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Presenter: Glenn Dea, AIA, CASp

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Los Angeles, CA

LA Metro Headquarters Building Plaza View Conference Room, 4th Floor
One Gateway Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Phone: 213-922-6000

This seminar is closed or full.


To find room at the location, please proceed to 3rd Floor Security Desk

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):         12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:             1:15 - 4:30 pm

Complying with Federal and State Accessibility Requirements

   History and development of the California Building Code
   Development of the Americans with Disabilities Act Standards
       for Accessible Design
   Relationship between ADA federal requirements, state requirements,
      and building codes
   Entities and facilities that are covered
   Scoping requirements
   Readily-achievable barrier removal
   New construction
   New policies and procedures
   Safe harbors

Meeting Standards in the California Building Code and ADA

   Path of travel
   Accessible parking
   Exterior accessible routes
   Ramps and stairways
   Entrances and doors
   Interior accessible routes
   Accessible toilet facilities
   Drinking fountains
   Signage standards
   Accessible kitchen facilities
   Assembly areas
   Assistive listening systems
   Recreational facilities

Reviewing New Materials/Technologies and
Anticipated Developments in Codes/Standards

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Interior Designers
  • Contractors

     5.0 California Accessibility Hours
     6.5 AIA HSW Learning Units

Professional Engineers
     6.5 PDHs

Interior Designers
     6.5 Continuing Ed. Hours

International Code Council
     .65 CEUs (Accessibility)

     Non-Credit Continuing Ed.

Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public and offers 5.0 California accessibility hours to architects and 6.5 continuing education hours to California interior designers. The American Institute of Architects has approved this activity for 6.5 HSW Learning Units. Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.

This course offers 6.5 non-credit continuing education hours to professional engineers and interior designers in California. It will qualify for 6.5 PDHs/CE hours in most other states. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 6.5 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CEs.

The International Code Council has approved this activity for .65 CEUs in the specialty area of Accessibility.

This course also offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to construction contractors. Credit approval is not being sought in any state with a contractor continuing education requirement.

Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.


Glenn Dea, AIA, CASp

Vice President of Creative Design Associates

Mr. Dea is a licensed California architect and ICC-certified accessibility inspector/plansexaminer. He has been employed in the architecture and construction industry since 1988.Since 2001, Mr. Dea’s practice has focused on compliance with federal and California accessstandards, ADA transition plan services, and accessible design. He has managed accessibilitysurveys, plan reviews, and code analyses for corporate, education, and governmental clientsthroughout California.From 2004 to 2011, Mr. Dea reviewed over $900 million of construction as a consultant accesscompliance plan reviewer to California’s Division of the State Architect (DSA) – Los AngelesBasin Region Office. In 2008, he became one of California’s first certified access specialists(CASp), based on experience and testing criteria administered by the DSA.Since 2014, Mr. Dea has served as alternate delegate to the ICC Consensus Committee onAccessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, contributing to creation of the 2017 Edition of theICC A117.1 Accessibility Standard. The ICC A117.1 Standard has been adopted by buildingcode jurisdictions throughout the United States. Mr. Dea has provided technical assistance toattorneys and other clients to assist in the resolution of lawsuits, complaints, and claims relatedto state and federal access laws.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $279.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $279.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $259.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.