Universal Design / Town facilities

Action Item 5.4.1: Universal Design / Town facilities

Consider Universal Design principles at new Town facilities and in development guidelines and review to provide physical access benefits to all.1
  • 1. Universal Design refers to design principles that accommodate people with and without disabilities in the same way, e.g., curb ramps that provide access for strollers and shopping carts as well as wheelchairs. All new Town facilities and alterations must comply with ADA Accessibility Guidelines.
Priority: 
2nd Highest
Timing: 
Long-Term (complete by 2030)
Primary Inventory Element: 
Facilities
Lead Owner: 
Municipal Properties<i> </i>
Other Owners: 
Building Department
Commission on Disabilities
Engineering Department
Planning Department