Does ADA Compliance apply to the property I am purchasing?
When your store or office, or your facility is open to the public, ADA Compliance Requirements most likely apply. Apartments and rental houses may have to comply.
Are there exceptions? Of course. Existing older buildings receive a great deal of leeway. Making adjustments to a structure that would cause excessive costs, for example.
There are a number of different government compliance regulations (and thousands of pages):
Fines, lawsuits, complaints can occur and sometimes appear unreasonable. My experience indicates that if you have a paper trail showing honest intent of moving steadily toward compliance; you dramatically reduce the likelihood of a fine, lawsuit, or complaint.
Have a certified ADA inspection. Call Jack at A to Z to learn more.
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