Attachment D: Program Access in Existing Facilities

 

1.             Within twelve months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will provide access to all programs and services provided at the County Magistrate's Offices by completing construction of two fully accessible District Justice Offices. The new offices will be centrally located within the County.

2.Within six months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will remove the following barriers to access at the Lancaster County "Old" Courthouse, located at 50 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA. As an alternative to each paragraph below, the County will develop a programmatic solution to ensure access to programs and services.

2.1.          Elevator

2.1.a.       The elevator is inaccessible because the hallway lanterns provide only visual signals upon arrival. Provide hall lanterns at each hoistway entrance that emit a visible and audible signal indicating which car is answering a call. Ensure that audible signals sound once for the up direction and twice for the down direction or have verbal annunciators that say "up" or "down;" and that visible signals are mounted so that their centerline is at least 72 inches above the lobby floor, they are at least 2½ inches in the smallest dimension, and they are visible from the vicinity of the hall call button. Lanterns located in cars, visible from the vicinity of hall call buttons, and conforming to the above requirements, are acceptable. Standards § 4.10.4, Fig. 20.

2.1.b.      The elevator is inaccessible because the hoistway signage does not have raised and Braille characters. Provide signage at hoistway entrances with raised and Braille floor designations on both jambs such that the centerline of the characters is 60 inches above the finished floor and the characters are 2 inches high. Standards § 4.10.5, Fig. 20.

2.1.c.       The elevator is inaccessible because the main entry floor call button is not designated by a raised star. Provide car control buttons that are at least ¾ inch in their smallest dimension and are raised or flush and that are designated by Braille and by raised standard alphabet characters for letters, arabic characters for numerals, or standard symbols. Ensure that the call button for the main entry floor is designated by a raised star at the left of the floor designation; that all raised designations for control buttons are placed immediately to the left of the buttons to which they apply; that floor buttons are provided with visual indicators to show when each call is registered and are extinguished when each call is answered; that all floor buttons are no higher than 54 inches above the finished floor for a side approach and no more than 48 inches above the finished floor for a front approach; and that emergency controls, including the emergency alarm and emergency stop, are grouped at the bottom of the panel and have their centerlines no less than 35 inches above the finished floor. Standards § 4.10.12, Fig. 23.

2.1.d.       The elevator is inaccessible because, although emergency communications are provided, the system is not designated by raised letters and does not work without voice communication. Provide a two-way communication system such that it does not require voice communication, the highest operable part is a maximum of 48 inches above the finished floor of the car, and it is identified by a raised symbol and lettering located adjacent to the device. If the system uses a handset, ensure that the length of the cord from the panel to the handset is at least 29 inches. If the system is located in a closed compartment, ensure that the compartment door hardware operates without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist. Standards § 4.10.14.

2.2.          Ground Floor Ramp to the Archives. We were unable to inspect the ramp to the Archives as it was out for repairs. Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 8.33% and a cross slope not exceeding 2%; 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. Provide handrails that are between 1¼ inches and 1½ inches in diameter with a continuous gripping surface along both sides of the ramp, extending at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp parallel with the ground surface. Ensure that handrails are mounted between 34 inches and 38 inches above the ramp surface and 1½ inches from the wall, with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post, and that they do not rotate within their fittings. Ensure that the ramp and approaches are designed so that water will not accumulate on walking surfaces. Standards §§ 4.3.8, 4.8.

2.3.          Ground Floor Credit Union

2.3.a.       The entrance door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. 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.

2.3.b.       The service counter at the Credit Union is inaccessible because it is 40 inches high. 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, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

2.4.          Ground Floor Land Records Office

2.4.a.       The entrance door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 7 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

2.4.b.       The entrance door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. 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.

2.4.c.       The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 12 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.4.d.       The sign-in counter is inaccessible because it is 40½ inches high and 30¼ inches wide. 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, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

2.4.e.       No accessible coat hook or rack has been provided. 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.

2.4.f.        The five service counters are inaccessible because they are 40 to 43 inches high. Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of each counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

2.5.          Ground Floor Estate Records Office

2.5.a.       The entrance door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 7 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

2.5.b.       The entrance door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. 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.

2.5.c.       The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 13 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.5.d.       The service counter is inaccessible because it is 40½ inches high and 30¼ inches wide. 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, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

2.5.e.       No accessible coat hook or rack has been provided. 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.

2.5.f.        The six counters are inaccessible because five are 40 inches high and one is 42 inches high. Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of each counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

2.6.          Ground Floor Drinking Fountain. The drinking fountain protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. Provide a circulation path at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards § 4.4.

2.7.          Ground Floor Toilet Rooms. These toilet rooms were not surveyed. Provide an accessible toilet room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, stall size and arrangement, stall door, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.17, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Fig. 30.

2.8.          First Floor Juvenile Probation and Parole

2.8.a.       The entrance door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. 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.

2.8.b.       The entrance door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 15 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

2.8.c.       The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 5 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.8.d.       The service counter is inaccessible because it is 38 inches high. 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, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

2.8.e.       No accessible coat hook or rack has been provided. 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.

2.8.f.        The entrance door to the conference room is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. 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.

2.9.          First Floor Men's Toilet Room

2.9.a.       The toilet room sign is mounted on the door with the centerline at 72 inches high, and the sign does not have raised or Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

2.9.b.       The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 2 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.9.c.       The route within the men's toilet room is inaccessible because the floor drain creates a cross slope greater than 2%. 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 ½ inch vertically; have no level changes in excess of ¼ inch unless they are beveled with a slope no greater than 50%; and have a running slope of less than 5% (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 2%. Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

2.9.d.       The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

2.9.e.       The lavatory is inaccessible because the pressure to operate the faucet is 10 pounds. Provide a lavatory with 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 §§ 4.19.5, 4.27.4.

