Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.26, 4.27, Fig. 30.

 

h.            The coat hook in the toilet stall for persons with disabilities is not accessible.  Provide a coat hook at a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.25.2, 4.25.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

i.            There is no accessible urinal.  Provide a urinal with an elongated rim mounted 17 inches or less above the finished floor, a clear floor space of at least 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep centered on the urinal, and a flush control height of 44 inches or less above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.18.2, 4.18.3, 4.18.4.

 

25.            Third floor public women's toilet room with stalls:

 

a.            The room sign is inaccessible.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

 

b.            The door has a 10 inch maneuvering clearance on the latch/pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

 

c.            The mirror is not accessible.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

 

d.            The lavatory lacks adequate knee and toe clearance, its bottom edge is 25-1/2 inches above the finished floor, the faucet handles are twist-type, and the hot water and drain pipes beneath the lavatory are not insulated or configured to protect against contact.  Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31; hot water and drain pipes covered or otherwise configured to protect against contact; clear floor space at least 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep centered on the lavatory; and a faucet that can be operated with 5 pounds of force or less and can be used with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist (lever-operated, push-type, and electronically controlled mechanisms are examples of acceptable designs).  Standards §§ 4.19.2, 4.19.3, 4.19.4, 4.19.5, 4.27.4, Figs. 31, 32.

 

e. The paper towel dispenser is mounted 49 inches from the finished floor and the clear floor space in front of it is blocked by a table.  Provide and maintain a paper towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6, Fig. 4.

 

f. There is no accessible toilet stall.  Provide a "standard" accessible toilet stall at least 60 inches wide and at least 59 inches deep (or at least 56 inches deep with a wall-mounted toilet) such that all of the stall's elements, including stall door, stall door hardware, water closet, size and arrangement, toe clearances, grab bars, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards.  Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.26, 4.27, Fig. 30.

 

26.       The top of the service counter at the Division II Clerk's office is 43 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 7.2(1), 4.3.

 

27.       In the Division I Courtroom, no assistive listening system is available.  Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system serving the fixed seating.  Ensure that the seating served by the system is located within a 50 foot viewing distance of the stage or playing area and has a complete view of the stage or playing area.  Provide a minimum of 2 receivers for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability.  Standards §§ 4.30, 4.33.

 

28.            Division II Courtroom.

 

a.            The pressure required to open the door is 10 pounds.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

b.            No assistive listening system is available.  Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system serving the fixed seating.  Ensure that the seating served by the system is located within a 50 foot viewing distance of the stage or playing area and has a complete view of the stage or playing area.  Provide a minimum of 2 receivers for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability.  Standards §§ 4.30, 4.33.

 

B.         The current Juvenile Center is inaccessible.  The County represents that it intends to either build a new Juvenile Center or renovate an existing building to serve as its Juvenile Center.  Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will submit complete design and construction documentation, including construction drawings, project manuals, and addenda for the construction of the new Juvenile Center to the Department.  The Department will review the documentation for conformity to the ADA Standards for Accessibility Design, and the County will correct any and all non-compliant elements indicated in the construction documents prior to the start of construction and will build in compliance with the Department-approved designs.