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International Building Code 2018 (IBC 2018)

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Chapter 11D Mandatory Accessibility Improvements for Buildings With a Place of Public Accommodation

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Section 1101D Scope

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Any building or portion of a building with a Place of Public Accommodation subject to the requirements of Chapter 11B of this Code is within the scope of this Chapter.
Exception: A building that was constructed under a building or site permit application filed on or after January 1, 2002.

A building constructed under the Building Code in effect on or after January 1, 2002 is presumed to be accessible to persons with disabilities and will be exempt from this Chapter 11D upon receipt by the Department of a written notice of exemption from the Owner or the Owner's authorized agent that provides a construction permit application number dated on or after January 1, 2002 and contact information for the Owner and/or Owner's authorized agent.

1101D.1 Compliance With Federal or State Laws

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Nothing in this Chapter 11D is intended to relieve the Owner or the operator of a Place of Public Accommodation of their obligation to comply with the requirements of any Federal or State law, including but not limited to the Americans with Disabilities Act, or to modify or extend the time for compliance with any such law.

1101D.2 Contractual Obligations

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Nothing in this Chapter 11D is intended to interfere with any contractual obligations between the Owner of a building within the scope of this Chapter and any lessee of space within the building.

Section 1102D Definitions

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For the purposes of this Chapter 11D, the following definitions shall apply:

"Accessible Entrance Route." An identifiable path of travel by means of which a Primary Entry may be approached, entered and exited, and which connects the Primary Entry with an exterior approach (including any adjacent sidewalks, streets and parking areas).

"Building Official." The Director of the Department or the Director's designee.

"California Construction-Related Accessibility Standards Compliance Act." Sections 55.51 through 55.53 of the California Civil Code as amended from time to time.

"California Historical Building Code." Part 8 of Title 24, California Code of Regulations.

"CASp Inspector." A person who has been certified by the State of California as a certified access specialist authorized to inspect a Place of Public Accommodation for compliance with construction-related accessibility standards.

"Checklist for Alterations to Commercial Store-front for Accessibility." A Checklist developed by or with the input of City departments or agencies with review authority over the subject buildings.

"Department." The Department of Building Inspection.

"Design Professional." A "Registered Design Professional" as defined in Chapter 2 of the Building Code.

"Disability Access Compliance Unit" or "Compliance Unit." The Unit within the Department established under Section 1112D of this Chapter.

"Equivalent Facilitation." As defined in Chapter 2 of the Building Code.

"Historic Resource." A building designated pursuant to Articles 10 and 11 of the Planning Code, listed on or determined eligible for listing on the California Register of Historic Resources or the National Register of Historic Places, or that is a 'qualified historical building' as defined in the California Historical Building Code.

"Inspector." A CASp Inspector or a Design Professional approved by the Building Official as qualified to evaluate compliance with disability access requirements.

"Owner." The owner of a building within the scope of this Chapter 11D.

"Place of Public Accommodation." As defined in Chapter 2 of the Building Code and 42 USC Section 12181(7) of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended from time to time.

"Primary Entry." As defined in Chapter 2 of this Code, the principal entrance through which most people enter the building, as designated by the Building Official. If there are multiple commercial tenants or spaces, a building may have multiple Primary Entries.

"Technically Infeasible." As defined in Chapter 2 of the Building Code.

"Technical Infeasibility." A Code requirement is Technically Infeasible.

"Unreasonable Hardship." As defined in Chapter 2 of the Building Code. If the Building Official, or the Access Appeals Commission in any unreasonable hardship determination made under Section 1105D, determines that any of the factors that the Building Code requires to be considered in evaluating an Unreasonable Hardship request are not applicable because the required scope of work is limited to the disability access improvements mandated by this Chapter 11D, the Building Official or Access Appeals Commission may supplement the criteria by considering any applicable factor for determining what is an Undue Hardship or is Readily Achievable in Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 USC Sections 12181 - 12189) and its implementing regulations.

Section 1103D Compliance Categories

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The Department shall assign each building within the scope of this Chapter 11D to one of the following four categories. If a building does not clearly fall within one of these categories, the Building Official shall assign it to the category he or she determines is the most appropriate. The Building Official's decision is appealable to the Building Inspection Commission pursuant to Section 77.3(b) of the Administrative Code.

