The Design of Public Spaces Standard within the AODA, establishes requirements for identifying, removing and preventing barriers, principally physical and information barriers, in newly constructed or significantly renovated public spaces such as sidewalks, recreational trails and playgrounds.
- Recreational Trail and Beach Access Routes
- Outdoor Public Use Eating Areas
- Outdoor Play Spaces
Exterior Paths of Travel
The accessibility requirements to exterior path of travel apply to outdoor sidewalks or walkways designed for pedestrian travel that serve a functional purpose and are not intended to provide a recreational experience. However, it does not does not apply to barrier free paths of travel regulated under Ontario Regulation 350/06 made under the Building Code Act, 1992.
- Accessible Parking
- Obtaining Services
COMPLIANCE DEADLINES FOR THE DESIGN OF PUBLIC SPACES STANDARD
Requirement deadlines of the Design of Public Spaces Standard must have all be met as of January 1, 2016
Acede Consulting works on many projects that involve the Design of Public Places Standard (DOPS).
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