Except as specified in ADAAG 9.1, hotels, motels, inns, boarding houses, dormitories, and other similar places of transient lodging must comply with the applicable provisions of ADAAG 4.1 through 4.35.
EXCEPTION: ADAAG 9.1 through 9.4 do not apply to an establishment located within a building that contains not more than five rooms for rent or hire and that is actually occupied by the proprietor of such establishment as the residence of such proprietor.
Number of Rooms Required to be Fully Accessible
| Table B:
Number of Rooms Required to be Accessible to People with Hearing Impairment
|Number of Rooms||Accessible Rooms||Rooms with Roll-in Showers||Number of Rooms||Accessible Rooms|
|1 to 25||1||1 to 25||1|
|26 to 50||2||26 to 50||2|
|51 to 75||3||1||51 to 75||3|
|76 to 100||4||1||76 to 100||4|
|101 to 150||5||2||101 to 150||5|
|151 to 200||6||2||151 to 200||6|
|201 to 300||7||3||201 to 300||7|
|301 to 400||8||4||301 to 400||8|
|401 to 500||9||4 plus one for each additional 100 over 400||401 to 500||9|
|501 to 1000||2% of total||501 to 1000||2% of total|
|1001 and over||20 plus 1 for each 100 over 1000||1001 and over||20 plus 1 for each 100 over 1000|
|9.1.1||Public/Common Use Areas:||Do all public use and common use areas comply with 4.1 through 4.35? (Use Forms 1 to 22 as applicable)|
|9.1.2||Number of Accessible Rooms:||Does the number of accessible sleeping rooms or suites comply with Table A?|
|9.1.2||Number of Rooms With Roll-in Showers:||In hotels of 51 or more sleeping rooms or suites, are additional accessible sleeping rooms with roll-in showers provided in compliance with Table A?|
|Roll-in Showers:||Do the roll-in showers comply with requirements of 4.21 and Figure 57(a) or 57 (b)? (Use Form 17: Bathtubs and Showers)|
|9.1.4||Classes of Sleeping Rooms:||Are the accessible rooms and suites dispersed among
various classes of sleeping accommodations available to all patrons? (Factors to be
considered include room size, cost, amenities and number of beds provided.)
Is equivalent facilitation provided as follows:
For purposes of this section, the operator may choose to limit construction of accessible rooms to those designed for multiple occupancy rooms if the multiple occupancy accessible rooms are made available at a single-occupancy rate to an individual with a disability who requests a single-occupancy room.
|9.2.2||Accessible Rooms and Suites Accessible Route:||Are the accessible rooms and suites on an accessible route complying with 4.3? (Use Form 12: Building Lobbies and Corridors)|
|9.2.2(2)||Accessible Route:||Does an accessible route complying with 4.3 connect
all accessible spaces and elements within the accessible units, including telephones? (Use
Form 13: Building Corridors and Lobbies)
Note: An elevator is not required in a multi-story unit, if the spaces identified in 9.2.2(6) and (7) below are on an accessible level and the accessible sleeping area is suitable for dual occupancy.
|9.2.2(1)||Maneuvering Space at Beds:||Do accessible sleeping rooms have a maneuvering space
at least 36 inches wide located along both sides of a bed?
Where two beds are provided, is there at least a 36 inch wide maneuvering space located between the two beds?
|9.2.2(3)||Doors:||Do the doors into and within the accessible units comply with 4.13? (Use Form 11: Doors and Gates)|
|9.2.2(4)||Storage:||If fixed or built-in storage facilities are provided,
does at least one of each type provided comply with 4.25? (Use Form 14: Rooms and Spaces)
Note: Additional storage may be provided outside the dimensions required in 4.25.
|9.2.2(5), 9.2.2(7)||Controls:||Do all controls in the accessible units and on appliances or other built-in features comply with 4.27? (Use Form 14: Rooms and Spaces)|
|9.2.2(6)||Accessible Areas and Spaces:||Where provided as part of an accessible unit, are the
living area; dining area; at least one sleeping area; and patio, terrace or balcony
EXCEPTION: The requirements of 4.13.8 (thresholds at doors) and 4.3.8 (changes in level) do not apply where it is necessary to utilize a higher door threshold or a change in level to protect the integrity of the unit from wind/water damage. Where this exception results in patios, terraces or balconies that are not at an accessible level, equivalent facilitation shall be provided. (e.g., equivalent facilitation at a hotel patio or balcony might consist of providing raised decking or a ramp to provide accessibility.)
|9.2.2(6)||Bathrooms:||Is at least one full bathroom accessible?
