ADA Certification & Consultations Lancaster, CA

CASP Inspectors is an unrelated, professional business that is specialized in the inspection of commercial and residential structures located in Lancaster, Los Angeles, CA. We’re committed to offering our customers excellent service at an affordable price. Our aim is to supply you with reliable details regarding your property to help you make informed decisions about the future use or sale of your property.

AVOID A $75,000.00 FINE

Federal law allows for fines of up to $75,000 for the first ADA violation and $150,000 for any additional ADA violations

Our Licensed CASp Experts are educated on the most up-to-date techniques related to the Americans with Disabilities Act per the City and state of Lancaster of Los Angeles California, and can help you avoid costly ADA lawsuits by offering a wide range of ADA Compliance Consultations and Construction Services Including:

    • Accessibility audits for existing facilities or new construction projects.
    • Designing accessible buildings for all types of Commercial Properties.
    • Providing technical assistance on accessibility issues
    • Consulting on best methods for building design and management
    • Training staff members about how to comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act in Lancaster, CA
    • Conducting training sessions for clients and their employee
    • Developing policies and procedures related to disability-related issues

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ADA Inspection Services

Our Accessibility Consultants will inspect thoroughly your location within Lancaster, Los Angeles, CA. This includes reviewing the accessibility aspects in all their entirety, including but not limited to: exits and entrances, ramps, elevators, restrooms, signage, etc. Our team will also offer suggestions on how you might be able to improve your current conditions or make adjustments to better accommodate people using wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Contact us now at . to schedule your free initial assessment.

ADA Lawsuit Mitigation

The ADA Law requires that all businesses and organizations provide access to persons who are disabled. Sometimes, accessibility is not enough. people who are using wheelchairs or other mobility devices require an environment that is more welcoming so that they can feel comfortable while visiting a business. This includes ramps, adequate signage for building entrances as well as exits , wider doors, and other features that make it easier for those with disabilities to get around.

Division of the State Architect (DSA)

A specialist in accessibility is accountable to ensure that the buildings are constructed and designed in conformity with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) and other accessibility laws. The Accessibility Specialist will work with the architect, owner contractor or builder to ensure that accessible features are included in all new construction or renovation projects. This includes ensuring that structural changes , like changes in doorways and hallways do not increase the cost of the project , and also that accessible features are maintained all through the life of the building.

ADA Construction Services

According to compliance standards applied in the city, the design, construction, and alterations done to private and public sector facilities, buildings, and sites must comply with the requirements of the Americans With Disabilities Act and Architectural Barriers Act. This meant that public transportation facilities, commercial facilities, and places of public accommodation had to meet ADA accessibility standards by applying technical guidance provided by the U.S. Access Board and the state architect.

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ADA Consultations for all types of properties within Lancaster CA

We are a team of certified, experienced inspectors that specialize on ADA Compliance in Lancaster, Los Angeles, CA. We’re available 24/7 to assist you in receiving the most cost efficient assessment on your job. Let us help you get started with your service. We’ll give you a no-cost 15-minute no-obligation consultation with one of our licensed inspectors in Lancaster, Los Angeles, CA area to discuss your needs.

MUSEUM ADA COMPLIANCE

The ADA covers movie theaters, comedy clubs, and similar places of public accommodation; i.e., all locations within your venue must be physically accessible to those with disabilities.

RESTAURANT CASp

The Americans with Disabilities Act is a Federal civil rights law that prohibits the exclusion of people with disabilities from everyday activities, such as enjoying a meal at a restaurant. 

COMMERCIAL BUILDING CONSULTING ASp

If you operate a Doctor office, Dental office, or similar – you’ll need to make sure you facility accommodates the disabled. 

POOL ADA INSPECTION

Whether you own the entire stip mall or only one shop in the facility, we’ll work with you to make sure you’re ADA Compliant. 

Parking lot ADA INSPECTION

If you own a gas station, you’ll want to make sure your pumps are ADA friendly, as well as parking, bathroom access and more. 

BATHROOM ADA INSPECTION

Whether you’re a restaurant with an online menu, or run an online ecommerce website, you’ll need to make sure you are ADA compliant. 

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Who's Required to Be ADA Compliant?

