§ 155.176  ACCESSIBLE PARKING SPACES FOR DISABLED PERSONS.
   (A)   (1)   Handicap parking spaces accessible to disabled persons shall be provided in accordance with this section, the American with Disabilities Act (ADA), and any Federal regulations promulgated hereafter. Parking lots must designate accessible spaces for use of persons with disabilities (Handicap Accessible Spaces) as follows:
 
Total Parking Spaces
Accessible Spaces
10—50
1
51—100
2
101—300
3
301—500
5
500 plus
1% of total
 
      (2)   Note: A minimum of one van accessible space measuring 96 inches wide minimum is required.
   (B)   (1)   Handicap accessible spaces must be marked and designated in accordance with the standards and specifications adopted by the Commissioner of licensing and regulation of the Texas Department of Transportation under Tex. Rev. Civ. Stat, Art. 9102, § 5(c), relating to the identification and dimensions of Parking Spaces for persons with disabilities, as amended, or as otherwise required by federal or state law.
      (2)   Additional handicap accessibility standards are as follows:
 
Parking
a.
Accessible route(s) from the parking area to the building
b.
Curb ramps a minimum of 40 inches wide with a maximum slope of 1:12 and textured surfaces
c.
Curb cuts ate each corner
 
 
Sidewalks:
a.
Maximum level change of one-half inch
b.
Minimum width of 48 inches
c.
Maximum openings in surfaces or three-eighths inch
 
(Ord. 09-0721, passed 7-21-2009)  Penalty, see § 155.999