2.9.f.        There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

2.9.g.       The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 22½ inches high and the flush control is 51 inches high. 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.

2.10.        First Floor Women's Toilet Room

2.10.a.     The entrance door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 7 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

2.10.b.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 5 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.10.c.     The toilet room sign is mounted on the door with the centerline at 72 inches high, and the sign does not have raised or Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

2.10.d.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

2.10.e.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the pressure to operate the faucet is 10 pounds. Provide a lavatory with 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 §§ 4.19.5, 4.27.4.

2.10.f.      The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because the controls are mounted at 55 inches above the finished floor. Provide a sanitary napkin 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.

2.10.g.     The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because the mechanical controls require twisting of the wrist to operate. Provide a sanitary napkin dispenser with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 pounds of force or less and that 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 § 4.27.4.

2.10.h.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

2.11.        First Floor Drinking Fountain

2.11.a.     The drinking fountain has a spout that is 42 inches above the finished floor. Provide a fountain that has a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet, and that otherwise complies with the Standards, or provide a cup dispenser within accessible reach ranges. Standards §§ 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

2.11.b.     The wall-mounted drinking fountain is inaccessible because there is no knee clearance. Provide a drinking fountain with clear knee space between the bottom of the apron and the finished floor or ground of at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 17 to 19 inches deep; and a minimum clear floor space of 30 inches by 48 inches to allow a person in a wheelchair to approach the unit facing forward. Standards § 4.15.5(1), Figs. 27(a), (b).

2.12.        Second Floor Bail Administrator/Public Defender Apps/Protections from Abuse

2.12.a.     The pull side of the door to the entrance, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 8 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.12.b.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 5½ inches of width on the latch 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).

2.12.c.     The service counter is inaccessible because it is 37½ inches high. 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, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

2.13.        Second Floor Courtroom A

2.13.a.     The double doors to Courtroom A are inaccessible because each leaf has an opening width of 29 inches and requires 9 pounds of force to open. Provide a door at this location that has at least one active leaf with a clear opening at least 32 inches wide when measured from the face of the door to the middle edge of the other door when one door is opened 90 degrees and that has hardware usable with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist OR provide an automatic door opener that opens both doors simultaneously. Where no automatic opener is provided, door hardware may be lever-operated, push-type, or a U-shaped handle. Unless an automatic door operator is provided, there must be clear and level maneuvering clearances at the pull side and the push side of the active leaf as indicated in Fig. 25. The doors' threshold must be ¾ inch or less in height and, if it is greater than ¼ inch in height, beveled with a slope of no greater than 50%. If a door closer is provided, it must be set so that the sweep period of the active leaf will, from an open position of 70 degrees, take 3 seconds to move to a point 3 inches from the latch, measured to the leading edge of the door. The active leaf must not take more than 5 pounds of force to open or close. Standards §§ 4.1.6(3)(d)(ii), 4.13, Figs. 24, 25.

2.13.b.     Courtroom A is inaccessible to persons with hearing disabilities because, although it has fixed seats and accommodates at least 50 persons, there are no assistive listening systems for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system (ALS) or a portable ALS with an adequate number of electrical outlets or other supplementary wiring necessary to support a portable assistive listening system. Also provide receivers equal in number to 4% of the total number of seats (or a minimum of 2) for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability. 28 C.F.R. § 35.160, Standards §§ 4.1.3(19)(b), 4.30, 4.33.

2.13.c.     Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there are no visual alarms provided in Courtroom A. 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.

2.14.        Second Floor Jury Check-in Room

2.14.a.     Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there is no visual alarm in the Jury Check-in Room. 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.

2.15.        Second Floor Ramp between Jury Check-in Room and New Courthouse. The ramp is inaccessible because the edge protection is not adequate, there is a handrail only on one side, the height of the handrail is 29½ to 32 inches, the middle landing is 60 inches by 42 inches, and the upper ramp segment has a slope of 8.7%. Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 8.33% and a cross slope not exceeding 2%; with level landings at least as wide as the ramp and 60 inches long at the top and bottom of the ramp; with level landings measuring at least 60 inches by 60 inches when the ramp changes direction; and edge protection that is at least 2 inches high at the drop off sides. Provide handrails that are between 1¼ inches and 1½ inches in diameter such that the inside handrail is continuous and both handrails have a continuous gripping surface along both sides of the ramp extending at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp parallel with the ground surface; the handrails do not rotate within their fittings; and both handrails are mounted between 34 inches and 38 inches above the ramp surface and 1½ inches from the wall, with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post. Ensure that the ramp and approaches are designed so that water will not accumulate on walking surfaces. Standards §§ 4.3.8, 4.8.

2.16.        Second Floor Jury Lounge-Courtroom A

2.16.a.     No accessible coat hook or rack has been provided. 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.

2.16.b.     Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there is no visual alarm in the Jury Lounge. 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.

2.17.        Second Floor Door from Hallway

2.17.a.     The door is inaccessible because knob hardware is used. 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.

2.17.b.     The door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 9 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

2.18.        Second Floor Door from Lounge into Courtroom

2.18.a.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 37 inches of clear space on the latch side. On the pull side of the door, provide a path of travel at least 48 inches wide for a side approach and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25.

2.18.b.     The push side of the door, which has both a closer and a latch and which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 8 inches of maneuvering width on the latch side and 42 inches of depth. 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).

