Eastside Library will be closed due to construction work through 8/7.

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Upcoming Disabled Access & Code Changes Forum

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On Thursday, June 27, 2024, the City will host workshops presented by John Caprarelli, P.E., CASp, on accessibility requirements and regulations for businesses. Discussion topics will include:

  • What accessibility laws apply to businesses?
  • What elements of a business must be accessible to the disabled?
  • What is the potential liability if a business does not comply?
  • What about accessibility for outdoor dining in the right of way?
  • What are the most common violations alleged in accessibility lawsuits?
  • How can I get my business evaluated?
  • What are the changes in 2024 to the California Building Code regarding disabled access and how will they affect my business?
  • A Question and Answer period will be included.

Who Should Attend: Geared toward business operators and owners, the workshops would also benefit architects, designers, contractors, and those interested in accessibility laws. 

Location: 630 Garden Street, David Gebhard Meeting Room, Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (entrance closest to the parking lot)

Sessions: (Same info presented in each)

This is a free event open to the public. Seating is limited. Please visit the event site to register.

Event Questions: Please email AccessibilityTraining2024@SantaBarbaraCA.gov