Attachment I

Facilities Owned by Others 

 

Please Note:  Paragraph 36 of the Settlement Agreement requires that, within three months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County provide signage as necessary to comply with 28 C.F.R. § 35.163(b), after having surveyed all facilities that are the subject of this Agreement for the purpose of identifying those that have multiple entrances not all of which are accessible.

 

Access to County Programs Housed in Others' Facilities:  In order to ensure that the County's programs, services, and activities that are operated at facilities owned or controlled by other entities as listed below are, when viewed in their entirety, readily accessible to and usable by persons with mobility impairments, within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will ensure that the actions listed below are accomplished.  Alternatively, for any barrier listed below that has not been timely addressed, within 15 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County and the Department will work cooperatively to develop and the County will implement a written plan regarding how the County program, activity, or service at issue, when viewed in its entirety, will be made accessible to persons with disabilities. 

 

1.         Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the altered Veteran's Assistance Commission, located at 128 N. Scott Street, Joliet:             

 

a.         Exterior Entrance

i. The entrance door is inaccessible because there is a slope within the door's required maneuvering clearance and no automatic door opener.  Provide a door so that the floor or ground area within the required clearances is level and clear.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(a), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.6, Fig. 25.

ii. The  entrance door is inaccessible because the pull and push side dimensions are not compliant.  Provide a designated accessible entrance that has a minimum clear opening width of 32 inches 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 that complies fully with Fig. 25; and that has a threshold not exceeding inch in height and beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2.  Ensure that all hardware and operating devices have shapes that are easy to grasp with one hand and do not require tight grasping, pinching or twisting of the wrist to operate; and that they are mounted no higher than 48 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(a), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13, Figs. 24, 25.


 

b.         Accessible Route

i. The ramp is inaccessible because the slope is 10.5% and there is no level landing.  Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 1:12 and a cross slope not exceeding 1:50; with level landings at least as wide as the ramp and 60 inches long at the top and bottom of the ramp; and with edge protection at least 2 inches high at the drop off sides.  Provide handrails that are between 1 inches and 1 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, 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 §§ 4.1.2(1), 4.1.2(2), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.3.8, 4.8.

 

c.         Offices and Counters:

i. Lobby

(1) The door to the lobby, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 1 inches on the pull side of the door.  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 §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

(2) The door to the lobby, which is accessed through a front approach and which has both a closer and a latch, is inaccessible because it has no maneuvering clearance on the latch side and inadequate 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 §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

(3) The lobby counter is inaccessible because it is 45 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, 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 §§ 4.1.1(2), 4.1.6(1)(b), 7.2(2), 4.1.3(1), 4.3.

(4) Although there is a public telephones provided, there is no TTY.  Provide at least one accessible public TTY with appropriate signage.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(17)(c), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.30.7(3), 4.31.9.

(5) The door to the lobby is inaccessible because the door hardware is mounted 50 inches above the finished floor, and the floor on the push side of the door is not level.  Provide a 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.  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 inch or less in height and beveled with a slope of no greater than 1:2.  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.  The door hardware must be mounted no higher than 48 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13, Fig. 25. 

(6) The lobby 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 §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.9.

 

ii. Receptionist Area

(1) The receptionist area 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 §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.9.

 

iii. Office (street to conference room)

(1) The door to the office, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it has only 4 inches on the latch side of the door on the pull 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 §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.6, Fig. 25(c).

(2) The door to the office is inaccessible because there is a slope of 6.4% on the pull side of the door.  Provide a 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.  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 inch or less in height and beveled with a slope of no greater than 1:2.  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 §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13, Fig. 25.

 

d.         Toilet Room, Public Unisex

i. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door 64 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

ii. The toilet room door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 8 pounds of force.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

iii. Although the facility contains an audible emergency alarm system, the toilet room lacks a visual 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 §§ 4.1.3(14), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.28.3.

iv. 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.

v. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because the controls are mounted 57 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a paper towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(13), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

vi. The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 19 inches above the finished floor.  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 §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.5, 4.18.2, 4.18.3, 4.18.4.

vii. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.16.5, 4.27.4.

viii. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 43 inches from the rear wall.  Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted within reach, with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar, and centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.16.6, Fig. 29(b).

ix. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the closer end is mounted 12 inches from the side wall.  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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

x. The cup dispenser is inaccessible because the controls are mounted out of reach range.  Provide a cup 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 §§ 4.1.3(13), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