2.19.        Second Floor Men's Toilet Room

2.19.a.     The route to the men's toilet room is inaccessible because it is only 28 inches wide. Provide an accessible route with a minimum clear width of 36 inches, except at doors, where the width may decrease to 32 inches. Standards §§ 4.3.3, 4.13.5.

2.19.b.     The toilet room sign is mounted on the door with the centerline at 72 inches high, and the sign does not have raised or Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

2.19.c.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 2 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.19.d.     The route within the men's toilet room is inaccessible because the floor drain creates a cross slope greater than 2%. 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 ½ inch vertically; have no level changes in excess of ¼ inch unless they are beveled with a slope no greater than 50%; and have a running slope of less than 5% (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 2%. Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

2.19.e.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

2.19.f.      The lavatory is inaccessible because the pressure to operate the faucet is 10 pounds. Provide a lavatory with 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 §§ 4.19.5, 4.27.4.

2.19.g.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

2.19.h.     The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 22½ inches high and the flush control is 51 inches high. 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.

2.20.        Second Floor Women's Toilet Room

2.20.a.     The route to the women's toilet room is inaccessible because it is only 28 inches wide. Provide an accessible route with a minimum clear width of 36 inches, except at doors, where the width may decrease to 32 inches. Standards §§ 4.3.3, 4.13.5.

2.20.b.     The entrance door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 7 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

2.20.c.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 5 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.20.d.     The toilet room sign is mounted on the door with the centerline at 72 inches high, and the sign does not have raised or Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

2.20.e.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

2.20.f.      The lavatory is inaccessible because the pressure to operate the faucet is 10 pounds. Provide a lavatory with 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 §§ 4.19.5, 4.27.4.

2.20.g.     The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because the controls are mounted at 55 inches above the finished floor. Provide a sanitary napkin 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.

2.20.h.     The sanitary napkin dispenser is inaccessible because the mechanical controls require twisting of the wrist to operate. Provide a sanitary napkin dispenser with mechanical controls, if any, that can be operated with 5 lbf or less and that 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 § 4.27.4.

2.20.i.      There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

2.21.        Mezzanine Court Reporters Office

2.21.a.     The locked entrance door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 7 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

2.21.b.     The push side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach and which has both a closer and a latch, is inaccessible because it has only 2½ inches of clearance on the latch side. 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).

2.22.        Mezzanine Jury Waiting Room/Lounge (M-B)

2.22.a.     The entrance door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 6 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

2.22.b.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 48 inches of clear space on the latch 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).

2.22.c.     Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there is no visual alarm in the room, only a panic alarm. 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.

2.22.d.     No accessible coat hook or rack has been provided. 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.

2.23.        Mezzanine Women's Toilet Room

2.23.a.     The toilet room sign is mounted on the door with the centerline at 72½ inches high, and the sign does not have raised or Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

2.23.b.     The entrance door is inaccessible because 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).

2.23.c.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 4¾ inches of clearance on the latch 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).

2.23.d.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

2.23.e.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the pressure to operate the faucet is 6 pounds. Provide a lavatory with 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 §§ 4.19.5, 4.27.4.

2.23.f.      The paper towel dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. Provide a circulation path at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards § 4.4.

2.23.g.     No accessible coat hook has been provided. 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.

2.23.h.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

2.24.        Mezzanine Men's Toilet Room

2.24.a.      The toilet room sign is mounted on the door with the centerline at 72 inches high, and the sign does not have raised or Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

2.24.b.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 2 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.24.c.     The route within the men's toilet room is inaccessible because the floor drain creates a cross slope greater than 2%. 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 ½ inch vertically; have no level changes in excess of ¼ inch unless they are beveled with a slope no greater than 50%; and have a running slope of less than 5% (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 2%. Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

2.24.d.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

2.24.e.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the pressure to operate the faucet is 10 pounds. Provide a lavatory with 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 §§ 4.19.5, 4.27.4.

2.24.f.      There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

2.24.g.     The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 22½ inches high and the flush control is 51 inches high. 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.

2.25.        Third Floor Law Library

2.25.a.     The table with the computer is inaccessible because it is 25 inches high to the underside of the table. Provide a computer on a table or counter that has clear floor space that is 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep, knee clearance at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 19 inches deep, and a writing surface between 28 and 34 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.2.4.1, 4.32.

2.25.b.     The reading table is inaccessible because it is 23 inches high to the underside of the table. Provide a reading table or counter that has clear floor space that is 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep, knee clearance at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 19 inches deep, and a writing surface between 28 and 34 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.2.4.1, 4.32.

2.26.        Third Floor Library Entry Door

2.26.a.     The door is inaccessible because 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).

2.26.b.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 2 inches of width on the latch 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).

2.27.        Third Floor Drinking Fountain (Near Law Library)

2.27.a.      The drinking fountain has a spout that is 42 inches above the finished floor. Provide a fountain that has a spout height no higher than 36 inches, measured from the finished floor or ground surface to the spout outlet, and that otherwise complies with the Standards, or provide a cup dispenser within accessible reach ranges. Standards §§ 4.15, 4.27.4, Fig. 27.

2.27.b.     The wall-mounted drinking fountain is inaccessible because there is no knee space clearance. Provide a drinking fountain with clear knee space between the bottom of the apron and the finished floor or ground of at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 17 to 19 inches deep; and a minimum clear floor space of 30 inches by 48 inches to allow a person in a wheelchair to approach the unit facing forward. Standards § 4.15.5(1), Figs. 27(a), (b).

