ADA Compliance is Strictly Regulated and Enforced
In order for all people, including those with disabilities, to be able to access businesses and buildings, the American Disabilities Act has strict regulations property owners must follow. Appropriately designated parking spaces, curb cuts for wheelchair access onto sidewalks, and properly pitched ramps and railings are all necessary for ADA compliance.
ADA Compliance for Parking Lots
There are a number of things to consider to ensure that your business is in full ADA compliance. For starters, you must have an adequate number of accessible parking spaces as determined by the size of your parking lot or the needs of your visitors. For example, medical and rehabilitation facilities are required to have a significantly higher ratio of accessible parking spaces than a grocery store with a comparable lot size.
ADA compliance for parking lots goes beyond the number of spaces you have. Van accessibility must be factored in, requiring wider spaces, and those must be closest to the entrance. Spaces must be clearly marked and located within a distance from the building’s entrance. For a complete
Contact National Pavement for ADA Compliance
To ensure your parking lot is accessible to all visitors, reach out to our ADA experts at National Pavement. We are committed to helping businesses provide safe, convenient parking for those who require accessible parking, and we are up-to-date on all strict regulations in accordance to the ADA guidelines. To learn more about our ADA compliance services, contact us at 315-287-4400.