ATTACHMENT J: Modifications to Altered Facilities

The chart below lists the facilities surveyed by the Department, the access issues identified during the survey, and the actions required to correct the access issues. Required actions are listed using an alphanumeric code. The key to the alphanumeric codes is provided in Attachment M to this Agreement.

In order to ensure that the following spaces and elements in the County's facilities in which alterations occurred after January 26, 1992, are readily accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities, the County will take the actions referenced by the alphanumeric code and described in detail in Attachment M to this Settlement Agreement within the time period specified below, which time period will begin to run on the effective date of this Agreement.

Item #

Access Issue

Required
Action

Completion Date

1.

LUMPKIN COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING, 99 Courthouse Hill Road, Dahlonega, Georgia 30533

1.1.1.

Entrance: There are three public entrances but there is no directional signage directing patrons to the designated acces sible entrance.

D10

12 months

1.2.

Parking

1.2.1.

The designated accessible parking is inaccessible because the signs are mounted too low.

P3

12 months

1.2.2.

The built-up curb ramps obstructs the parking space access aisle.

AR4

30 months

1.2.3.

The parking spaces are inaccessible because the parking spaces and access aisle are not firm, stable and slip-resistant because of loose gravel.

P4

30 months

1.3.

Elevator

1.3.1.

The elevator is inaccessible because the emergency systems requires voice communication to operate.

E7

30 months

1.4.

Stairs

1.4.1.

A portion of the space under the open stairs in the main lobby has headroom less than 80 inches and is not detectable to blind persons using a cane.

AR7

6 months

1.4.2.

The directional signage at the stairs, directing patrons to the elevator, is inaccessible because it does not have raised or Braille characters.

D15

6 months

1.5.

Single User Toilet Room/Front Entrance

12 months

1.5.1.

The toilet room sign is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters.

TR11

12 months

1.5.2.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D3

12 months

1.5.3.

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room.

AL1

24 months

1.5.4.

No accessible mirror has been provided because the bottom edge of the reflecting surface is mounted 49 inches above the finished floor.

TR5

12 months

1.5.5.

The toilet seat cover dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 61 inches above the finished floor behind the toilet.

CT4

12 months

1.5.6.

The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted with controls 56 inches above the finished floor.

CT4

12 months

1.5.7.

The hand sanitizer dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 51 inches above the finished floor and only allows for a front approach between the lavatory and toilet.

CT4

12 months

1.6.

Drinking Fountain

1.6.1.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it has a spout that is 41 inches high.

DF3

12 months

1.6.2.

The drinking fountain is inaccessible because it does not provide clear knee space between the bottom or ground of at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide and 17-19 inches deep.

DF4

12 months

1.7.

Tax Commissioner office

1.7.1.

The room sign is inaccessible because it is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters.

D1

6 months

1.7.2.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D3

6 months

1.7.3.

The public computer is inaccessible because the keyboard is on a table 26 inches high.

C2

6 months

1.8.

Finance Office

1.8.1.

The room sign is inaccessible because it is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters.

D1

6 months

1.8.2.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 9 pounds of force to open.

D3

  1. months
1.8.3.

The counter is inaccessible because it is 41 1/2 inches high.

C1

12 months

1.9.

County Office

1.9.1.

The room sign is inaccessible because it is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters.

D1

12 months
1.9.2.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D3

6 months

1.10.

Single User Toilet Room/Second Floor

1.10.1.

The toilet room sign is inaccessible because it is mounted on the door and has no raised or Braille characters.

TR11

6 months

1.10.2.

The door is inaccessible because it requires 10 pounds of force to open.

D3

12 months

1.10.3.

Although an audible alarm is provided in this facility, there is no visual alarm appliance in the toilet room.

AR1

24 months

1.10.4.

The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 58 inches above the finished floor.

CT4

12 months

1.10.5.

The toilet is inaccessible because the centerline is 23 inches from the side wall.

TR7

30 months

1.10.6.

The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.

TR4

30 months

1.10.7.

The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 43 inches above the finished floor and above the grab bars.

CT4

30 months

1.11.

Commission Public Hearing Room

1.11.1.

The double-leaf door is inaccessible because each leaf is 30 1/2 inches wide.

D1

12 months

1.11.2.

There is no signage informing the public of the availability of an assistive listening system.

AA3

12 months
1.11.3.

The microphone on the podium is 56 inches high above finished floor.

CT4

12 months
1.11.4.

There are no designated wheelchair seating areas in the 2nd floor council chambers.

AA6

12 months

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