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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

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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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Operation of automatic entry doors in the event of a power outage

Operation of automatic entry doors in the event of a power outage

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Door pressure and speed

Door pressure and speed

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

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Signage height

Signage height

  • 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

  • 5/8” minimum character height

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Accessibility at all types of counters

Accessibility at all types of counters

  • 34” high maximum to allow obstructed side reach

  • Full depth

  • Comparable width

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Accessibility to all types of drinking and eating surfaces

Accessibility to all types of drinking and eating surfaces

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Toilet stall size toe clearance

Toilet Stall Size (toe clearance)

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Ambulatory toilet stall 1 6 based on the total number of toilets and urinals

Ambulatory Toilet Stall1:6 based on the total number of toilets and urinals

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Toilet paper dispensers

Toilet paper dispensers

  • 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

  • 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

  • Every accessible toilet must have side access.

Sinks no longer allowed next to toilets.

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Vanity equity

Vanity Equity

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

Emergency Strobe

Visual Door Bell

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Recommendations

Recommendations

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

UD&C Recommends

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Bed heights

Bed Heights

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

UD&C Recommends

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Recreation access criteria

Recreation Access Criteria

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

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Benches 42 wide minimum x 20 24 deep

Benches (42” wide minimum X 20”-24” deep)

Clear floor space for end approach

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Special use facilities recreation

Class I trail

Class IV trail

Special Use Facilities – Recreation

Participants & Spectators

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Exercise machines and equipment 3004 adaag 1004

Exercise Machines and Equipment3004 ADAAG §1004

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Golf access 2004 adaag 1006

Golf Access2004 ADAAG §1006

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Swimming pools 2004 adaag 1008

Swimming Pools 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?

Comments?

Additions?

Rebuttal?

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Ud c services process

UD&C Services & Process

  • 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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