- Are there ramps, lifts, or elevators to all levels?
- On each level, if there are are stairs between the entrance and/or elevator and essential public areas, is there an accessible alternate route?
- For levels not serviced by an elevator, ramp, or lift:
- Do trends have a non-slip surface?
- Do stairs have continuous rails on both sides, with extensions beyond the top and bottom stairs?
- Are there both visible and audible door opening / closing and floor indicators (one tone means up, two tones means down)?
- Are the call buttons in the hallway no higher than 42 inches?
- Do the controls inside the cab have raised and Braille lettering?
- Is there a sign on both doorjambs at each floor identifying the floor in raised and Braille letters?
- If an emergency intercom is provided, is it usable without voice communication?
- Is the emergency intercom identified by Braille and raised letters?
Lifts / Elevator Alternative Guidelines
- Can the lift be used without assistance? If not, is a call button provided?
- Is there at least 30 inches by 48 inches of clear space for a person in a wheelchair to approach to reach the controls and use the lift?
- Are controls between 15 inches and 48 inches high (up to 54 inches if a side approach is possible)?
For additional information regarding these guidelines, please contact the Building Inspections Department at (918) 358-3506