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.