2.28.        Third Floor Women's Toilet Room

2.28.a.     The toilet room sign is mounted on the door, and the sign does not have raised or Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

2.28.b.     The entrance door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 11 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

2.28.c.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has less than 60 inches of clear depth. 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).

2.28.d.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

2.28.e.     The soap dispenser protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. Provide a circulation path at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards § 4.4.

2.28.f.      There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

2.29.        Third Floor Men's Toilet Room

2.29.a.     The toilet room sign is mounted on the door, and the sign does not have raised or Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

2.29.b.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has less than 60 inches of clear depth. 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).

2.29.c.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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

2.29.d.     The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 23½ inches high and the flush control is 53 inches high. 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.

2.29.e.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

3.             Within six months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will remove the following barriers to access at Lancaster County "New" Courthouse, located at 50 North Duke Street, Lancaster, PA. As an alternative to each paragraph below, the County will develop a programmatic solution to ensure access to program and services.

3.1.          Offices. The service counters throughout the facility are inaccessible because they are too high. 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, or provide an auxiliary counter with a maximum height of 36 inches in close proximity to the main counter, or provide equivalent facilitation. Equivalent facilitation may be provided in the form of a folding shelf attached to the main counter, an auxiliary table nearby, a clip board made available to the public, or other means. Standards §§ 7.2(2), 4.3.

3.2.          Holding Cells. Most of the holding cells and toilet rooms in secure areas throughout the facility have standard toilets and lavatories that are not accessible to persons with disabilities. For each one that is required to be accessible, provide an accessible cell such that all of the cell's elements, including door width, clear floor space, water closet, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror (if provided), controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Where only one cell serves a particular purpose, such as a cell serving a particular courtroom, it shall be accessible. Where multiple cells are grouped together and serve the same purpose, at least one cell shall be accessible. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.18, 4.19, 4.22, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Figs. 28, 29.

3.3.          Ground Floor Lobby. The route is inaccessible because there is an adequate headroom provided underneath the stairs. Provide an accessible route at this location with a minimum of 80 inches of clear head room throughout. If the vertical clearance is reduced to less than 80 inches at any point, provide a barrier. Standards §§ 4.1.3 (2), 4.4.2, Fig. 8(c-1).

3.4.          Elevator - North Bank

3.4.a.       The elevator is inaccessible because the centerline of the hall lanterns is 70½ inches. Provide hall lanterns at each hoistway entrance that emit a visible and audible signal indicating which car is answering a call. Ensure that audible signals sound once for the up direction and twice for the down direction or have verbal annunciators that say "up" or "down;" and that visible signals are mounted so that their centerline is at least 72 inches above the lobby floor, they are at least 2½ inches in the smallest dimension, and they are visible from the vicinity of the hall call button. Lanterns located in cars, visible from the vicinity of hall call buttons, and conforming to the above requirements, are acceptable. Standards § 4.10.4, Fig. 20.

3.4.b.       The elevator is inaccessible because the elevator doors stay fully open for only 2 seconds. Provide doors that open and close automatically with a reopening device that will stop and reopen the car door and hoistway door automatically if the door becomes obstructed by an object or person. Ensure that the device is capable of completing these operations without requiring contact for obstructions passing through the opening at heights of 5 inches and 29 inches above the finished floor; that door reopening devices remain effective for at least 20 seconds, after which the doors may close; that the minimum time from notification that a car is answering a call until the doors of that car start to close is 5 seconds; and that the minimum time for elevator doors to remain fully open in response to a car call is 3 seconds. Standards §§ 4.10.6, 4.10.7, 4.10.8, Figs. 20, 21.

3.4.c.       The elevator is inaccessible because the car is 58 inches wide. Provide an elevator with a cab that is a minimum of 51 inches deep from the back wall of the cab to the control panel and 54 inches deep from the back wall of the cab to the face of the door; that, if the doors are centered on the wall, is at least 80 inches wide and, if the doors are located to one side of the wall, is at least 68 inches wide. Ensure that the door opening is at least 36 inches wide, and that floor surfaces are firm, stable, and slip-resistant. Standards §§ 4.10.9, 4.10.10, Fig. 22.

3.4.d.       The elevator is inaccessible because the emergency control has no raised letters and requires voice communication. Provide a two-way communication system such that it does not require voice communication, the highest operable part is a maximum of 48 inches above the finished floor of the car, and it is identified by a raised symbol and lettering located adjacent to the device. If the system uses a handset, ensure that the length of the cord from the panel to the handset is at least 29 inches. If the system is located in a closed compartment, ensure that the compartment door hardware operates without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist. Standards § 4.10.14.

3.5.          Elevators - South Bank

3.5.a.       The elevator is inaccessible because the main entry floor button does not have a raised star and the highest button is 58 inches high. Provide car control buttons that are at least ¾ inch in their smallest dimension and are raised or flush and that are designated by Braille and by raised standard alphabet characters for letters, arabic characters for numerals, or standard symbols. Ensure that the call button for the main entry floor is designated by a raised star at the left of the floor designation; that all raised designations for control buttons are placed immediately to the left of the buttons to which they apply; that floor buttons are provided with visual indicators to show when each call is registered and are extinguished when each call is answered; that all floor buttons are no higher than 54 inches above the finished floor for a side approach and no more than 48 inches above the finished floor for a front approach; and that emergency controls, including the emergency alarm and emergency stop, are grouped at the bottom of the panel and have their centerlines no less than 35 inches above the finished floor. Standards § 4.10.12, Fig. 23.

