Johnson – Kelley Associates has been a contract provider for the State of Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation since 1995 and as of January 2002 we are licensed Registered Accessibility Specialists. We have completed thousands of plan reviews and inspections for Architects, Engineers and Building Owners to ensure conformance with accessibility standards adopted by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for the purposes of ensuring compliance with Article 9102, Texas Civil Statutes. Additionally the principals at Johnson – Kelley Associates are very knowledgeable with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and since 1991 have been consulting architects in the due diligence survey work of real estate property managers for over 700 properties in all but one state including AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI ,MN, MS, MO, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI and WY.
Since 1991 our firm has consulted with Architects, Building Owners, City and County Governments, Independent School Districts and others on just about every project type.
TYPICAL DUE DILIGENCE / ASSESSMENT SCOPE OF WORK
The scope of inspections for the subject project will include appropriate portions of the Americans with Disabilities 1991/2010 Standards (ADA) for the immediate site and commercial portion of the project as well as all regulated private/ public interiors and common-use areas. Additionally, each State Accessibility Code will be reviewed for possible modifications to the ADA requirements. Local City building codes will not be reviewed as part of our investigation.
Johnson – Kelley Associates, Inc. typically provides services including the following where applicable:
Site inspection including walkways, parking lots, building entry and path of travel from associated accessible parking to each accessible entrance. Non-accessible entrances will be identified where applicable for access requirements.
Building inspection of all public areas including lobbies, rest rooms, common areas, etc. However a detail analysis may not be performed on those restrooms or facilities that are non-public in nature.
Vertical access via ramp and elevator requirements addressed where applicable.
Identify relevant Americans with Disabilities (ADA) criteria to provide documentation of non-compliance items.
Provide written report and identify non-compliant issues. Two copies of our completed DISABILITIES AND ACCESSIBILITY REPORT will be provided for subject property.