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ADA Inspections for Building Accessibility

ADA Services for Building Accessibility: Services, Procedures, and Sample Pricing

building inspector cartoon2Our ADA Inspections for building accessibility, document all building and site elements that are included in the 2012 Florida Accessibility Code for Building Construction and the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design, for non-compliance.

Our ADA Inspections cite the specific code, includes a photo of the area, field measurements, and solutions. The ADA Inspection Report provides all of the information that the business or building owner needs in order to bring their facilities into compliance.  Our ADA Inspections provide the information needed for a facility ADA Transition Plan.

Our accessibility services focus on the Resort, Hotel, Restaurant, Retail, Bed & BreakfastCommercial Office and  Historical  markets.  Please click through for sample pricing.

Our ADA Experts work with business owners, building owners, ADA Coordinators, Realtors, facilities managers, risk managers and property managers to ensure that both their employees and their customers have a safe and accessible experience.  There are ADA Tax Credits for removing architectural barriers to accessibility.

  • On-site consultation fees start at $500.  Please contact us to discuss your individual situation. Travel, resources, expert consultants, follow-up and other items may apply.

All ADA inspections are priced based on an “Individual Scope of Work,”  which may include the following:

  • Facility size and type
  • Number of buildings and floors
  • Business Type
  • Buildings age and renovation dates
  • Historical codes
  • Travel distance from Orlando
  • Current litigation
  • Time Frame Urgency
  • Services Requested

Disability Smart Solutions is located in the Orlando Florida area. Accessibility services are available throughout Florida and the USA. International Clients are considered on an individual basis.

Our team of ADA Consultants has the knowledge, innovation, imagination and collaborative partners to create successful accessible business solutions. Please contact us to review your individual needs.

ADA Inspection Services and Procedures

ADA Accessibility Inspection

  1. Review the Type of Place of Accommodation.
  2. Review any existing plans.
  3. Review any corporate directed policies or standards.
  4. Review any existing ADA litigation regarding the Clients facility
  5. Discover the age of the facility and which codes apply.
  6. Review the locations of multiple facilities.
  7. Create an individual ADA Accessibility Inspection plan based on the size and type of facility, prior to the scheduled physical inspections.
  8. Walk-through the facility with the Clients representative to review any accessibility areas of concern.
  9. Perform a detailed inspection of all areas of the Clients facility that are included under both the 2012 Florida Accessibility Code for Building Construction and the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design.
  10. The ADA Accessibility Survey Report or ADA Transition Plans include measurements, photographs, and documentation of both the existing condition and the 2010 ADA Code standard for each area.
  11. Provide an ADA Accessibility Survey Report or ADA Transition Plan, including all of the information from the inspection with diagrams and recommendations.
  12. Recommend additional accessibility changes, when observed, that go  beyond the ADA Code to increase ease-of-use.
  13. Review the ADA Accessibility Survey Report with Client and Key Staff.

Project Consultation: Additional Services

  1. The ADA Inspector is available to all team members for questions and answers regarding the ADA Accessibility Survey Report.
  2. Review or recommend local State Licensed Architects and Engineers, when construction documents are required for renovation compliance work that requires a building permit.
  3. Review bids for ADA Compliance construction documents.
  4. Review construction documents to verify that all 2010 ADA Code concerns are addressed.
  5. Consult with the Clients preferred Architect and/or Engineer.
  6. Review or recommend State licensed Building Contractors to implement the construction.
  7. Consult with the Clients preferred Building Contractor.
  8. Consult with Signage Supplier.
  9. Answer questions for maintenance staff who are making the compliance upgrades.
  10. Review resources for compliance items.  Examples: signage, grab bars, alarms, pool lifts.
  11. Address any concerns during the compliance phase.
  12. Meet wit a Clients legal team regarding anything that they might need for litigation.
  13. Inspect multiple facilities, locations or franchises for 2010 ADA Compliance and accessibility areas of concern.  For example: inspect all of a National Brand Retail Store Outlets in Florida to verify that all of the stores are in compliance.
  14. New Urbanism:  Inspect cities, developments and parks for accessibility and walkability.
  15. Consultation with Owners of Historical Buildings regarding what they can do to make their building compliant without negatively impacting the architectural integrity.
  16. Inspect facilities for additional Universal Design solutions.
  17. Inspect facilities for Sensory Concerns that might have a negative impact on the comfort of the building users.  Example: sounds, smells, and temperature.

Post-ADA Inspection Compliance Audit

  1. Review, photograph, measure and document the completed accommodation changes to verify compliance.
  2. Review any newly built areas that were not addressed in the original ADA Accessibility Survey Report.
  3. Provide documentation for the Clients legal team if required.

Historic Bed and Breakfast in Mississippi. Photo by Susan P. Berry

Historic Bed and Breakfast in Mississippi. Photo by Susan P. Berry    See Accessible  Bed and Breakfasts for sample fees and services.

Houmas House Plantation, Louisiana, photo by Susan P. Berry

Houmas House Plantation, Louisiana, photo by Susan P. Berry    See Accessible Historical Properties for sample fees and services.

Customer Service for Disabled Consumers

See Restaurant ADA Survey for sample fees and services.

See Retail ADA Survey for sample fees and services.

 UglyOffice Building

See Commercial Office Building ADA Survey for sample fees and services.
Our team of ADA Consultants has the knowledge, innovation, imagination and collaborative partners to create successful accessible business solutions. Please contact us to review your individual needs.

ADA Consulting for Architectural Barriers