3.5.b.       The elevator is inaccessible because, although emergency communications are provided, the emergency communication system is not designated by raised letters. Provide a two-way communication system such that it does not require voice communication, the highest operable part is a maximum of 48 inches above the finished floor of the car, and it is identified by a raised symbol and lettering located adjacent to the device. If the system uses a handset, ensure that the length of the cord from the panel to the handset is at least 29 inches. If the system is located in a closed compartment, ensure that the compartment door hardware operates without tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist. Standards § 4.10.14.

3.6.          First Floor Men's and Women's Toilet Rooms

3.6.a.       The toilet room sign has no signage on the latch side of the door, and no raised or Braille characters. Provide a toilet room sign with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

3.6.b.       There is no accessible stall provided. In each toilet room, 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.

3.6.c.       The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

3.6.d.       The shelf attached to the mirror in the ladies lounge area and the toilet paper dispensers in each toilet room protrude into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. Provide a circulation path at these locations such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards § 4.4.

3.6.e.       The urinal in the men's toilet room is inaccessible because the height to the rim of the urinal is 21 inches, and the urinal flush height is 51 inches. 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.

3.6.f.        Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet rooms. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet rooms. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

3.7.          Second Floor Register of Wills. The computer is inaccessible because it is located on a counter that is 42 inches high. Provide a computer on a table or counter that has clear floor space that is 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep, knee clearance at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 19 inches deep, and a writing surface between 28 and 34 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.2.4.1, 4.32.

3.8.          Second Floor Men's and Women's Toilet Rooms

3.8.a.       The toilet rooms have no signage on the latch side of the door, and the signs have no raised or Braille characters. Provide toilet room signs with raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

3.8.b.       There is no accessible stall provided. In each room, 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.

3.8.c.       The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

3.8.d.       The shelf attached to the mirror in the ladies lounge area and the toilet paper dispensers in each toilet room protrude into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. Provide a circulation path at these locations such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards § 4.4.

3.8.e.       The urinal is inaccessible because the rim of the urinal is 21 inches high, and the urinal flush height is 51 inches. 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.

3.8.f.        Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet rooms. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet rooms. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

3.9.          Drinking Fountains (East and West on Floors 2, 5 and 6). Although 2 fountains are provided on each floor, there is no accessible drinking fountain because the spouts are 43 inches high and the distance of the water flow from the front edge is 4 inches. On each floor with a drinking fountain, provide at least one 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, or provide a cup dispenser within accessible reach ranges. Ensure that fountain controls are operable with one hand, require 5 pounds of force or less to operate without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist; and are front mounted or side mounted near the front edge. Additionally, 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.

3.10.        Third Floor Chambers A Judge's Suite. The pull side of the door to the judge's suite, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 2 inches of maneuvering width on the latch side and a maneuvering depth of only 45 inches. 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).

3.11.        Third Floor Courtrooms 1 and 6

3.11.a.     The entrance door to both courtrooms is inaccessible because the pressure required to open each door is 15 pounds. Provide a door to each room that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

3.11.b.     The courtrooms are inaccessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing because, although they have fixed seats and accommodate at least 50 persons, there are no assistive listening systems for persons who are hard of hearing. Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system (ALS) or a portable ALS with an adequate number of electrical outlets or other supplementary wiring necessary to support a portable assistive listening system. Also provide receivers equal in number to 4% of the total number of seats (or a minimum of 2) for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability. 28 C.F.R. § 35.160, Standards §§ 4.1.3(19)(b), 4.30, 4.33.

3.11.c.     The ramps to the courtroom wells are inaccessible because the landing at the top of the ramp is only 55 inches long, the slope of the ramps is 10.1% with a rise of 11 inches, the cross slope is as much as 2.5%, the handrails do not have extensions at the top and bottom, the diameter of the handrail is not between 1¼ and 1½ inches, and the ramp does not have adequate edge protection. Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 8.33% and a cross slope not exceeding 2%; with level landings at least as wide as the ramp and 60 inches long at the top and bottom of the ramp; with level landings measuring at least 60 inches by 60 inches when the ramp changes direction; and edge protection that is at least 2 inches high at the drop off sides. Provide handrails that are between 1¼ inches and 1½ inches in diameter such that the inside handrail is continuous and both handrails have a continuous gripping surface along both sides of the ramp extending at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp parallel with the ground surface; the handrails do not rotate within their fittings; and both handrails are mounted between 34 inches and 38 inches above the ramp surface and 1½ inches from the wall, with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post. Ensure that the ramp and approaches are designed so that water will not accumulate on walking surfaces. Standards §§ 4.3.8, 4.8.

3.11.d.     The rear door to the hallway and jury rooms is inaccessible because it has a clear opening width of 26 inches, the pressure required to open the door is 15 pounds, and the door takes 2 seconds to close. Provide a door to each room with a clear opening at least 32 inches wide when measured from the face of the door to the opposite stop when the door is opened 90 degrees and with hardware usable with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist. Lever-operated, push-type, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Unless an automatic door operator is provided, there must be clear and level maneuvering clearances at the pull side and the push side of the door as indicated in Fig. 25. The door's threshold must be ¾ inch or less in height and, if it is greater than ¼ inch in height, beveled with a slope of no greater than 50%. If a door closer is provided, it must be set so that the sweep period of the door will, from an open position of 70 degrees, take 3 seconds to move to a point 3 inches from the latch, measured to the leading edge of the door. The door must not take more than 5 pounds of force to open or close. Standards §§ 4.1.6(3)(d)(ii), 4.13, Fig. 25.

3.11.e.     The pull side of the back door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because there is only 39½ inches of maneuvering depth. On the pull side of the door, provide a path of travel at least 48 inches wide for a side approach and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25.

