SF Accessible Business Entry

ADA4CA

Accessible Entry Procedures

Pre-Screening Form
Purpose – to verify that the building or business is exempt
Bldg. constructed w/ permit application dated on or after 2002
Bldg. or business operated by a recognized religious organization
“Bona Fide” private club
All business in structure are not “public accommodations” – thus the structure is not “a place of public accommodation.”
Submit as a pdf attachment to dbi.businessentrance@sfgov.org – with “Pre_Screening Submittal” in the subject line.

Checklist for Alterations to Commercial Storefronts for Accessibility
Identify category for entrance – complete Checklist for Alterations to Commercial Storefront for Accessibility – and bring to the Planning Information Center, 1660 Mission St., 1st Floor, Counter #1 for review and comment.

Category I – Qualifies if ANY of the following cases apply:
Case A – Entry in compliance w/ 1998 & permit filed prior to 7/1/92
Case B – Entry in compliance w/ 1998 CBC / permit filed between 7/1/92 & 1/1/02 / DBI gave final approval of accessible entry work
Case C – Entry in compliance with CHBC / eligible to use CHBC / permit file after 1995 w/ DBI approval.
Submit compliance checklist / spec compliance option – 5/23/18

Category II – Qualifies if ANY of the following cases apply:
Case A – No steps / non-compliance / permit prior to 1992
Case B – No steps / non-compliance / permit between 7/1/92 & 1/1/02
Case C – No steps / non-compliance / CHBC / permit after 1995
Submit compliance checklist / spec compliance option – 5/23/18
File for Bldg permit 8/23/18
Obtain Bldg. permit 8/23/19

Category III – Qualifies if – one step / non-compliance / permit prior to 1992 w/ DBI approval
Submit compliance checklist / spec compliance option – 5/23/19
File for Bldg permit 8/23/19
Obtain Bldg. permit 8/23/20

Category IV – Qualifies if – more than one step / non-compliance / permit prior to 1992 w/ DBI approval
Submit compliance checklist / spec compliance option – 11/23/19
File for Bldg permit 2/23/20
Obtain Bldg. permit 2/23/21

If Planning Dept. conceptually approves the remediation plan, attach Planning comment to the Category Checklist Compliance Form and submit per the compliance schedule.