Category One: The Primary Entry or Entries and the Accessible Entrance Route(s) comply with Code requirements. A building qualifies under Category One if any of the following descriptions applies:
  1. A building or portion thereof was constructed or altered under a permit application filed prior to July 1, 1992 and all Primary Entries and Accessible Entrance Routes are in compliance with the requirements of the 1998 California Building Code.
  2. A building or portion thereof was constructed or altered under a permit application filed on or after July 1, 1992, and prior to January 1, 2002, all Primary Entries and Accessible Entrance Routes are in compliance with the requirements of the 1998 California Building Code or a later Building Code in effect at the time of any permit application for a tenant improvement or other alteration, and the Department gave final approval of the accessible entry work under the construction permit or any alteration permits.
  3. A building is eligible to use the California Historical Building Code, a permit application was filed on or after January 1, 1995, all Primary Entries and Accessible Entrance Routes are in compliance with the California Historical Building Code in effect at the time of the permit application, and the Department gave final approval of the accessible entry work under the construction permit or any alteration permits.
  4. A building is within the scope of Chapter 4D of the Existing Building Code, which mandates earthquake retrofit of certain existing Wood-Frame Buildings, and the Owner elected pursuant to Section 1107D to comply with the requirements of this Chapter prior to the compliance deadlines in Table 1107D.
  5. A building or portion thereof was altered, or is proposed to be altered, under a permit application filed on or after the effective date of this Chapter 11D and the Owner elected pursuant to Section 1107D to comply with the requirements of this Chapter prior to the compliance deadlines in Table 1107D.
Category Two: There are no steps to the Primary Entry or Entries and one or more elements of the Primary Entry or Entries or the Accessible Entrance Route(s) do not comply with Code requirements. A building qualifies under Category Two if any of the following descriptions applies:
  1. A building or portion thereof was constructed or altered under a permit application filed prior to July 1, 1992, the building has a Primary Entry or Entries with no steps, and one or more elements of the Primary Entry or Entries or the Accessible Entrance Route(s) are not in compliance with the requirements of the 1998 California Building Code.
  2. A building or portion thereof was constructed or altered on or after July 1, 1992 and prior to January 1, 2002, the building has a Primary Entry or Entries with no steps, and one or more elements of the Primary Entry or Entries or the Accessible Entrance Route(s) are not in compliance with the requirements of the 1998 California Building Code or a later Building Code in effect at the time of any permit application for a tenant improvement or other alteration, or the Department did not give final approval of the accessible entry work under the construction permit or any alteration permit.
  3. A building is eligible to use the California Historical Building Code, a permit application was filed on or after January 1, 1995, the Primary Entry or Entries has no steps, and one or more elements of the Primary Entry or Entries or the Accessible Entrance Route(s) are not in compliance with the California Historical Building Code in effect at the time of permit application, or the Department did not give final approval of the accessible entry work under a construction permit or any alteration permit.
Category Three: There is one step to the Primary Entry or Entries and one or more elements of the Primary Entry or Entries or the Accessible Entrance Route(s) do not comply with Code requirements. A building qualifies under Category Three if the building or portion thereof was constructed or altered under a permit application filed prior to July 1, 1992, the Department gave final approval of the work under the permit, the building has a Primary Entry or Entries with one step and one or more elements of the Primary Entry or Entries or the Accessible Entrance Route(s) are not in compliance with the requirements of the 1998 California Building Code.

Category Four: The building has a Primary Entry or Entries with more than one step and one or more elements of the Primary Entry or Entries and/or the Accessible Entrance Route(s) do not comply with minimum Code requirements. A building qualifies under Category Four if the building or portion thereof was constructed or altered under a permit application filed prior to July 1, 1992, the building has a Primary Entry or Entries with more than one step, and one or more elements of the Primary Entry or Entries or the Accessible Entrance Route(s) are not in compliance with the requirements of the 1998 California Building Code, or the Department did not give final approval of the accessible entry work under the construction permit.

