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California ADA Signs

Excellent source for ADA signs in California – http://adasigndepot.com/index.html

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ADA Signs

Excellent source for ADA signs http://www.compliancesigns.com/Disability-Handicap.shtml

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Parking Signs – Van Spaces

Van Accessible sign where required. $250 fine sign at each parking stall. CBC 1129B.4

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Parking Signs

Sign posted for each accessible parking space with International Symbol of Accessibility indicating that the space is reserved for persons with disabled parking permits. $250 fine sign at each parking stall. CBC 1129B.4

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Signs – International Symbol of Accessibility (ISA)

In California, ISA’s are required at: Building Entrances – CBC 1117B.5.8.1.2 Accessible Restrooms – adjacent to door – not on door – CBC 1117B.5.1.3 Transfer Seats in Auditoriums – CBC 1104B.3.4.1 Accessible Checkstands – when not all checkstands are accessible … Continue reading

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Restroom Door Signs / California

Doorways leading to sanitary facilities to be identified with geometric symbol centered on door 60” above finish floor.  Edges of signs to be rounded.  Signs to be ¼” thick. Corners of signs to have min. radius of 1/8”. Mens – … Continue reading

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Restroom Signs / California

The requirements for restroom signs in California are derived from both the Federal ADA and the California Building Code. The sign adjacent to the door, is required by both the ADA and the CBC.  Adjacent signs to include pictorial symbol … Continue reading

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Signs – Mounting Locations

Signs for rooms and spaces to be mounted on the wall adjacent to the latch side at 60” above finish floor.  Mounting location to allow person to approach within 3” of sign without encountering protruding objects or standing within the … Continue reading

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Character Sizes

Characters & numbers to be sized according to the viewing distance.  Min. character height for signs suspended above finish floor to be 3”.  Lower case letters are permitted CBC 1117B.5.4 ADAAG A4.30.3 Characters on signs required to be accessible to … Continue reading

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Signs – Tactile Requirements

Tactile signs & pictorial symbols: Pictorial symbol signs to have verbal description placed directly below pictogram.  Outside dim. of pictogram to be 6”. (Note: no specific requirement for size of symbol or ISA.) Characters to be raised 1/32”, to be … Continue reading

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