3.11.f.      The push side of the back door, which is accessed through a front approach and which has both a closer and a latch, is inaccessible because it has only 1¾ inches of maneuvering width on the latch side. 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).

3.11.g.     No accessible coat hook or rack has been provided. 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.

3.11.h.     The route to the coat rack is inaccessible because it is only 28 inches wide. Provide an accessible route to the coat rack with a minimum clear width of 36 inches, except at doors, where the width may decrease to 32 inches. Standards §§ 4.3.3, 4.13.5.

3.12.        Third Floor Courtrooms 2, 3, 4 and 5

3.12.a.     The double doors to Courtrooms 2, 3, 4 and 5 are inaccessible because each leaf is 28 inches wide and require 16 pounds of force to open. Provide a door at these locations that has at least one active leaf with a clear opening at least 32 inches clear opening width with the door open 90 degrees, measured between the face of the door and the opposite stop; that has either an automatic door operator or clear and level maneuvering clearance complies fully with Fig. 25; and that has a threshold not exceeding 3/4 inch in height and, if the threshold is greater than 1/4 inch in height, that the edge treatment of the threshold is beveled with a slope no greater than 50%. Ensure that all hardware and operating devices have shapes that are easy to grasp with one hand; do not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist; do not require more than 5 pounds of force to operate; and are mounted no higher than 48 inches above the finished floor. If the control must be operated to activated automatic door opener, such control shall be located on an accessible route and shall be accompanied by clear floor space that is 48 inches long by 30 inches wide. Standards §§ 4.1.3(7), 4.13, Figs. 24, 25.

3.12.b.     The entrance to each of these courtrooms is inaccessible because the vestibule clearance between the doors is 35 inches. Provide an accessible entrance to the courtrooms, such that the space between any two doors in a series is at least 48 inches plus the width of any door swinging into the space. Ensure that doors in series swing either in the same direction or away from the space between the doors. Standards § 4.13.7, Fig. 26.

3.12.c.     No accessible coat hook or rack has been provided in these courtrooms. 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.

3.12.d.     The door across from the witness stand in these courtrooms is inaccessible because there is no maneuvering space. Provide doors that comply with Fig. 25 of the Standards. Standards § 4.13, Fig. 25.

3.12.e.     The courtrooms are inaccessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing because there are no assistive listening systems provided. Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system (ALS) or a portable ALS with an adequate number of electrical outlets or other supplementary wiring necessary to support a portable assistive listening system. Also provide receivers equal in number to 4% of the total number of seats (or a minimum of 2) for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability. Standards §§ 4.30, 4.33.

3.13.        Third Floor Jury Rooms 1-6 Single User Women's and Men's Toilet Rooms

3.13.a.     The toilet room signs are not accessible because each sign is located on the door with the centerline of the sign at 72½ inches high and there is no raised or Braille characters or International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide a toilet room sign for each toilet room with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

3.13.b.     The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 25 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.

3.13.c.     The pull side of the door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 28 inches of clear space on the latch side. On the pull side of the door, provide a path of travel at least 48 inches wide for a side approach and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25.

3.13.d.     The push side of the door, which is accessed from the hinge side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 28 inches of maneuvering width and 37½ inches of maneuvering depth. 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).

3.13.e.     The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Figs. 28, 29.

3.14.        Third Floor Inaccessible Toilet Rooms. There is no signage at the inaccessible toilet rooms directing people with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms. Provide accessible directional signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at inaccessible toilet rooms indicating the location of the nearest accessible toilet room, and provide accessible signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at all accessible toilet rooms. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(3)(e)(iii), 4.30.1, 4.30.2, 4.30.3, 4.30.5, 4.30.7.

3.15.        Third Floor Designated Accessible Men's Toilet Room

3.15.a.     The toilet room does not have signage on the latch side of the door and the sign does not have raised or Braille characters or the International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

3.15.b.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

3.15.c.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

3.15.d.     The urinal is inaccessible because the rim of the urinal is 21 inches high, and the urinal flush height is 51 inches. 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.

3.15.e.     Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

3.16.        Third Floor Designated Accessible Women's Toilet Room

3.16.a.     The toilet room does not have signage on the latch side of the door and there is no raised or Braille characters or the International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

3.16.b.     The stall door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 31 inches. Provide a stall door with a clear opening at least 32 inches wide when measured from the face of the door to the opposite stop when the door is opened 90 degrees and with hardware usable with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist. Lever-operated, push-type, and U-shaped handles are acceptable designs. Standards §§ 4.13.5, 4.13.9.

3.16.c.     The grab bars at the toilet are inaccessible because they do not comply with the Standards. 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 1¼ and 1½ inches; with 1½ inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1½ inches between the grab bar and any object beside or below it and at least 18 inches between the grab bar and any object above it. Standards §§ 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Figs. 30, 39.

3.16.d.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

3.16.e.     No accessible coat hook has been provided. 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.

3.16.f.      Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

3.16.g.     The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline is 17 inches from the side wall. Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall. Standards § 4.16.2, Fig. 28.

3.17.        Third Floor Pay Phone. The telephone on the Third Floor is inaccessible because the highest operable part is 61 inches high 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 is hearing aid compatible and has 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; with a cord of at least 29 inches long from the telephone to the handset; and with signage that complies with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.31, 4.30.7(2).

3.18.        Third Floor Fire Extinguisher (Near Women's Toilet Room). The fire extinguisher protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. Provide a circulation path at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards § 4.4.

