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A High-Level Overview of California ADA-Compliant Restrooms

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 is a civil rights law that was passed with the intention of prohibiting discrimination based on disabilities. However, it does not only apply to employment, but also to accommodation in public places, such as in the workplace, on transportation, and in private businesses with more than 15 employees. It even impacts communications. In the years that have followed the passage of the landmark ADA, some states have taken greater strides than others to implement the requirements under the law. California has been a pioneer and is one of the nation’s most ADA-compliant states. However, in California, any violation of the ADA is considered a civil rights violation and carries a minimum penalty of $4,000, as well as legal fees. Businesses in California are required not only to uphold the standards of the ADA, but also the California Building Code, or CBC, specifically California Title 24. With that in mind, let’s take a look at what’s needed to