 

e.         Accessible Route (between office and conference room)

i. The route is inaccessible because the slope is 6.7% and without required ramp features.  Provide at least one accessible route within the boundary of the site connecting these elements that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public.  The accessible route must have a minimum clear width of 36 inches, or a minimum clear width of 42 inches if there is a turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches wide; have passing spaces at least 60 inches by 60 inches at least every 200 feet; have a minimum clear headroom of 80 inches; have a surface that is firm, stable, and slip resistant; have, in the absence of a curb ramp, ramp, elevator, or platform lift, no level changes in excess of inch vertically; and have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%).  Standards §§ 4.1.3(1), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

f.          Accessible route (hallway ramp)

i. The route is inaccessible because the slope is 11.8% at the bottom of the ramp without the required ramp features. Provide at least one accessible route within the boundary of the site connecting these elements that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public.  The accessible route must have a minimum clear width of 36 inches, or a minimum clear width of 42 inches if there is a turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches wide; have passing spaces at least 60 inches by 60 inches at least every 200 feet; have a minimum clear headroom of 80 inches; have a surface that is firm, stable, and slip resistant; have, in the absence of a curb ramp, ramp, elevator, or platform lift, no level changes in excess of inch vertically; and have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%).  Standards §§ 4.1.3(1), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

 

2.         Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the  Executive Centre, located at 128 N. Scott Street, Joliet:  

 

a.         Exterior Entrance and Doors 

i. The building lacks accessible signage.  Provide accessible directional signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at inaccessible entrances directing users to the accessible entrance, and provide accessible signage with the International Symbol of Accessibility at all permanent accessible entrances.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(8)(d), 4.13, 4.30.

ii. The interior door, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because there is only 1 inch of maneuvering clearance.  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).

 

b.         Ramp

i. The ramp is inaccessible because the cross slope of the bottom landing is 3.6%.  Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 1:12 and a cross slope not exceeding 1:50; with level landings at least as wide as the ramp and 60 inches long at the top and bottom of the ramp; 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 1 inches and 1 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, 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.

ii. The ramp is inaccessible because the handrails are mounted 32 inches above the finished floor, lack extensions, and are 2 inches from the wall; the inside handrail is not continuous, the ends are not round or returned smoothly to the floor, wall or post, and the handrail gripping surface is not smooth at the bottom of the rails.  Provide handrails that are between 1 inches and 1 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, with ends rounded or returned smoothly to the floor, wall, or post.  Standards § 4.8.5.

 

c.         Alarms

i. Although the facility contains an audible emergency alarm system, the alarm system is inaccessible because the visual alarm appliances are mounted more than 80 inches above the finished floor.  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.

 

d.         Telephones

i. The telephone is inaccessible because it lacks accessible signage.  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).

 

e.         Elevator 1  

i. The elevator is inaccessible because the hall call buttons are mounted 53 inches above the finished floor.  Provide hall (lobby) call buttons with visual signals indicating when each call is registered and when each call is answered.  Ensure that the call buttons are centered at 42 inches above the finished floor, a minimum of inch in the smallest dimension, with the button designating the up direction on top; that the call buttons are raised or flush; and that objects mounted beneath hall call buttons do not project into the elevator lobby more than 4 inches.  Standards § 4.10.3, Fig. 20.

ii. The elevator is inaccessible because the hall lanterns signal only once for both up and down directions.  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 2 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.

iii. The elevator is inaccessible because it lacks hoistway signage.  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.

iv. The elevator is inaccessible because the doors do not automatically reopen if obstructed and after reopening, the doors stay open for 7 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.

v. The elevator is inaccessible because the car control buttons lack Braille, the main entry floor is not designated by a raised star, and the highest button is mounted 62 inches above the finished floor.  Provide car control buttons that are at least 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.

vi. The elevator is inaccessible because the car position indicator does not ring as it passes each floor.  Provide visual car position indicators above the car control panel or over the door to show the position of the elevator in the hoistway.  Ensure that indicators emit an audible and visual signal as the car passes or stops at a floor served by the elevator, with the corresponding floor designation being illuminated; and that numerals are a minimum of inch high.  Standards § 4.10.13.

vii. Although an emergency communications system is provided, it is  inaccessible because the highest operable part is 62 inches above the finished floor, it requires voice communication to operate, and there is no way to identify the originating location of a silent call.  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.

viii. The route to the elevator is inaccessible because the wall-mounted ash tray is a protruding object.  Provide an accessible route 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.  Standards § 4.4.