Section 1104D Inspection and Submission of Primary Entry Compliance Checklist

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1104D.1 Category One Buildings

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The Owner of a building classified in Section 1103D as Category One shall obtain an inspection of the elements on the Department's Category One Primary Entry Compliance Checklist by an Inspector. On or before the time for compliance specified in Section 1107D, the Owner shall submit to the Department's Disability Access Compliance Unit a copy of the Checklist completed and signed by the person who performed the inspection and including his or her business contact information and a professional stamp, CASp number, or California State License Bureau contractor's license number, whichever is applicable.

If any elements on the Checklist are found by the Inspector or licensed general contractor to be not in compliance with the standards for accessible entries set forth in the applicable California Building Code or California Historical Building Code, or the Department did not give final approval of the accessible entry work, the noncomplying elements shall be clearly specified in detail, the building shall be reassigned by the Building Official to the appropriate Category, and the Owner shall comply with all requirements of that Category. The Building Official's decision is appealable to the Building Inspection Commission pursuant to Section 77.3(b) of the Administrative Code.
Exception: For Category One subcategories (d) and (e), the Building Official may waive the requirement for an inspection and submittal of the Checklist if the Building Official determines that an inspection or documents submitted under other permit applications are the equivalent of the inspection and Checklist submittal requirements of this Chapter 11D.

1104D.2 Category Two Buildings

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The Owner of a building classified in Section 1103D as Category Two shall obtain an inspection of the elements on the Department's Category Two Primary Entry Compliance Checklist by an Inspector. On or before the time for compliance specified in Section 1107D, the Owner shall submit to the Department's Disability Access Compliance Unit a copy of the Checklist completed and signed by the person who performed the inspection and including his or her business contact information and a professional stamp or CASp number.

Each element on the Checklist found by the Inspector to be not in compliance with the applicable standards for accessible entries set forth in the applicable Building Code or California Historical Building Code, including a failure to obtain final Department approval of the accessible entry work, shall be specified in detail and one of the following four options selected by the Owner as the method by which the Owner will address the Code deficiency within the time specified for compliance in Section 1107D:
  1. Option 1. The Owner shall submit to the Disability Access Compliance Unit:
    1. Plans showing how the non-complying element or elements will be brought into full compliance with the applicable standards for accessible entries set forth in either the California Building Code or the California Historical Building Code, and
    2. If the Owner elects to use the California Historical Building Code, documentation showing that the building is qualified to use the California Historical Building Code.

      The Owner must subsequently apply for and obtain a building permit to do the required work within the time specified for compliance in Section 1107D.
  2. Option 2. The Owner shall submit to the Disability Access Compliance Unit:
    1. Plans, drawings, or other documentation required by the Compliance Unit demonstrating that bringing the non-complying element or elements into full compliance with the applicable Code standards for accessible entries is Technically Infeasible, and
    2. Plans, drawings, a written explanation, or other documentation required by the Compliance Unit showing what Equivalent Facilitation will be provided.

      The Owner must subsequently apply for and obtain a building permit to do the work required within the time specified for compliance in Section 1107D.
  3. Option 3. The Owner shall submit to the Disability Access Compliance Unit a Request for Approval of an Unreasonable Hardship form together with plans, drawings, a written explanation, or other documentation required by the Compliance Unit showing what Equivalent Facilitation will be provided. The Compliance Unit will review the request and either approve or deny it, and then forward the request and equivalency submittal information to the Access Appeals Commission for a hearing pursuant to Section 1110D and Section 105A.3.3 of this Code.

    The Owner must subsequently apply for and obtain a building permit to do the work required within the time specified for compliance in Section 1107D.
  4. Option 4. The Owner shall submit to the Disability Access Compliance Unit a statement of intent to request a hearing by the Access Appeals Commission to review the matter pursuant to Section 1110D and Section 105A.3.3 of this Code.

    The request for a hearing by the Access Appeals Commission shall be submitted pursuant to the procedures of Section 105A.3 of this Code and in sufficient time to obtain a decision prior to the other compliance timelines in Table 1107D.

1104D.3 Category Three Buildings

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The Owner of a building classified in Section 1103D as Category Three shall obtain an inspection of the elements on the Department's Category Three Primary Entry Compliance Checklist by an Inspector (as defined in Section 1102D). On or before the time for compliance specified in Section 1107D, the Owner shall submit to the Department's Disability Access Compliance Unit a copy of the Checklist completed and signed by the person who performed the inspection and including his or her business contact information and a professional stamp or CASp number.

