Transient Lodging Q & A


Thursday, December 1, 2016
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Description

If you are familiar with the basic requirements in the ADA and ADA Accessibility Standards for transient lodging facilities and are ready for a more “advanced” discussion of these provisions, this is the session for you!  The Access Board will partner with the American Hotel and Lodging Association to provide an overview of the scoping and technical requirements for transient lodging facilities and to respond to your burning questions. Session participants are encouraged to submit your questions in advance regarding transient lodging facilities to include amenities, such as swimming pools, fitness facilities, spas, restaurants, and conference rooms offered by the facility.

Continuing Education Recognition Available

Certificate Credit hours
AIA HSW CES 1.5
Certificate of Attendance 1.5

Speakers:

Douglas Anderson, CASp, R.A.S., Partner, LCM Architects

Marsha Mazz, Director, Office of Technical and Information Services, US Access Board

Minh Vu, Partner and ADA Title III Team Leader, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Questions for presenters:

1 ambulatory toilet requirement. 1991 ADA 4.23.4 section states that if you have more than 6 fixtures, at least one has to meet ambulatory toilet requirement. i am not able to find this requirement in ADA 2010. where in ADA 2010 states where and how many to provide ambulatory toilet ?
2 ambulatory toilet requirement. 1991 ADA 4.23.4 section states that if you have more than 6 fixtures, at least one has to meet ambulatory toilet requirement. i am not able to find this requirement in ADA 2010. where in ADA 2010 states where and how many to provide ambulatory toilet ?
3 In California, where a transient lodging facility has less than 51 guest rooms, the first guest room with mobility features must provide a roll-in shower. The 2010 ADAS says the first 2 shall be without roll-in showers. Which do you feel is more stringent, or would this mean the facility must provide separate mobility rooms to both requirements? Alternatively, could they provide both a roll-in shower and an accessible tub in the same mobility room and satisfy both? Note that Calif does not recognize the transfer shower as an accessible fixture.
4 When renovating the guestroom bath by removing the door and frame, then installing a new barn door in a hotel built prior to 1991, does the new bathroom door need to comply with the 32" clearance requirement?
5 Are there any general and / or specific requirements in the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design pertaining to the minimum mounting height of a shower curtain rod?
6 224.1 only requires guestroom doors and doorways in guestrooms that are not required to have mobility features to comply with 404.2.3 for door width. The advisory says other requirements for doors in 404 do not apply. Is there anything that would prevent having a step down or up to the entrance door to guestrooms not required to have mobility features?
7 I have a question that might be discussed in the upcoming session: Under the 1990 standard 9.3.2 portable notification devices for hotel guest rooms were an equivalent facilitation. It seems every case of equivalent facilitation has went away in the 2010 standards. So the question: are portable notifications devices for hotel guest rooms still acceptable under the 2010 standards or must they be hard wired in?