                                                                                                                                   

f.          Elevator 2

i. The elevator is inaccessible because the hall call buttons are mounted 52 inches above the finished floor.  Provide hall (lobby) call buttons with visual signals indicating when each call is registered and when each call is answered.  Ensure that the call buttons are centered at 42 inches above the finished floor, a minimum of inch in the smallest dimension, with the button designating the up direction on top; that the call buttons are raised or flush; and that objects mounted beneath hall call buttons do not project into the elevator lobby more than 4 inches.  Standards § 4.10.3, Fig. 20.

ii. The elevator is inaccessible because the hall lanterns signal once for both up and down directions.  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 2 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.

iii. The elevator is inaccessible because it lacks hoistway signage.  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.

iv. The elevator is inaccessible because the doors do not automatically reopen if obstructed and after reopening, the doors stay open for 7 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.

v. The elevator is inaccessible because the car control buttons lack Braille, the main entry floor is not designated by a raised star, and the highest button is mounted 60 inches above the finished floor.  Provide car control buttons that are at least 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.

vi. The elevator is inaccessible because the car position indicator does not ring as it passes each floor.  Provide visual car position indicators above the car control panel or over the door to show the position of the elevator in the hoistway.  Ensure that indicators emit an audible and visual signal as the car passes or stops at a floor served by the elevator, with the corresponding floor designation being illuminated; and that numerals are a minimum of inch high.  Standards § 4.10.13.

vii. Although an emergency communications system is provided, it is  inaccessible because the highest operable part is 62 inches above the finished floor, it requires voice communication to operate, and there is no way to identify the originating location of a silent call.  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.

 

g.         Offices and Counters

i. Land Use Department

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

(2) The office door is inaccessible because there is a 1 inch threshold.  Provide a door with a threshold no greater than inch, or between inch and inch and beveled with a slope no greater than 1:2.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.8, 4.5.2.

(3) The main counter is inaccessible because it is 40 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, 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 §§ 4.1.1(2), 4.1.6(1)(b), 7.2(2), 4.1.3(1), 4.3.

(4) The route through the land use department is inaccessible because the main counter protrudes 8 inches into the main walkway and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.  Provide an accessible route 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.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(3), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.4.

 

ii. Public Defender 

(1) The counter is inaccessible because it is 43 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a counter on an accessible route such that a portion of the counter is at least 36 inches wide and no more than 36 inches above the finished floor, 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 §§ 4.1.1(2), 4.1.6(1)(b), 7.2(2), 4.1.3(1), 4.3.

(2) The hallway route past the public defender's office is inaccessible because a mounted ashtray protrudes 9 inches and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.  Provide an accessible route 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.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(3), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.4.

                       

h.         Ramp, Public Defender's office

i. The ramp is inaccessible because the middle portion has a slope of 10.7%, the handrails lack extensions, and the handrail diameter is 2 inches.  Provide a ramp that is at least 36 inches wide with a slope not exceeding 1:12 and a cross slope not exceeding 1:50; with level landings at least as wide as the ramp and 60 inches long at the top and bottom of the ramp; 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 1 inches and 1 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, 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 §§ 4.1.2(1), 4.1.2(2), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.3.8, 4.8.

 

i.          Toilet Room with Stalls, Women's (4th floor near waste services)

i. Toilet room door

(1) The door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 30 inches.  Provide a door with a clear opening of 32 inches with the door open 90 degrees, measured between the face of the door and the opposite stop.  Standards § 4.13.5, Fig. 24.

(2) The door, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because there is inadequate space on the latch side of the door on the push side.  On the push side of the door, provide a clear path of travel for a side approach at least 42 inches wide 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) The door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open it is 14 pounds of force.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

ii. No accessible mirror has been provided.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

iii. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because the controls are 63  inches above the finished floor.  Provide a paper towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

iv. Lavatory

(1) 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) The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom edge is 26 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; and knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31.  Standards § 4.19.2, Fig. 31.