Each element on the Checklist found by the Inspector to be not in compliance with the applicable standards for accessible entries set forth in the applicable California Building Code or California Historical Building Code shall be specified in detail and one of the options set forth in Section 1104D.2 (a) through (d) selected by the Owner as the method by which the Owner will address the Code deficiency within the time specified for compliance in Section 1107D.

1104D.4 Category Four Buildings

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The Owner of a building classified in Section 1103D as Category Four shall obtain an inspection of the elements on the Department's Category Four Primary Entry Compliance Checklist by an Inspector. On or before the time for compliance specified in Section 1107D, the Owner shall submit to the Department's Disability Access Compliance Unit a copy of the Checklist completed and signed by the person who performed the inspection and including his or her business contact information and a professional stamp or CASp number.

Each element on the Checklist found by the Inspector to be not in compliance with the applicable standards for accessible entries set forth in the applicable California Building Code or California Historical Building Code shall be specified in detail and one of the options set forth in Section 1104D.2(a) through (d) selected by the Owner as the method by which the Owner will address the Code deficiency within the time specified for compliance in Section 1107D.

Section 1105D Equivalent Facilitation; Technical Infeasibility, or Unreasonable Hardship

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1105D.1 Equivalent Facilitation

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The Department shall develop an Approved Barrier Removal Standard in consultation with the Access Appeals Commission, the Planning Department, and the Department of Public Works. The Disability Access Compliance Unit shall maintain the Approved Barrier Removal Standard and review any proposal for Equivalent Facilitation under this Chapter 11D for compliance with that Standard. Any proposal for Equivalent Facilitation that does not comply with the Approved Barrier Removal Standard must be approved by the Access Appeals Commission.

1105D.2 Technically Infeasible

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A request for a finding that compliance is Technically Infeasible can be based upon either a structural or a non-structural condition.
  1. Structural Technical Infeasibility. A structural Technical Infeasibility is an existing condition of the building where full compliance would require the removal or alteration of a load-bearing structural element that is an essential part of the structural frame.
  2. Non-structural Technical Infeasibility. A non-structural Technical Infeasibility may include conditions where full compliance would require encroaching into the required egress width, interfering with pedestrian use of the sidewalk or a permanent easement, and similar conditions that do not impact the structural elements or frame. The Disability Access Compliance Unit shall compile a list of non-structural conditions that the Department would accept as supporting a request for a finding of Technical Infeasibility and provide other written guidance, and may require that a request based on a non-structural condition be ratified by the Access Appeals Commission pursuant to Section 105A.3.3 of this Code.

1105D.2.1 Acceptance of Previously-Granted Determinations of Technical Infeasibility

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Under the California Building Code, all findings of Technical Infeasibility must be documented by the Department and can only be made on a case-by-case basis. The Department will accept and record a previously-approved finding of Technical Infeasibility for a building within the scope of this Chapter 11D if: (1) the finding of Technical Infeasibility was approved by the Department and can be documented, (2) the finding of Technical Infeasibility is applicable to the elements covered by this Chapter 11D, and (3) an Inspector has submitted written documentation acceptable to the Department that all conditions and requirements of the Technical Infeasibility are unchanged and remain applicable.

1105D.3 Unreasonable Hardship

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The Compliance Unit, in consultation with the Access Appeals Commission, shall develop and publish guidelines specifying the conditions under which an Unreasonable Hardship would be approved by the Department. All Unreasonable Hardships must be ratified by the Access Appeals Commission pursuant to Section 11B-202.4, Exception 8, and Section 1.9.1.5 of the California Building Code.

1106D.1 Building Permit Required

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A building permit is required to make any and all modifications to a building either mandated or authorized by this Chapter 11D. All work required by this Chapter 11D shall be considered by the Department to be barrier removal and no additional path of travel upgrade shall be required. Only those elements that are actually altered will be required to comply with the current requirements of this Code.

If a permit is required to remediate the entryway or the sidewalk, the Owner shall provide written notice to the business tenant or tenants of the building a minimum of 30 days prior to filing the permit application with the Department.

