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The effect of the doj s newly proposed ada standards 2004 adaag on hotel design

The Effect of the DOJ’s Newly Proposed

ADA Standards

(2004 ADAAG) on

Hotel Design

Universal Designers & Consultants, Inc.Publishers of -Universal Design Newsletter

www.UniversalDesign.com

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Overview of session
Overview of Session

1Big Picture Issues for Hotel Alteration Projects

2What it will mean to your projects…

3Q&A

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Big picture issues for hotel alteration projects
Big Picture Issues for Hotel Alteration Projects

  • DOJ Adopts New ADA Rules

  • 20% Path of Travel Rule

  • Dispersion of Guestrooms

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Doj adopts new ada rules
DOJ Adopts New ADA Rules

  • June 17 Notice of Proposed Rule Making

  • August 18 Comment Deadline

  • Adoption By October 1, 2010 ?

  • 1991 ADAAG v. 2004 ADAAG

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Proposed adaag defines barriers
(Proposed) ADAAG Defines Barriers

Items previously covered must meet 1991 ADAAG

Newly covered items must be brought up to 2004 ADAAG, i.e., spas and pools

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Everything is covered
Everything is Covered

In the existing ADA Standards, things that are not fixed or scoped are not covered, and many non-fixed items, such as temporary facilities or dining tables are exempted.

The new standards cover everything (fixed or not) even if not scoped.

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Limited construction tolerances
Limited Construction Tolerances

Minimums, maximums and ranges are now defined (and limited), creating problem

with standard construction details, i.e., toilet centerline.

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20 path of travel rule
20% Path of Travel Rule

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Numbers of accessible guestrooms
Numbers of Accessible Guestrooms

Rounding up

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Dispersion of mobility guestrooms new construction and alterations
Dispersion of Mobility GuestroomsNew Construction and Alterations

  • Factors include:

  • room size,

  • bed size,

  • cost,

  • view,

  • bathroom fixtures such as hot tubs and spas,

  • smoking and nonsmoking, and

  • number of rooms provided

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Dispersion and increase in number of hearing impaired rooms
Dispersion and increase in numberof hearing impaired rooms

At least one, but

Not more than 10 percent of guest rooms required to provide mobility features

shall be used to satisfy the minimum number of guest rooms required to provide communication features.

Portable kits not allowed.

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What it will mean to your projects
What it will mean to your Projects…

  • 48” High Maximum Reach Range

  • Partially Obstructed T-Turn

  • 1:6 Van Accessible Parking spaces…

  • Operation of Automatic Entry Doors in an Emergency

  • Door Pressure and Speed

  • Signage Height

  • Guestroom Emergency Egress Signage

  • Accessibility at all Types of Counters

  • Accessibility at all Types of Drinking & Eating Surfaces

  • Toilet Stall Size (toe clearance)

  • Ambulatory Toilet Stall

  • Hospitality suites as meeting rooms

  • 5’ clear space at accessible guestroom water closets

  • Vanity Equity

  • Toilet paper dispensers

  • Fixed (standard height) and hand held shower spray units in showers and tubs

  • Hi and low closet rods in all accessible guestroom closets

  • Bed heights

  • Visual and audible doorbells different from emergency strobe

  • An accessible electrical outlet within the bedroom area

  • Recreation criteria

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48 high maximum reach range

54” high side reach no longer allowed

48” High Maximum Reach Range

48”

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Partially obstructed t turn
Partially Obstructed T-Turn

One leg of T-Turn can provide only knee and toe clearance.

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1 6 van accessible parking spaces or universal size spaces
1:6 van accessible parking spaces or universal size spaces

  • Increased number of van accessible parking spaces

  • modified signage/striping requirements.

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Door pressure and speed
Door pressure and speed outage

  • Door pressure is still 5 pounds but door closing speed has been increased to 5 seconds.

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Signage height
Signage height outage

  • 60 inches maximum from the baseline of the highest tactile character and 48 inches minimum measured from the baseline of the lowest tactile character.

