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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) case law, regulations, reference materials
Revised the Department's ADA regulations, including its ADA Standards for Accessible Design
Information and Technical Assistance on the Americans with Disabilities Act
Scope and technical requirements from the ADA.
Overview of ADA compliance issues for state and local governments.
Evaluating the Physical Accessibility of Emergency Shelters
Court cases, etc
How the ADA applies to people with psychiatric disabilities.
Full text as printed in the Federal Register (7/26/91)
Full text as printed in the Code of Federal Regulations (7/1/94)
ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities
Full text of minimum requirements for bus stops, railway stations, boat docks, etc.
Text of the Americans with Disabilities Act, Public Law 336 of the 101st Congress, enacted July 1990
ADA Design Requirements for Van Accessible Parking Spaces
When a business restripes a parking lot, it must provide accessible parking spaces as required by the ADA
ADA Information Line - tollfree number
National Fire Protection Association codes
Online access to NFPA codes
Permanent and temporary buildings, processes, equipment, systems, etc
Apply to the selection, installation, inspection, maintenance, and testing of portable extinguishing equipment
Addresses those construction, protection, and occupancy features necessary to minimize danger to life from fire
Applies to the design and installation of automatic fire sprinkler systems and exposure protection sprinkler systems
Fire protection requirements for life safety from fire in fixed guideway transit and passenger rail systems.
The requirements for the installation of standpipes and hose systems
Defines types of building construction based on the combustibility and the fire resistance rating of structural elements
Applies to the storage, handling, and use of flammable and combustible liquids, including waste liquids
Applies to the spray application of flammable or combustible materials
Fire protection and fire life safety requirements for elevated highways, road tunnels, bridges, etc.
Installation of electrical conductors, equipment, and raceways; signaling and communications conductors, equipment, etc
Text of the code
Fire protection requirements for construction and protection of open and enclosed parking structures.
Related to the design, installation, operation, inspection, and maintenance of all public and private cooking operations
Fire protection requirements for airports and aircraft fueling, maintenance, fire extinguishers, etc.
Fire protection requirements for watercraft, marinas, boatyards, piers, etc.