If only half-baths are provided, is at least one half-bath accessible? (Use Form 16: Toilet Rooms and Bathrooms, and Form 17: Bathtubs and Showers)
|9.2.2(6)||Parking:||If parking is provided, is the carport, garage or parking space accessible? (Use Form 1: Parking)|
|9.2.2(7)||Kitchens:||If provided as part of an accessible unit, are kitchens, kitchenettes, or wet bars accessible?|
|Is clear floor space at least 30 inches by 48 inches provided for a front or parallel approach to cabinets, counters, sinks, and appliances?|
|Are countertops and sinks mounted no more than 34 inches above the floor?|
|Is at least 50% of the shelf space in cabinets or refrigerator/freezers within the reach ranges of between 15 inches and 48 inches for a front approach and between 9 inches and 54 inches for a parallel approach?|
|9.2.2(8)||Accommodations for Persons with Hearing Impairments:||In rooms and suites required to be accessible under Table A, are visual alarms, notification devices and telephones complying with 9.3 (see below) provided?|
|9.1.3||Additional Rooms for Persons with Hearing Impairments:||Are additional sleeping rooms or suites for persons with hearing impairments provided in compliance with Table B?|
|9.3||Visual Alarms:||Are auxiliary visual alarms complying with 4.28.4
provided in the accessible rooms or suites required in Tables A and B? (Use Form 20:
Are electrical outlets provided (including one connected to the facility's central alarm system) to enable room occupants to utilize portable devices provided by the operator of the facility?
|Visual Notification Devices:||Are visual notification devices to alert room
occupants of incoming telephone calls and a door knock or bell provided in the accessible
sleeping rooms or suites required in Tables A and B?
Are electrical outlets provided to enable room occupants to utilize portable devices provided by the operator of the facility?
|Are visual notification devices not connected to the auxiliary visual alarm signal devices?|
|9.3.1||Telephones:||If the telephone is permanently installed, does it have a volume control capable of a minimum of 12 dbA and a maximum of 18 dbA above normal? (If an automatic reset is provided, then 18 dbA may be exceeded.)|
|Is there an accessible electrical outlet within 4 feet of a telephone connection to facilitate the use of a text telephone?|
|9.4||All Other Rooms and Suites:||Do doors and doorways designed to allow passage into and within all other sleeping rooms, suites, or other covered units provide at least a 32 inch clear opening width?|
|9.1.5||Alterations -- Accessible Rooms:||When sleeping rooms or suites are altered, is at least one accessible room or suite complying with 9.1.2 and 9.2 (see above) provided for each 25 altered rooms (or portion thereof) until the number equals that in Table A?|
|Rooms for Persons with Hearing Impairments:||In addition, when sleeping rooms or suites are altered, is at least one room complying with 9.1.3 and 9.3 (see above) provided for each 25 altered rooms (or portion thereof) until the number equals that in Table B?|
Diagram (a): Where a fixed seat is provided in a 30 inch minimum by 60 inch (716 mm by 1220 mm) minimum shower stall, the controls and spray unit on the back (long) wall shall be located a maximum of 27 inches (685 mm) from the side wall where the seat is attached. (4.21.2, 9.1.2)
Diagram (b): An alternate 36 inch minimum by 60 inch (915 mm by 1220 mm) minimum shower stall is illustrated. The width of the stall opening stall shall be a minimum of 36 inches (915 mm) clear located on a long wall at the opposite end of the shower from the controls. The shower seat shall be 24 inches (610 mm) minimum in length by 16 inches (330 mm) minimum in width and may be rectangular in shape. The seat shall be located next to the opening to the shower and adjacent to the end wall containing the shower head and controls. (4.21.2, 9.1.2, A4.23.3)
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