 

j.          Toilet Room with Stalls, Men's (4th floor near waste services)

i. The toilet room door is inaccessible because it has an opening width of only 30 inches.  Provide a door with a clear opening of 32 inches with the door open 90 degrees, measured between the face of the door and the opposite stop.  Standards § 4.13.5, Fig. 24.

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

iii. No accessible mirror has been provided.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

iv. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because the controls are 66 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a paper towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

v. The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom edge is 27 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; and knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31.  Standards § 4.19.2, Fig. 31.

vi. 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.

vii. The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 24 inches above the finished floor, and the flush control is 53 inches above the finished floor.  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.

viii. The route to the urinal is inaccessible because it is only 23 inches wide.  Provide an accessible route to the urinal 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.

 

k.         Toilet Room with Stalls, Men's (Public Defender 2nd floor)

i. The toilet room sign is inaccessible because it lacks Braille and is mounted on the door 62 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

ii. The door to the toilet room is inaccessible because the clear opening width is 27 inches.  Provide a 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 §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.2, 4.13.5, 4.13.9.

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

iv. The door to the toilet room, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because it has only 3 inches of space on the latch side of the door on the pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

v. The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom edge is 28 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; and knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.6, 4.19.2, Fig. 31.

vi. 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.

vii. The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 22 inches above the finished floor, and the flush control is 52 inches above the finished floor.  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 §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.5, 4.18.2, 4.18.3, 4.18.4.

 

l.          Toilet Room with Stalls, Women's (Public Defender 2nd floor)

i. Toilet room door

(1) The toilet room sign is mounted on the door 62 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

(2) The door to the toilet room is inaccessible because the clear opening width is 27 inches, and the hardware is inaccessible.  Provide a 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 §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.2, 4.13.5, 4.13.9.

(3) The toilet room door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 8 pounds of force.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

ii. The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom edge is 27 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; and knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.6, 4.19.2, Fig. 31.

 

m.        Drinking Fountain (Public Defender)

i. The drinking fountain is inaccessible because the knee space height is 26 inches.  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 §§ 4.1.3(10), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.15.5(1), Figs. 27(a), (b).

 

n.         Toilet Room with Stalls, Men's (Public Defender's Office, Investigations Unit)

i. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

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

iii. The door to the toilet room, which is accessed through a front approach, is inaccessible because there is only 47 inches of space on the latch side of the door on the pull side.  On the pull side of the door, provide maneuvering clearance at least 60 inches deep and provide a minimum of 18 inches (24 inches is preferred) of maneuvering clearance on the latch side of the door.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.6, Fig. 25(a).

iv. The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is mounted 18 inches above the finished floor.  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 §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.5, 4.18.2, 4.18.3, 4.18.4.

v. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.16.5, 4.17.2, 4.27.4.

vi. 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.

vii. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is 15 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar and 36 inches or less from the rear wall and is centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30(d).

viii. The side grab bar is inaccessible because it is 36 inches long, and the distance of the farther end to the rear wall is 38 inches.  Provide a side grab bar that is at least 40 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 52 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as the toilet paper dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Figs. 30(a), (d).

ix. The grab bars are inaccessible because they are 2 inches from the wall.  Provide grab bars such that there is 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 39.

 

o.         Toilet Room with Stalls, Women's (Public Defender's Office Investigations Unit)

i. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

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

iii. The toilet is inaccessible because the centerline measures 19 inches from the side wall.  Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30.

iv. 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.

v. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 15 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar and 36 inches or less from the rear wall and is centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30(d).

vi. The side grab bar is inaccessible because it is 36 inches long, and the far end is 36 inches from the rear wall.  Provide a side grab bar that is at least 40 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 52 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall.  Standards § 4.17.6, Figs. 30(a), (d).

vii. There is no rear grab bar.  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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.

 

p.         Toilet Room with Stalls, Women's (5th Floor Land Use Department)

i. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door 64 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

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

iii. The door to the toilet room, which is accessed from the latch side of the door, is inaccessible because it lacks adequate maneuvering clearance.  On the push side of the door, provide a clear path of travel for a side approach at least 42 inches wide and at least 24 inches of clear maneuvering space adjacent to the latch side of the door.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(7)(b), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.13.6, Fig. 25(c).

iv. The toilet is inaccessible because the centerline is 19 inches from the side wall.  Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30.

v. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.16.5, 4.17.2, 4.27.4.

vi. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 50 inches from the rear wall.  Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar and 36 inches or less from the rear wall and is centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30(d).

vii. The route through the toilet room is inaccessible because the paper towel dispenser and air dryer are protruding objects that would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.  Provide an accessible route 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.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(3), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.4.

