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(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
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:
Accessible route(s) from the parking area to the building
Curb ramps a minimum of 40 inches wide with a maximum slope of 1:12 and textured surfaces
Curb cuts ate each corner
Maximum level change of one-half inch
Minimum width of 48 inches
Maximum openings in surfaces or three-eighths inch
(Ord. 09-0721, passed 7-21-2009) Penalty, see § 155.999