1106D.1.1 Historic Resources

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  1. For a building considered to be a Historic Resource, the plans submitted with the building permit application shall be prepared in conjunction with a Design Professional and in compliance with the California Historical Building Code, requirements of the San Francisco Planning Department, and guidelines developed and published by the Compliance Unit.
  2. As required by Articles 10 and 11 of the Planning Code, a permit application for a Historic Resource designated pursuant to Article 10 or 11 of the Planning Code must be approved by the Historic Preservation Commission unless delegated for review and approval without a hearing to Planning Department staff.

1106D.2 Alteration Work That May Be Included in the Permit Application

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The only work that may be included in the permit required by Section 1106D.1 is: (a) the work to a Primary Entry or Accessible Entrance Route mandated by Section 1104D or (b) any voluntary disability access improvements authorized by Section 1109D.

1106D.3 Inspection of Work

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All work completed by permit under Option 1 of Section 1104D.2 for Category Two, Category Three, and Category Four buildings shall be inspected by the Department's field inspector that is assigned to that district. If the work complies with requirements of this Chapter 11D, the inspector shall issue to the Owner a Certificate of Final Completion stipulating that the work complies with the requirements and shall provide a copy of the Certificate of Final Completion to the Disability Access Compliance Unit. Upon request, the Owner may obtain a final inspection and approval by a Department inspector who is certified as a CASp Inspector; the inspection fee set forth in Table IA-D of Section 1101 of this Code shall apply.

All work completed by permit under Options 3 and 4 of Section 1104D.2 for Category Two, Category Three, and Category Four buildings shall be inspected by a Department CASp Inspector. If the work complies with requirements of this Chapter 11D, the inspector shall issue to the Owner a Certificate of Final Completion stipulating that the work complies with the requirements of this Chapter and shall list his or her CASp number where applicable on both the Certificate of Final Completion and the completed job card.

1106D.4 Completion of Work; Certificate of Final Completion

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Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, all work mandated by this Chapter 11D must be completed within the time periods specified in Section 106A.4.4 of this Code for Permit Expiration unless an extension of time is granted pursuant to Section 1108D. Any Certificate issued by the Department upon final completion of the work required by this Chapter 11D shall state that compliance is with Chapter 11D of this Code and not with the requirements of either the Americans with Disability Act or the California Building Code.

1106D.5 Valuation Applied to Future Projects

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As authorized by the Building Code, the valuation of both the mandatory and the voluntary disability access improvements performed under this Chapter 11D may be used to comply with path of travel upgrade requirements in Building Code Section 11B-202.4 Exception #8 of this Code for any future project within the same building of portion of a building for a period of time not to exceed four years from the completion date of the work; provided, however, that only the valuation of the work described in 1106D.2(a) or (b) shall be allowed for this purpose. In order to use the valuation of voluntary disability improvements for this purpose, the Owner must follow the recommended order of priority for making accessibility improvements set forth in Section 11B-202.4 of this Code.

Section 1107D Compliance Schedule; Option to Comply With Current Code Requirements

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The times for compliance with the requirements of this Chapter 11D are set forth in the following Table 1107D. The Owner of a building within the scope of this Chapter must submit all required forms, documents, and permit applications to the Department prior to the deadlines set forth in Table 1107D but may comply with the requirements of this Chapter 11D, or elect to comply with the requirements and procedures of the Building Code then in effect, at any time prior to the deadlines set forth in Table 1107D.

TABLE 1107D
COMPLIANCE SCHEDULE
Category Category
Description
Submit compliance
Checklist and
specify compliance
Option
File application for
required building
permit(s)
Obtain required
building permit(s)1
Category One
Buildings
In compliance January 1, 2019 N/A N/A
Category Two
Buildings
No steps but
barriers
January 1, 2019 April 1, 2019 April 1, 2020
Category Three
Buildings
One step with
barriers
June 1, 2019 September 1, 2019 September 1, 2020
Category Four
Buildings
1+ step with other
barriers
December 1, 2019 March 1, 2020 March 1, 2021
  1. Pursuant to Section 1106D.4, all mandated work must be completed within the time periods specified in Section 106A.4.4 of this Code for Permit Expiration unless an extension of time of time is granted pursuant to Section 1108D

