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
Readily-achievable barrier removal
New policies and procedures
Meeting Standards in the California Building Code and ADA
Path of travel
Exterior accessible routes
Ramps and stairways
Entrances and doors
Interior accessible routes
Accessible toilet facilities
Accessible kitchen facilities
Assistive listening systems
Reviewing New Materials/Technologies and
Anticipated Developments in Codes/Standards
Who Should Attend
5.0 California Accessibility Hours
6.5 AIA LU|HSW
International Code Council
.65 CEUs (Accessibility)
Non-Credit Continuing Ed.
*Continuing education not
mandatory in California
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers 5.0 California accessibility hours to architects. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in California.
The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this activity for 6.5 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES. Visit www.halfmoonseminars.org for complete AIA/CES information.
This course offers 6.5 non-credit continuing education hours to professional engineers in California. It will qualify for up to 6.5 PDHs to engineers seeking continuing education credit in many other states. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.
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, ADAC, CASp
Vice President of Creative Design Associates
Glenn has been employed in the architecture and construction industry since 1988. He is a licensed California architect and ICC-certified accessibility inspector/plans examiner. Since 2001, Glenn’s practice has focused on compliance with federal and state accessibility standards, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) transition plan services, and accessible design covering buildings, sites, and pedestrian facilities in public rights-of-way. This has encompassed accessibility surveys, plan reviews, and code analyses for numerous corporate, education, and governmental clients. Glenn was a consultant access compliance plan reviewer to California’s Division of the State Architect (DSA) – Los Angeles Basin Region Office (2004-2011), and he was one of California’s first certified access specialists (CASp #023), based on experience and testing criteria administered by the DSA (2008). Since 2014, he has been an alternate delegate to the ICC/ANSI Committee on Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities, contributing to creation of the 2017 edition of the ICC A117.1 Accessibility Standard. The A117.1 Standard is adopted by building code jurisdictions throughout the United States. Glenn is a provider of technical assistance to attorneys and other clients to assist in the resolution of lawsuits, complaints, and claims related to state and federal access laws.
AIA Provider Statement:
HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES (email@example.com or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).
This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
Course Title: Designing for Accessibility Under ADA Standards and the CBC
Delivery Method: Live
Course Description: This 6.5 hour live lecture presentation covers compliance with federal and California accessibility requirements, readily-achievable barrier removal, alterations, new construction, safe harbors, and indoor and outdoor features and facilities.
Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the relationship between the federal Americans with Disability Act and the California Building Code and identify the entities and facilities that are covered by accessibility standards.
Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to identify readily-achievable barrier removal opportunities and distinguish requirements for alterations and new construction.
Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able meet accessibility standards compliant with both the ADA and the California Building Code for outdoor travel paths, accessible parking, exterior accessible routes, ramps and stairways, entrances and doors, and recreational facilities.
Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able meet accessibility standards compliant with both the ADA and the California Building Code for interior accessible routes, toilet facilities, showers, drinking fountains, kitchen facilities, signage, assembly areas, and assistive listening systems.
LUs: 6.5 LU Type: LU|HSWs.
Prerequisites: Familiarity with accessibility principles and compliance.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Intermediate
Course Expiration Date: 03/12/2022
Complaint Resolution Policy:
Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.