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4.30.6 Mounting Location and Height
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Where permanent identification is provided for rooms and spaces, signs shall be installed on the wall adjacent to the latch side of the door.  Where there is no wall space to the latch side of the door, including at double leaf doors,signs shall be placed on the nearest adjacent wall.   Mounting height shall be 60 in. (1525mm) above the finished floor to the centerline of the sign.  Mounting location for such signage shall be so that a person may approach within 3 in. (76mm) of signage without encountering protruding objects or standing within the swing of a door.

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The ADA requires symbol of access signs for reserved accessible parking spaces

According to Federal Register section 4.6.4 of the ADA: "Accessible parking spaces shall be designated as reserved by a sign showing the symbol of accessibility..such signs shall be located so they cannot be obscured by a vehicle parked in the space."  Spaces complying with 4.1.2(b)...shall have an additional sign "Van Accessible" mounted below the symbol of accessibility.   Furthermore, the access areas of these buildings must be clearly marked with the symbol of accessibility.

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Title II and Title III Requires Special ADA Signage in the following places of "Public Accommodations" and "Commercial Facilities":

a) an inn, hotel, motel, or other places of lodging except for 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 as residence of such proprietor
b) a restaurant, bar or other establishment serving food or drink
c) a motion picture house, theater, concert hall, stadium or other place of exhibition or entertainment
d) an auditorium, convention center, lecture hall or other place of public gathering
e) a bakery, grocery store, clothing store, hardware store, shopping center or other sales or rental establishment
f) a laundromat, dry cleaner, bank, barber shop, beauty shop, travel service, show repair service, funeral parlor, gas station, office of an accountant or lawyer, pharmacy, insurance office, professional office of a health care provider, hospital or other service establishment
g) a terminal depot or other station used for a specified public transportation
h) a museum, library, gallery, or other place of public display or collection
i) a park, zoo, amusement park or other place of recreation
j) a nursery, public or private schools or other places of education
k) a day care center, senior citizen's center, homeless shelter, food bank, adoption agency or other social service center establishment
l) state universities, local, state government agencies
m) office buildings, factories and warehouses

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Don't make the mistake of buying and installing the wrong signs.  Let Tactile Signage, Inc. clear up any confusion and insure the success of your signage program.

Please call us for your free ADA consultation and facility assessment.  Tactile wants to be part of your company's solutions to the ADA signage requirements.

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