The ADA vs. ANSI A117.1

This is a placeholder for a post to memorialize the comments I always make to new members of the profession regarding the fact that there is an accessibility code (ICC/ANSI A117.1) that is a standard incorporated by reference into the State Building Code and enforceable by the local building official, and then there is the ADA which is a Federal Regulation, not subject to local AHJ authority but rather to the authority of the Department of Justice.

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