Except as specified or modified in ADAAG 5, restaurants and cafeterias must comply with ADAAG 4.1 to 4.35.
|Accessible Tables and Dining Counters:||Does at least 5% (but not less than 1) of all fixed tables comply with 4.32 (See below)? OR Where food is consumed at a dining counter but there is no service, does a portion of the dining counter comply with 4.32 (See below)?|
|4.32.2; 4.2.4||Clear Floor Space - Seating:||Do seating spaces provided for wheelchair users have at least a 30 by 48 inch clear floor space which adjoins or overlaps an accessible route?|
|Is no more than 19 inches of the 30 by 48 inch clear space measured under the table? (See Figure 45)|
|4.32.3||Knee Space:||Is the knee space at least 27 inches high, 30 inches wide, and 19 inches deep? (See Figure 45)|
|4.32.4||Table/Counter Height:||Is the top of the table or counter between 28 and 34 inches above the floor?|
|5.1||Distribution:||Where separate areas are designated for smoking and non-smoking patrons, are accessible tables or counters proportionally distributed between smoking and non-smoking areas?|
|In new construction, and where practicable in alterations, are the accessible tables or counters distributed throughout the space?|
|Counters and Bars:||Where counter service is provided, is at least a 60
inch wide portion of the main counter no more than 34 inches high with at least 27 inch
high knee space below?
Is service available at accessible tables within the same area?
|Access Aisles:||Are all aisles between accessible fixed tables at least 36 inches wide?|
|5.4||Dining Areas - New Construction:||In new construction, are all dining areas, including
raised or sunken areas and outdoor seating areas, accessible?
EXCEPTION: An accessible means of vertical access to a mezzanine is not required in a building eligible for the elevator exception (See 4.1.3(5) Exception 1) where: (1) the area of mezzanine seating is not larger than 33% of the accessible seating area, (2) the same services and decorative character are provided in the accessible space and, (3) the accessible areas are not restricted to use by people with disabilities.
|Alterations:||In alterations, are all raised or sunken dining areas
and all parts of outdoor seating accessible?
Is accessible seating provided in an accessible space usable by the general public which provides the same services and decor as provided in inaccessible areas?
|5.5||Food Service Lines:||Do food service lines have at least 36 inches of clear width?|
|Tray Slide:||Are tray slides no more than 34 inches above the floor?|
|Self-Service Shelves - Food Service:||Where self-service shelves are provided for food service, is at least 50 percent of each type no higher than 54 inches above the floor for a parallel approach and no higher than 48 inches for a front approach?|
|5.6||Tableware and Condiment Areas:||Are self-service shelves and dispensing devices for tableware, dishware, condiments, food and beverages installed in accordance with Figure 54?|
|5.7||Raised Platforms:||In banquet rooms or spaces where a head table or speaker's lectern is located on a raised platform, is the platform accessible by means of a ramp or platform lift complying with 4.8 or 4.11? (Use Form 7: Ramps or Form 9: Platform Lifts.) (Lifts may only be used in certain limited situations in new construction. See Minimum Requirements Summary Sheets D and ADAAG 4.1.3(5) Exception 4)|
|Are the open edges of a raised platform protected by placement of tables or by a curb?|
|Vending Machines:||Are spaces for vending machines located on an accessible route? (Use Form 12: Building Lobbies and Corridors)|
The maximum height is 54 inches (1370 mm).
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