CARM Exteriors

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Explains how to build to California's Title 24 and Federal ADA requirements for accessible design. Hundreds of clear illustrations and charts with critical dimensions that make building to federal accessibility standards easy to understand. Covers building accessibility such as entrances, exits, doors, doorways, ramps, walks and stairways, parking and transportation facilities, public telephones, ATM's, vending machines, drinking fountains, signage, guardrails,curb ramps, walks and sidewalks.


Weight 0.5000
ISBN 1-889892-47-5
Page Count 160
Publisher Builder Books Inc.
Dimensions 4 x 7

Quickly find what you need to build to California's Title 24 and Federal ADA requirements for accessible design. Here you'll find hundreds of clear illustrations and charts with critical dimensions that make building to federal accessibility standards easy to understand.

This booklet covers basic building accessibility such as entrances, exits, doors, doorways, ramps, walks and stairways, parking and transportation facilities, public telephones , ATM's, vending machines, drinking fountains, signage, gardrails,curb ramps, walks and sidewalks and much more.

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KEY TO SECTIONS
Section Numbers and order correspond to the full edition of CARM: California Accessibility Reference Manual, Codes & Checklist (2nd Edition). Only those Sections most relevant to Exteriors have been selected this reference; thus, the gaps in Section Numbers. For more detailed information, always refer to actual text of the relevant California and Federal laws and regulations (which are included in CARM 2nd Edition).
ILLUSTRATED CHECKLIST
1.Accessibility in New Buildings
2.Building Accessibility
4.Accessibility for Existing Buildings and Facilities
16.Requirements for Accessible Routes in Covered Buildings w/o Elevator
17.Accessible Routes of Travel
18.Parking
19.Passenger Drop-Off and Loading Zones
20.Ramps
21.Guardrails
22.Curb Ramps
24.Walks and Sidewalks
25.Hazards
26.Stairways
27.Entrances & Exits
28.Egress and Areas for Evacuation Assistance
29.Doors & Doorways
30.Door Hardware
31.Thresholds at Doorways
32.Clear Floor or Ground Space for Wheelchairs
33.Floors, Levels and Ground Surfaces
35.Corridors, Hallways & Exterior Exit Balconies
36.Water Fountains (Drinking)
37.Space Allowances
38.Reach Ranges
41.Special Access (Wheelchair) Lifts
42.Public Telephones
43.Sanitary Facilities
58.Controls & Operating Mechanisms, Vending Machines
59.Automated Teller (ATM) and Point-of-Sale (POS) Machines
61.Signs and Identification
63.Means of Egress Idenfication Signs
64.2001 California Electrical Code
65.Transportation Facilities
66.Standards for Card Readers at Gasoline Fuel Dispensing Facilities
APPENDICES / ADDITIONAL REFERENCES
A1Avaliable Exceptions
A2Acronyms and Abbreviations
A3Accessibility Terminology (Glossary)

Chapter One

1. ACCESSIBILITY IN NEW BLDGS
1
General Requirements
Buildings and portions shall be accessible to persons with disabilities.1
All areas of new buildings and facilities shall be made accessible.
Design
The design/construction of accessible elements shall be in accordance with CA Title 24 Chapter 1 and sections that are listed in Section 1114B.1.1, Facility Accessibility, Design and Construction.2
2
Maintenance of Accessible Features
A public accommodation shall maintain in operable working condition all required accesibility features and equipment.3
This section does not prohibit isolated/temporary interruptions in service or access due to maintenance or repairs.4
All dimensions provided below are subject to conventional building industry tolerances for field conditions.5

REFERENCES
1. CA T241101B.1
2. CA T241101B.2
3. CA T241101B.3.1
4. CA T24 1101 B.3.2
5. CA T241101BA
3
Temporary Structures
Accessibility requirements apply to temporary buildings/facilities, as well. "Temporary buildings/facilities" are not of permanent construction but are extensively used or are essential for public use for a period of time.6
Examples of temporary buildings or facilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Reviewing stands, temporary classrooms, bleacher areas, exhibit areas, temporary banking facilities, temporary health screening services, or temporary safe pedestrian passageways around a construction site.6
Structures, sites and equipment directly associated with the actual process of construction such as scaffolding, bridging, materials hoists, or construction trailers are not included.6

Temporary Restrictions
During periods of partial or restricted use of a building or facility, the entrances used for primary access shall be accessible to and usable by persons with disabilities.7