3.19.        Third Floor Drinking Fountain (Near Women's Toilet Room). The wall-mounted drinking fountain near the Women's Toilet Room is inaccessible because it does not provide knee space clearance. Provide a drinking fountain with clear knee space between the bottom of the apron and the finished floor or ground of at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 17 to 19 inches deep; and a minimum clear floor space of 30 inches by 48 inches to allow a person in a wheelchair to approach the unit facing forward. Standards § 4.15.5(1), Figs. 27(a), (b).

3.20.        Fourth Floor Courtrooms 7, 8, and 9

3.20.a.     The entrance is inaccessible because the vestibule clearance between the doors is 34 inches. Provide an accessible entrance to the courtrooms, such that the space between any two doors in series is at least 48 inches plus the width of any door swinging into the space. Ensure that doors in series swing either in the same direction or away from the space between the doors. Standards § 4.13.7, Fig. 26.

3.20.b.     The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf is 28 inches wide and requires 9 pounds of force to open. Provide a door at these locations that has at least one active leaf with a clear opening at least 32 inches wide when measured from the face of the door to the middle edge of the other door when one door is opened 90 degrees and that has hardware usable with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist OR provide an automatic door opener that opens both doors simultaneously. Where no automatic opener is provided, door hardware may be lever-operated, push-type, or a U-shaped handle. Unless an automatic door operator is provided, there must be clear and level maneuvering clearances at the pull side and the push side of the active leaf as indicated in Fig. 25. The doors' threshold must be ¾ inch or less in height and, if it is greater than ¼ inch in height, beveled with a slope of no greater than 50%. If a door closer is provided, it must be set so that the sweep period of the active leaf will, from an open position of 70 degrees, take 3 seconds to move to a point 3 inches from the latch, measured to the leading edge of the door. The active leaf must not take more than 5 pounds of force to open or close. Standards §§ 4.1.6(3)(d)(ii), 4.13, Figs. 24, 25.

3.20.c.     The attorney tables are inaccessible because the tables are 24 inches high to the bottom. Provide a table that has clear floor space that is 30 inches wide and 48 inches deep, knee clearance at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 19 inches deep, and a writing surface between 28 and 34 inches above the finished floor. Standards §§ 4.2.4.1, 4.32

3.20.d.     Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there are no visual alarms in Courtrooms 7, 8 and 9. 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.

3.20.e.     Courtrooms 7, 8 and 9 are inaccessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing because, although they have fixed seats and an audio amplification system, there are no assistive listening systems provided. Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system (ALS) or a portable ALS with an adequate number of electrical outlets or other supplementary wiring necessary to support a portable assistive listening system. Also provide receivers equal in number to 4% of the total number of seats (or a minimum of 2) for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability. 28 C.F.R. § 35.160, Standards §§ 4.1.3(19)(b), 4.30, 4.33.

3.20.f.      The exit door used by jurors is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 27 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.

3.21.        Fourth Floor Jury Room Single User Toilet Rooms for Courtrooms 7, 8, and 9

3.21.a.     The door to each toilet room is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 25½ 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.

3.21.b.     The pull side of the door to each toilet room, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it is only 21½ inches wide and 29 inches deep. On the pull side of the door, provide a path of travel at least 48 inches wide for a side approach and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25(c).

3.21.c.     The push side of the door to each toilet room, which is accessed from the hinge side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 28½ inches of maneuvering width and 36½ inches of maneuvering depth. 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).

3.21.d.     The toilet rooms contain a number of inaccessible elements and are not accessible to persons with disabilities. Provide an accessible toilet room such that all of the room's elements, including signage, door, door hardware, clear floor space, water closet, urinal (if provided), grab bars, lavatory, mirror, controls, and dispensers, comply with the Standards. Standards §§ 4.13, 4.16, 4.18, 4.19, 4.26, 4.27, 4.30, Figs. 28, 29.

3.22.        Fourth Floor Conference Rooms 401 and 402. The entrance door to each conference room is inaccessible because the pressure required to open each door is 9 pounds. Provide a door to each room that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

3.23.        Fourth Floor Law Library

3.23.a.     The ramp to the law library is inaccessible because it does not have a stable, firm, non-slip surface, there is no level landing at the top of the ramp, and there are no handrails. Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 8.33% and a cross slope not exceeding 2%; 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. Provide handrails that are between 1¼ inches and 1½ inches in diameter with a continuous gripping surface along both sides of the ramp, extending at least 12 inches beyond the top and bottom of the ramp parallel with the ground surface. Ensure that handrails are mounted between 34 inches and 38 inches above the ramp surface and 1½ inches from the wall, with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post, and that they do not rotate within their fittings. Ensure that the ramp and approaches are designed so that water will not accumulate on walking surfaces. Standards §§ 4.3.8, 4.8.

3.23.b.     The entrance door to the law library is inaccessible because there is a slope of 8.33% within the door's required maneuvering clearance. Provide a door so that the floor or ground area within the required clearances is level and clear. Standards § 4.13.6, Fig. 25.

3.23.c.     The entrance door to the law library is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 20 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b)

3.23.d.     The pull side of the door to the law library, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 2 inches of width on the latch side and 26 inches of maneuvering depth. 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).

3.24.        Fourth Floor Inaccessible Toilet Rooms. There is no signage at the two sets of inaccessible toilet rooms directing persons with disabilities to the accessible toilet rooms. Provide accessible directional signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at inaccessible toilet rooms indicating the location of the nearest accessible toilet room, and provide accessible signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at all accessible toilet rooms. Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(3)(e)(iii), 4.30.1, 4.30.2, 4.30.3, 4.30.5, 4.30.7.

