Where to Find ADA and Building Codes

Links to the United States Federal and State Building Codes

ADA Codes

SEGD 2012 ADA Update
In 2012 the SEGD community compiled a guide to help it's members comply with the ADA standards. This guide is offered for that purpose.

2010 ADA Standards for Accessibility Design
The full standard is available here

 

Building Codes

 

Code Publishers

National Fire Protection Association
Develops codes and standards intended to reduce the possibility of fire hazards and their associated risks. Can purchase codes online as well as search for available documents, review summaries and table of contents.

Standards Organizations

American National Standards Institute
Coordinator of voluntary standards and technical specifications

American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers
Uniform testing and standards for HVAC

American Society for Testing and Materials
Manages the development of standards and technical specifications

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
Develops and applies technology, measurements and standards

Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Protects U.S. employees in the workplace

Underwriters Laboratories
Testing agency for items such as those related to building materials, fire protection and fire resistance

National Organizations

National Institute of Building Sciences

State Codes

Alabama
Arkansas
California
Connecticut
District of Columbia
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Illinois
Iowa
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Montana
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Tennessee
Utah
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

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