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Guestroom emergency egress signage
Guestroom Emergency Egress Signage outage

  • 5/8” minimum character height

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Accessibility at all types of counters
Accessibility at all types of counters outage

  • 34” high maximum to allow obstructed side reach

  • Full depth

  • Comparable width

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Toilet stall size toe clearance
Toilet Stall Size (toe clearance) outage

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Ambulatory toilet stall 1 6 based on the total number of toilets and urinals
Ambulatory Toilet Stall outage1:6 based on the total number of toilets and urinals

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Toilet paper dispensers
Toilet paper dispensers outage

  • 36 inches from rear wall (1991 ADAAG)

    or

  • 7 inches minimum to

    9 inches maximum in front

    of the water closet.

    (2004 ADAAG)

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Hospitality suites as meeting rooms
Hospitality suites as meeting rooms outage

  • Accessible restrooms required in suites used as meeting rooms

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5 clear space at accessible guestroom water closets
5’ clear space at accessible guestroom water closets outage

  • Every accessible toilet must have side access.

Sinks no longer allowed next to toilets.

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Vanity equity
Vanity Equity outage

Accessible Guestroom vanity size must equal size of non-accessible guestroom vanities

Non-accessible >Accessible

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Visual audible doorbells different from emergency strobe
Visual/audible doorbells different from emergency strobe outage

Emergency Strobe

Visual Door Bell

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Recommendations
Recommendations outage

UD&C interpretations of the general requirements applied to elements that are not specifically stated in the regulations.

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Fixed standard height and hand held shower spray units in showers and tubs
Fixed (standard height) and hand held shower spray units in showers and tubs

UD&C Recommends

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High and low closet rods in all accessible guestroom closets
High and low closet rods in all accessible guestroom closets showers and tubs

UD&C Recommends

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Bed heights
Bed Heights showers and tubs

UD&C Recommends

  • Bed height 17 to 19 inch

  • Open frame recommended

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An accessible electrical outlet within the bedroom area
An accessible electrical outlet within the bedroom area showers and tubs

UD&C Recommends

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Recreation access criteria
Recreation Access Criteria showers and tubs

New criteria for

  • Changing benches,

  • Swimming pools,

  • Playgrounds,

  • Golf courses,

  • Saunas and steam rooms

  • Etc.

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2004 adaag chapter 10 recreation
2004 ADAAG Chapter 10 Recreation showers and tubs

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Benches 42 wide minimum x 20 24 deep
Benches (42” wide minimum X 20”-24” deep) showers and tubs

Clear floor space for end approach

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Special use facilities recreation

Class I trail showers and tubs

Class IV trail

Special Use Facilities – Recreation

Participants & Spectators

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Exercise machines and equipment 3004 adaag 1004
Exercise Machines and Equipment showers and tubs3004 ADAAG §1004

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Golf access 2004 adaag 1006
Golf Access showers and tubs2004 ADAAG §1006

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Swimming pools 2004 adaag 1008
Swimming Pools showers and tubs 2004 ADAAG §1008

2 Choices of pool entry (1 if < 300’)

  • Lifts

  • Sloped Entry

  • Transfer Walls

  • Pool Stairs (with 2 handrails 20”-24” apart)

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Questions
Questions? showers and tubs

Comments?

Additions?

Rebuttal?

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Www universaldesign com
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Universal Designers & Consultants, Inc

6 Grant Ave.

Takoma Park, MD 20912

301.270.2470 (v/tty)

[email protected]

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Ud c services process
UD&C Services & Process showers and tubs

  • Surveys

    • Full Property Surveys *

    • Partial Property Surveys *

      • Guestrooms (with Path of Travel)

      • Meeting Rooms (with Path of Travel)

  • Document Reviews

    • Full Design Document review *

    • Partial Design Document review

* With unlimited follow-up technical assistance regarding our report.

Does not include review of design revisions.

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