 

q.         Toilet Room with Stalls, Men's (5th Floor, Land Use Department)

i. The toilet room sign is mounted on the door 65 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

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

iii. The toilet is inaccessible because the centerline is 19 inches from the side wall.  Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30.

iv. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 43 inches from the rear wall.  Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar and 36 inches or less from the rear wall and is centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.3, Fig. 30(d).

v. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because it is 1 inches from the wall.  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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.1.3(11), 4.1.6(1)(b), 4.22.4, 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.

 

3.         Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Workforce Services building, located at 1115 Plainfield Road, Joliet:

 

a.         Classroom

i. The fixed seating in the classroom is inaccessible because the knee clearance height is only 25 inches.  Provide accessible seats on an accessible route at least 36 inches wide.  Ensure that the seats have clear floor space of 30 inches wide by 48 inches deep, knee clearance of at least 27 inches high by 30 inches wide by 19 inches deep, and a writing surface between 28 and 34 inches above the finished floor.  Standards §§ 8.2, 4.2.4.1, 4.32.

 

b.         Toilet Room Single User, Unisex

i. The toilet room sign is not mounted on the latch side of the door.  Provide a toilet room sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility and raised and Braille characters.  The sign shall be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door with the centerline of the sign at 60 inches above the finished floor and situated such that a person can approach within 3 inches of the sign without encountering an obstruction or standing within a door swing.  Standards §§ 4.1.2(7)(d), 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5, 4.30.6, 4.30.7.

ii. The toilet room 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.

iii. Although the facility contains an audible emergency alarm system, the toilet room lacks a visual 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.

iv. No accessible mirror has been provided.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

v. The paper towel dispenser is inaccessible because the controls are mounted 56 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a paper towel dispenser with the controls a maximum height above the finished floor of 48 inches for a forward approach or 54 inches for a side approach and that is accompanied by clear floor space of 30 by 48 inches that allows a forward or parallel approach by a person using a wheelchair.  Standards §§ 4.27.2, 4.27.3, 4.2.4, 4.2.5, 4.2.6.

vi. 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.

vii. The toilet paper dispenser is inaccessible because it is mounted 39 inches from the rear wall.  Provide a toilet paper dispenser that is mounted within reach, with its top at least 1 inches under the side grab bar, and centered at least 19 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.16.6, Fig. 29(b).

viii. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the closer end is 16 inches from the rear wall, and the grab bar diameter is less than 1 inches.  Provide a side grab bar that is at least 42 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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as the toilet paper dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

ix. There is no rear grab bar.  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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

 

c.         Offices and Counters

i. The main counter is inaccessible because it is mounted 43 inches above the finished floor and there is no equivalent facilitation provided.  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.

 

d.         Computer Classroom

i. The computer table is inaccessible because it is 25 inches above the finished floor.  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.

 

4.         Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Will County Health Department-WIC facility (Satellite Office-Bolingbrook) located at 323 Quadrangle Drive, Bolingbrook:

 

a.         Parking

i. The signage designating parking as reserved for persons with disabilities is too low.  At each space designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide a vertical sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that it cannot be obstructed by vehicles parked in the space.  Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

 

a.         Room Signage

i. The room signage provided is inaccessible.  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.

 

b.         Offices and Counters: Room 122, Immunization office

i. The door opening width for Room 122 is only 30 inches because the door stop prevents the door from opening 90 degrees.  Provide a 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.  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 inch or less in height and beveled with a slope of no greater than 1:2.  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 § 4.13, Fig. 25.