3.25.        Fourth Floor Men's Designated Accessible Toilet Room

3.25.a.     The toilet room does not have signage on the latch side of the door and there is no raised or Braille characters or the International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

3.25.b.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

3.25.c.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

3.25.d.     The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 21 inches high, and the urinal flush height is 51 inches. 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.

3.25.e.     Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there is no visual alarm provided in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

3.26.        Fourth Floor Women's Designated Accessible Toilet Room

3.26.a.     The toilet room does not have signage on the latch side of the door, and there is no raised or Braille characters or the International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

3.26.b.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

3.26.c.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

3.26.d.     No accessible coat hook has been provided. 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.

3.26.e.     Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there is no visual alarm provided in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

3.26.f.      The toilet is inaccessible because its centerline measures 17 inches from the side wall. Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall. Standards § 4.16.2, Fig. 28.

3.27.        Fifth Floor County Commissioners Office. The door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 7 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

3.28.        Fifth Floor Commissioners Meeting Room (Conference Room 502)

3.28.a.     There is no signage on the latch side of the door with the room number in raised and Braille characters. Provide permanent room 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.

3.28.b.     The double doors are inaccessible because each leaf of the door is 27 inches wide. Provide a door at this location that has at least one active leaf with a clear opening at least 32 inches wide when measured from the face of the door to the middle edge of the other door when one door is opened 90 degrees and that has hardware usable with one hand and without tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist OR provide an automatic door opener that opens both doors simultaneously. The active leaf must not take more than 5 pounds of force to open or close. Standards §§ 4.1.6(3)(d)(ii), 4.13, Figs. 24, 25.

3.28.c.     The commissioners meeting room is inaccessible to persons who are deaf or hard of hearing because there is no assistive listening system. Provide a permanently installed assistive listening system (ALS) or a portable ALS with an adequate number of electrical outlets or other supplementary wiring necessary to support a portable assistive listening system. Also provide a minimum of 2 receivers for use by the general public and signage indicating their availability. Standards §§ 4.30, 4.33.

3.29.        Fifth Floor District Attorney. The service counter protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. Provide a circulation path at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards § 4.4.

3.30.        Fifth Floor Men's and Women's Toilet Rooms

3.30.a.     The toilet rooms have no signage on the latch side of the door and there is no raised or Braille characters or the International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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.

3.30.b.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

3.30.c.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

3.30.d.     The shelf attached to the mirror in the ladies lounge area protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. Provide a circulation path at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards § 4.4.

3.30.e.     The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 21 inches high, and the urinal flush height is 51 inches. 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.

3.30.f.      Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there is no visual alarm provided in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

3.31.        Fifth Floor Drinking Fountains. Although 2 fountains are provided, there is no accessible drinking fountain because the spouts are 43 inches high and the distance of the water flow from the front edge is 4 inches. On each floor with a drinking fountain provide at least one 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, or provide a cup dispenser within accessible reach ranges. 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. Additionally, 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.

3.32.        Sixth Floor Men's and Women's Toilet Rooms

3.32.a.     The toilet rooms do not have signage on the latch side of the door, and there is no raised or Braille characters or the International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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

3.32.b.     The entrance doors are inaccessible because the pressure required to open each door is 10 pounds. Provide a door to each room that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

3.32.c.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

3.32.d.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

3.32.e.     The shelf attached to the mirror in the ladies lounge area protrudes into the walkway and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane. Provide a circulation path at this location such that no objects with their bottom leading edges measuring between 27 inches and 80 inches above the finished floor protrude more than 4 inches into walks, halls, corridors, passageways, or aisles. Free-standing objects mounted on posts or pylons may overhang 12 inches maximum from 27 inches to 80 inches above the ground or finished floor. Providing a cane-detectable barrier is an acceptable solution. Standards § 4.4.

3.32.f.      In the men's toilet room, the urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 21 inches high, and the urinal flush height is 51 inches. 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.

3.32.g.     Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there is no visual alarm provided in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

3.33.        Sixth Floor Drinking Fountains. Although 2 fountains are provided, there is no accessible drinking fountain because the spouts are 43 inches high and the distance of the water flow from the front edge is 4 inches. On each floor with a drinking fountain provide at least one 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, or provide a cup dispenser within accessible reach ranges. 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. Additionally, 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.

3.34.        Seventh Floor Engineering Office. The entrance door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 7 pounds. Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open. Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

3.35.        Seventh Floor Men's and Women's Toilet Rooms

3.35.a.     The toilet rooms have no signage on the latch side of the door, and there is no raised or Braille characters or the International Symbol of Accessibility. Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign 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

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

3.35.c.     The push side of each door, which is accessed from the hinge side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 40 inches of clear depth. 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).

3.35.d.     There is no accessible stall provided. 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.

3.35.e.     The lavatory is inaccessible because the hot water pipes are not insulated or otherwise 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.

3.35.f.      In the men's toilet room, the urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 21 inches high, and the urinal flush height is 51 inches. 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.

3.35.g.     Although the facility contains an emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because there is no visual alarm provided in the toilet room. Provide a visual alarm appliance in the toilet room. Standards §§ 4.28.1, 4.28.3.

3.36.        Seventh Floor Drinking Fountains. Although 2 fountains are provided, there is no accessible drinking fountain because the spouts are 44 inches high and the distance of the water flow from the front edge is 4 inches. On each floor with a drinking fountain provide at least one 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, or provide a cup dispenser within accessible reach ranges. 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. Additionally, 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.

 

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