Section 1108D Extensions of Time

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  1. For good cause shown, the Building Official may grant one extension of time for up to six months from the compliance timelines in Table 1107D. For good cause shown, one or more additional extensions of time may be granted by the Access Appeals Commission pursuant to Section 1110D; provided, however, that in no event shall the Commission extend the time to complete the mandatory work required by this Chapter 11D beyond December 1, 2023. The Commission's decision shall be final.
  2. A written request for an extension of time shall be submitted to the Department or to the Access Appeals Commission prior to the time for compliance.
  3. For purposes of this Chapter 11D, good cause may include but is not limited to:
    1. The pendency of a request for a finding of Equivalent Facilitation or Technical Infeasibility;
    2. The desirability of coordinating the mandatory work required by this Chapter 11D with voluntary disability access improvements;
    3. Financial hardship;
    4. A legal hardship such as an existing lease; or
    5. A undue procedural delay by the Department or another reviewing City agency.

Section 1109D Voluntary Disability Access Improvements

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In addition to the mandatory requirements of this Chapter 11D, the Owner may elect to make additional corrections to the building or a portion thereof to comply with other State or Federal disability access requirements.

Section 1110D Appeal Procedure

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Any procedure provided under this Code to appeal accessibility issues is available in order to achieve compliance with this Chapter 11D. In addition, appeals to the Access Appeals Commission may be made in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter 11D and 105A.3 of this Code.

Section 1111D Enforcement

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Whenever the Owner of a building within the scope of this Chapter 11D fails to undertake or complete any action required by this Chapter within the time for compliance set forth in Table 1107D, the Owner shall be considered to be in violation of this Code and the Building Official is authorized to abate the violation in accordance with Section 102A of this Code.

Section 1112D Disability Access Compliance Unit

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The Building Official shall establish within the Department a Disability Access Compliance Unit to enforce this Chapter 11D and to perform such other duties as the Building Official shall require. The Unit shall have at least one CASp Inspector from the Department and such other departmental employees as the Building Official deems appropriate. The Compliance Unit shall consult and coordinate with other City agencies with review authority over the permits necessary to comply with the requirements of this Chapter, including but not limited to the Planning Department and Department of Public Works, and any other City agencies that the Building Official determines are necessary or desirable to achieve the purposes of this Chapter.

The Compliance Unit shall track and maintain records; coordinate review of checklists, documents, and permits; provide information to the owners of buildings subject to this Chapter, tenants of said buildings, and members of the public; provide guidance, training and assistance to the Department's plan review staff and field inspectors; develop the informational material described in Section 1113D; and provide such progress reports on the effectiveness of this Chapter as the Compliance Unit deems appropriate or as the Building Official or the Access Appeals Commission may require.

Section 1113D Coordination With Other City Agencies; Report to the Board of Supervisors

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1113D.1 Coordination With Other Agencies

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The Department shall coordinate with the Planning Department, the Department of Public Works, and other City departments with review authority over the accessibility improvements mandated or authorized by this Chapter 11D, as well as with the Office of Small Business, the Mayor's Office on Disability, and other appropriate City agencies, to develop and implement (1) outreach tools, (2) pre-screening procedures, (3) methods to streamline the process, (4) proposed Code revisions, and (5) administrative bulletins, brochures, checklists, and guidelines or other documents to implement the purpose and objectives of this Chapter. The Checklist for Alterations to Commercial Storefront for Accessibility in existence on the effective date of this Chapter 11D, as amended from time to time, and other guidance documents shall be used to review and approve the disability access improvements mandated or authorized by this Chapter 11D.

1113D.2 Report to the Board of Supervisors

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After consultation and coordination with other appropriate City departments and agencies, on or before December 1, 2018 the Department shall submit a report in writing to the Board of Supervisors concerning the effectiveness of this Chapter 11D and including recommendations, if any, for amendments to this Chapter. A progress report shall be submitted to the Board of Supervisors once a year thereafter until completion of this Chapter's disability access improvement program.

Section 1114D Notice

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The Department shall post on its website the requirements of this Chapter 11D. The Department shall also prepare any administrative bulletins, brochures, or other materials that the Building Official determines are necessary or desirable to notify property owners and tenants about the requirements of this Chapter and shall coordinate with the Office of Small Business and, in the Building Official's discretion, other City departments concerning appropriate methods for providing notice about the requirements.

Section 1115D [Repealed.]

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