Last Updated: 01/17/2020

Alterations to Commercial Storefront for Accessibility (ADA)

The Alterations to Commercial Storefront for Accessibility Checklist (or Accessible Business Entrance) is a tool for a property owner, tenant, or designer to seek accessibility design guidance prior to submitting a permit application to modify an existing commercial storefront. The checklist should be completed and reviewed with a planner at the Planning Information Center as soon as accessibility work is known to be a part of the project’s scope.

Planning Department recommendations regarding particular scopes of work are intended to achieve accessibility as well as maintain or enhance the livability and sustainability of the subject building and its surroundings. Properties that qualify for use of the California Historical Building Code may be able to identify, or successfully demonstrate other acceptable means to meeting accessibility requirements.

Contact the Planning Information Center (PIC) at 415.558.6377 or for further information or help in the preparation of this item.

Español: Si desea ayuda sobre cómo llenar esta solicitud en español, por favor llame al 415.575.9010. Tenga en cuenta que el Departamento de Planificación requerirá al menos un día hábil para responder.

中文: 如果您希望獲得使用中文填寫這份申請表的幫助,請致電415.575.9010。請注意,規劃部門需要至 少一個工作日來回應。

Tagalog: Kung gusto mo ng tulong sa pagkumpleto ng application na ito sa Filipino, paki tawagan ang 415.575.9010. Paki tandaan na mangangailangan ang Planning Department ng hindi kukulangin sa isang araw na pantrabaho para makasagot.

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