 

c.         Toilet Room Unisex

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

ii. The route in the toilet room is inaccessible because the paper towel dispenser is a protruding object and would not be detected by a blind person using a cane.  Provide an accessible route 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.  Standards § 4.4.

iii. Although the facility contains an audible emergency alarm system, the toilet room lacks a visual 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.

iv. No accessible mirror has been provided.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

v. 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.

vi. There is insufficient turning space within the toilet room.  Provide an unobstructed turning space at least 60 inches in diameter or a T-shaped space complying with Fig. 3(b).  Standards §§ 4.22.3, 4.2.3, Fig. 3.

vii. The toilet is inaccessible because there is insufficient clear floor space.  Provide clear floor space at the toilet that complies with Fig. 28.  Standards § 4.16.2, Fig. 28.

viii. The toilet is inaccessible because the centerline measures 20 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.

ix. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.16.5, 4.27.4.

x. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the baby-changing station interferes with its use.  Provide a side grab bar that has at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as the toilet paper dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 39.

xi. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches, the far end is 33 inches from the side wall, and the closer end is 9 inches from the side wall.  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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

xii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the toilet paper roll interferes with its use.  Provide a rear grab bar that has at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 39.

 

2.         Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Will County Health Department-Mental Health facility (Satellite Office-Bolingbrook), located at 323 Quadrangle Drive, Bolingbrook:  

 

a.         Parking

i. The signage designating parking as reserved for persons with disabilities is too low.  At each space designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide a vertical sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that it cannot be obstructed by vehicles parked in the space.  Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

 

b.         Accessible Route

i. The sidewalk from the parking area to the building is inaccessible because the slope of Leg A measures 8.58%, the slope of Leg B measures 6.65% with a cross slope of 2.80%, the slope of Leg C measures 6.30% with a cross slope of 6.30%, and there are no handrails.  Provide at least one accessible route within the boundary of the site connecting these elements that, to the maximum extent feasible, coincides with the route for the general public.  The accessible route must have a minimum clear width of 36 inches, or a minimum clear width of 42 inches if there is a turn around an obstruction less than 48 inches wide; have passing spaces at least 60 inches by 60 inches at least every 200 feet; have a minimum clear headroom of 80 inches; have a surface that is firm, stable, and slip resistant; have, in the absence of a curb ramp, ramp, elevator, or platform lift, no level changes in excess of inch vertically; and have a running slope of less than 1:20 (5%) (or have been constructed as a fully accessible ramp) and a cross slope of less than 1:50 (2%).  Standards §§ 4.3, 4.5, Fig. 7.

 

c.         Exterior Entrance and Doors: Interior door

i. The interior door of the entrance is inaccessible because the pressure required to open it is 19 pounds of force.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

 

d.         Signage

i. The room signage is inaccessible because not all permanent room signs have Braille.  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.

 

e.         Main Counter

i. The intercom at the main counter is inaccessible because it is 55 inches above the finished floor.  Provide an intercom 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.

ii. The check-in counter is inaccessible because it is 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.

 

f.          Toilet Room Single User, Women's

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

ii. The toilet room door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 21 pounds of force.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

iii. Although the facility contains an audible emergency alarm system, the toilet room lacks a visual alarm appliance.  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.

iv. No accessible mirror has been provided.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

v. The toilet is inaccessible because the 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.

vi. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the far end is mounted 52 inches from the rear wall.  Provide a side grab bar that is at least 42 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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as the toilet paper dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.D

vii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches, and the far end is less than 48 inches from the side wall.  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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

viii. The route in the toilet room is inaccessible because the paper towel dispenser is a protruding object and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.  Provide an accessible route 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.  Standards § 4.4.

 

g.         Toilet Room Single User, Men's

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

ii. The toilet room door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 31 pounds of force.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

iii. Although the facility contains an audible emergency alarm system, the toilet room lacks a visual alarm appliance.  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.

iv. No accessible mirror has been provided.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

v. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.16.5, 4.27.4.

vi. The side grab bar is inaccessible because the far end is mounted 52 inches from the rear wall.  Provide a side grab bar that is at least 42 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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as the toilet paper dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

vii. The rear grab bar is inaccessible because the overall length is 24 inches, the far end is mounted less than 48 inches from the side wall, and the closer end is mounted 7 inches from the side wall.  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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.16.4, 4.26.2, Fig. 29.

viii. The route in the toilet room is inaccessible because the paper towel dispenser is a protruding object and would not be detectable to a blind person using a cane.  Provide an accessible route 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.  Standards § 4.4.

 

3.         Within 12 months of the effective date of this Agreement, the County will complete the following modifications to the Will County Health Department-WIC & Mental Health Department facility (Satellite Office-University Park/Crete), located at 44 Town Center, University Park:

 

a.         Parking

i. The signage designating parking as reserved for persons with disabilities is too low.  At each space designated as reserved for persons with disabilities, provide a vertical sign with the International Symbol of Accessibility located such that it cannot be obstructed by vehicles parked in the space.  Standards §§ 4.6.4, 4.30.7(1).

