The California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) has issued Information Bulletin 16-03 (attached), regarding the 2016 Legislative Changes to state laws related to building and building standards .  This information bulletin may be viewed on the following CBSC website page: Read More
CASp Impartiality.The question of CASp impartiality has come up in several public meetings over the past year, and I think it is worth discussing.  On more than one occasion I have witnessed first-hand that the advocates for the disabled community have pressed hard to have CASps serve their... Read More
The U.S. Access Board(link is external) has released new chapters for its online guide to accessibility standards under the Americans with Disabilities Act(link is external) (ADA) and the Architectural Barriers Act(link is external) (ABA). The new installments include information about requirements... Read More
Attorney General Bill Lockyer today announced his office has reached an agreement with Mill Valley officials to improve the city's enforcement of state disabled access laws and regulations."Local and state governments have the duty to enforce laws that make public buildings and facilities... Read More
"For more than 30 years, state law has made it clear individuals with disabilities have the same right as the general public to the full and free use of streets, sidewalks, walkways and public buildings and facilities," Lockyer said. "City and county officials and their building departments are... Read More
People with disabilities were, for too long, excluded from participating in many recreational activities, including swimming. The revised 2010 Standards change that. For the first time, the 2010 Standards set minimum requirements for making swimming pools, wading pools, and spas (pools) accessible... Read More