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34 Pa. Code § 60.32. Sites and exterior facilities.

§ 60.32. Sites and exterior facilities.

 An accessible site shall meet the following minimum requirements:

   (1)  At least one accessible route complying with ADAAG 4.3 shall be provided within the boundary of the site from public transportation stops, accessible parking spaces, passenger loading zones if provided, and public streets or sidewalks, to an accessible building entrance.

   (2)  At least one accessible route complying with ADAAG 4.3 shall connect accessible buildings, accessible facilities, accessible elements and accessible spaces that are on the same site.

   (3)  Objects that protrude from surfaces or posts into circulation paths shall comply with ADAAG 4.4.

   (4)  Ground surfaces along accessible routes and in accessible spaces shall comply with ADAAG 4.5.

   (5)  When parking is provided, accessible parking shall be provided as follows:

     (i)   If parking spaces are provided for self-parking by employes or visitors, or both, the accessible spaces complying with ADAAG 4.6 shall be provided in each parking area in conformance with the following Parking Table. Spaces required by the table need not be provided in the particular lot. They may be provided in a different location if equivalent or greater accessibility, in terms of distance from an accessible entrance, cost and convenience is ensured.


Total Parking
in Lot
Minimum Number
of Accessible Spaces
1 to 25 1
26 to 50 2
51 to 75 3
76 to 100 4
101 to 150 5
151 to 200 6
201 to 300 7
301 to 400 8
401 to 500 9
501 to 10002% of total
1001 and over20 plus 1 for each
100 over 1,000

     (ii)   Except as provided in subparagraph (iii), access aisles adjacent to accessible spaces shall be 60 inches (1525 mm) wide minimum.

     (iii)   One in every eight accessible spaces, but not less than one, shall be served by an access aisle 96 inches (2440 mm) wide minimum and shall be designated ‘‘van accessible’’ as required by ADAAG 4.6.4. The vertical clearance at the spaces shall comply with ADAAG 4.6.5. The spaces may be grouped on one level of a parking structure.

     (iv)   Provision of all required parking spaces in conformance with ‘‘Universal Parking Design’’ (see ADAAG appendix A4.6.3) is permitted.

     (v)   If passenger loading zones are provided, at least one passenger loading zone shall comply with ADAAG 4.6.6.

     (vi)   At facilities providing medical care and other services for persons with mobility impairments, parking spaces shall comply with §  60.32(5) except as follows:

       (A)   Outpatient units and facilities: 10% of the total number of parking spaces provided serving each outpatient unit or facility.

       (B)   Units and facilities that specialize in treatment or services for persons with mobility impairments: 20% of the total number of parking spaces provided serving each unit or facility.

     (vii)   Valet parking facilities shall provide a passenger loading zone complying with ADAAG 4.6.6 located on an accessible route to the entrance of the facility. Subparagraphs (i), (iii) and (vi) do not apply to valet parking facilities.

   (6)  When toilet facilities are provided, they shall comply with the following:

     (i)   If toilet facilities are provided on a site, each public or common use toilet facility shall comply with ADAAG 4.22. If bathing facilities are provided on a site, then each public or common use bathing facility shall comply with ADAAG 4.23.

     (ii)   For single user portable toilet or bathing units clustered at a single location, at least 5% but no less than one toilet unit or bathing unit complying with ADAAG 4.22 or 4.23 shall be installed at each cluster whenever typical inaccessible units are provided. Accessible units shall be identified by the International Symbol of Accessibility.

     (iii)   Portable toilet units at construction sites used exclusively by construction personnel are not required to comply.

   (7)  Signs which designate permanent rooms and spaces shall comply with ADAAG 4.30.1, 4.30.4, 4.30.5 and 4.30.6. Other signs which provide direction to, or information about, functional spaces of the building shall comply with ADAAG 4.30.1, 4.30.2, 4.30.3 and 4.30.5. Elements and spaces of accessible facilities which shall be identified by the International Symbol of Accessibility and which shall comply with ADAAG 4.30.7 are:

     (i)   Parking spaces designated as reserved for individuals with disabilities.

     (ii)   Accessible passenger loading zones.

     (iii)   Accessible entrances when not all are accessible. Inaccessible entrances shall have directional signage to indicate the route to the nearest accessible entrance.

     (iv)   Accessible toilet and bathing facilities when they are not all accessible.

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