 

b.         Interior door

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

 

c.         Room Signage

i. The signage provided is inaccessible because not all permanent room signs have Braille.  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.

 

d.         Offices and Counters

i. WIC Office

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

 

ii. Immunizations office, Treatment room, and Psychiatrist's office:

(1) The office doors are 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.

 

e.         Toilet Room with Stalls, Women's

i. The toilet room sign is inaccessible.  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.

ii. The toilet room 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.

iii. The toilet room door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 14 pounds of force.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

iv. The toilet room door is inaccessible because the lock is 57 inches above the finished floor, and both hands are required to open the door upon entering and existing the toilet room due to the automatic locking mechanism.  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.

v. Although the facility contains an audible emergency alarm system, the toilet room lacks a visual 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.                                    

vi. 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.

vii. No accessible mirror has been provided.  Provide a mirror with the bottom edge of its reflecting surface no more than 40 inches above the finished floor.  Standards § 4.19.6.

viii. The air dryer is inaccessible because the controls are mounted 51 inches above the finished floor and a side reach is not possible.  Provide an air dryer 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.

ix. The toilet is inaccessible because the flush control is on the closed side.  Provide a flush control mounted on the "open" side of the toilet's clear floor space; 44 inches or less above the finished floor; and requiring a maximum of 5 pounds of force to operate; or provide an automatic flush device.  Standards §§ 4.16.5, 4.17.2, 4.27.4.

x. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the length is 36 inches, and the far end is mounted 40 inches from the side wall.  Provide a side grab bar that is at least 40 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 52 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as the toilet paper dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Figs. 30(a), (d). 

xi. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the closer end is mounted 21 inches from the side wall, and a pipe interferes with use of the grab bar.  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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.

xii. 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.

 

f.          Toilet Room with Stalls, Men's

i. Toilet room door

(1) The toilet room sign is inaccessible.  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.

(2) The door is inaccessible because the pressure required to open the door is 14 pounds of force.  Provide a door that requires no more than 5 pounds of force to open.  Standards § 4.13.11(2)(b).

(3) The toilet room 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.

(4) The door to the toilet room is inaccessible because the lock is 58 inches above the finished floor, and both hands are required to open the door upon entering and existing the toilet room due to the automatic locking mechanism.  Provide a 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.  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 inch or less in height and beveled with a slope of no greater than 1:2.  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 § 4.13, Fig. 25.

ii. 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.

iii. The air dryer is inaccessible because the controls are 51 inches above the finished floor.  Provide an air dryer 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.

iv. The toilet room door swings into the required clear floor space at the lavatory.  Ensure that no door swings into the required clear floor space at any accessible fixture.  Standards § 4.22.2.

v. The toilet is inaccessible because the centerline measures 19 inches from the side wall.  Provide a toilet with a centerline that measures 18 inches from the near side wall.  Standards § 4.17.3, Fig. 30.

vi. The side grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the overall length is 36 inches and the far end is mounted 39 inches from the side wall.  Provide a side grab bar that is at least 40 inches in overall length, with the far end mounted at least 52 inches from the rear wall and the closer end 12 inches or less from the rear wall; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as the toilet paper dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Figs. 30(a), (d).

vii. The rear grab bar at the toilet is inaccessible because the closer end is mounted 22 inches from the side wall, and a pipe interferes with its use.  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; mounted 33 to 36 inches above the finished floor; with a diameter between 1 and 1 inches; with 1 inches between the grab bar and the wall; and at least 1 inches between the grab bar and any other object, such as a toilet seat cover dispenser.  Standards §§ 4.17.6, 4.26.2, Fig. 30.

viii. The lavatory is inaccessible because the bottom edge of the lavatory is mounted 26 inches above the finished floor.  Provide a lavatory with the top of its rim or counter 34 inches or less above the finished floor; the bottom edge of the apron at least 29 inches above the finished floor; and knee and toe clearances that comply with Fig. 31.  Standards § 4.19.2, Fig. 31.

ix. 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.

x. The urinal is inaccessible because the rim is 24 inches above the finished floor, and the flush control is 52 inches above the finished floor.  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.