All publicly accessible businesses must be disability friendly / accessible.

Ada compliance is a major issue these days, especially with regards to buildings. Audits to ensure compliance are essential to ensure the structure is compliant with ADA guidelines and doesn’t present any danger to the safety of persons with disabilities. A certified accessibility specialist can offer a more in-depth analysis of your property, which will include the accessibility features you have in place. They’ll be able to provide you with a complimentary ADA compliance inspection estimate specifically tailored to your needs and concerns.

A Lancaster Property Owner's Guide for ADA Consultations & Construction in CA

Related to the Accessibility Standards Compliance Act

The American Disability Act is a civil rights legislation that prevents discrimination against people with a disability. Under Title II Public Service provisions of ADA, all transportation and pedestrian facilities are available to disabled people. Orange County Public Works operates all public transportation and pedestrian facilities throughout county-maintained areas. The Disabilities Act prohibits discrimination, and you would do well to hire a CASp who knows how the Americans With Disabilities Act applies to public services and other public entities. Make your buildings in Orange County or any other location in California accessible to people with disabilities. We can offer you education and advice on the law, help you become an authority that feels responsible for the architectural procedures followed at your address in California. Our CASp will review the schools at your location and offer you recommendations that help you achieve building norms specified by the Americans With Disabilities Act.

ADA COMPLIANCE FAQ

A CASp or Certified Access Specialist pursues a career in assessing properties for state-specific construction accessibility standards and guidelines. The CASp is certified by the State of California to perform ADA inspections that ensure properties are compliant with applicable building-related accessibility rules.

Yes - Our ADA consultants will conduct a thorough ADA inspection of your facility in Lancaster California to make sure it is compliant with the ADA regulations. In areas that need the removal of barriers like fencing, signage, landscaping, curb ramp design, sidewalks, parking lot design, handicap access, and website design, we can provide DSA services and work closely with entities related to your project including your engineer, architect, and interior designer to remove them and help your business get ADA certified.

Without a CASp inspection, statutory damages of $4,000 under the Unruh Act (Civil Code §52(a)) may be applicable for each instance of a violation. Also, you may have to pay for the plaintiff's attorney fees in addition to these statutory charges.

Construction-related accessibility standards relate to how old your facility is and the date when you did renovation(s).

California businesses that own facilities open to the public built or renovated before January 26, 1992, have to remove barriers to persons with disabilities, provided it is possible to do this. A CASp will tell you when this is possible.

California businesses that own facilities open to the public built or renovated before January 26, 1992, and March 14, 2012, must be in compliance with the 1991 ADA Standards (1991 ADAS).

California businesses that own facilities open to the public and commercial facilities built or renovated on or after March 15, 2012, must be built in compliance with the 2010 ADA Standards (2010 ADAS).

All Los Angeles California businesses that own facilities that are open to the public or commercial facilities are required to be in ADA compliance in the State of California.

To learn more about these requirements, call us now!

Complying with accessibility standards ensures that your facility is safe and comfortable for all those who use it. For instance, if there's no ramp for wheelchairs that leads up to the front door, people using a wheelchair may find it difficult to find a place to park their wheelchair that is close to the front door. Also, if there isn't enough space between counters, customers in wheelchairs might find it difficult to approach these counters. Additionally, when you comply with federal guidelines for accessible design, you're liable for lower statutory damages, get a 90-day stay of court proceedings, and are entitled to an early evaluation of renovation(s). If you'd like to know more about the benefits of complying with the accessibility requirements, please contact us today!

The following aspects should be considered when determining whether your organization is in ADA compliance.

Physical Access- Does your establishment allow customers with mobility impairments easy access to restrooms, entries, exits, elevators, ramps, parking spaces, etc.? Many businesses have yet to provide handrails on stairways. Are there signs that indicate which areas can be accessed by wheelchairs?

Communications Access - Can those with hearing loss understand announcements made through speakers? What size font is used in posters, menus, and advertisements?

Program Access - Is it possible for users of screen readers to browse through the website without having to worry about errors? What type of text is available to users? Is the content presented in color?

The accessibility standards must be met. ensures that your facility is safe and comfortable for all those who use it. For instance, if there's no ramp for wheelchairs that leads up to the front door, people using a wheelchair may need to park further away from other drivers. This can pose safety issues because he might get stuck behind cars waiting to be allowed into the parking lot. Also, if there isn't enough space between counters and tables which customers are seated at, customers might feel uncomfortable in a position that is too close to their neighbors.

Additionally, those with disabilities can use public transportation more easily by knowing exactly where the nearest station is. Furthermore, many businesses fail due to a accessibility issues. The ADA mandates that all places of public accommodations provide services to anyone regardless of disability. If these facilities don't meet the accessibility requirements, then they're violating the law.

If you'd like to know more about the benefits of complying with the accessibility requirements, please contact us today!

If you own or operate an enterprise, you're required to be compliant with the ADA. In leased places of public accommodations and commercial properties, both the landlord and the tenant are responsible for ensuring ADA compliance.

Also, under California law, the commercial property owner or landlord is required to state on every rental agreement or lease form executed on or after January 1, 2017, whether or not their premises have been inspected by a CASp.

Our CASp can assist in specifying within the terms of the lease who is responsible for which areas of the facility.

You don't want to be penalized by the U.S. Department of Justice because you didn't meet the standards set by Title III of the Americans With Disabilities Act.

Follow these tips to avoid such a situation:

1. Make sure that your building is compliant with ADA access norms as described above.

2. Verify that your communication tools are compatible with the needs of people who suffer from various types of visual impairments. If, for example, you make use of Braille signage, make sure that the information that is provided by these devices can be easily understood.

3. Consider providing assistive listening devices so that patrons who are deaf can converse with the staff.

4. Give clear instructions on how to contact your customer support representatives. These instructions must cover phone numbers, email addresses, fax numbers, and so on.

5. Be aware of the many ways that people with vision difficulties use technology. Improve access by providing computer terminals and other technologies that can be used by people with such visual impairments.

To be considered "compliant," a facility must allow equal access to individuals with disabilities in public accommodations. In addition, a public accommodation must also be designed and constructed in accordance with applicable standards and building codes. As we mentioned before, DSA services help businesses become ADA certified and achieve ADA standards that ensure disabled people have full access to public facilities.

Here are a few examples of what might not be ADA-compliant:

  • Restaurants that require their guests to access the restaurant through a back entrance.

  • A lift that can go up one floor at a time.

  • A hotel room without bathrooms that can be fully accessed by wheelchair users.

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Division Of The State Architect (DSA) Services

The DSA’s ADA Program will be responsible for development and review of the architectural accessibility standards, evaluation for new projects to ensure conformance to these standards, audits of existing facilities to determine if they’re accessible, assistance with the design of special requirements that allow better access for people handicapped , and monitoring the construction of projects in order to ensure that they are in compliance with the ADA. The DSA is in charge of issuing accessibility standards since 1990, when it was renamed from the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (ATBCB).

The DSA is part of the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD). Accessibility Specialists are Certified Access Specialist. They have an in-depth understanding of ADA guidelines and federal laws that govern their profession. They’re able to work together with building owners, architects contractors, builders and other professionals to create an environment that is accessible for people with disabilities. The Accessibility Specialist can assist you comprehend the ADA rules and laws of the Federal government that govern their job, as and provide suggestions on how you can comply with these laws.

The accessibility specialist is accountable for ensuring that new construction projects comply with the specifications of local, state and federal laws to ensure ada standards. They can work with building owners, architects or contractors to determine and assess the barriers in a particular building and collaborate with the owner and architect, contractor or builder to eliminate these obstacles. The Accessibility Specialist can assist you to understand all the options available to accessibility.

 

We are also able to help you identify an Accessibility Consultant to assist with the project and report in Lancaster, Los Angeles, CA. Please contact us if have any queries regarding the accessibility requirements for an area or if you’d like to find out more about the ways we can assist in meeting this requirement.

We can assist you with any ADA-DSA Consultations and Construction requirements needed in the state of California. Please contact us if have any concerns about the accessibility requirements for an area or if you’d like to know more about our services to assist in meeting this requirement.

For more information about our services and qualifications, call us today at (818) 805-1915

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