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Chapter 9: Certification

Regulatory references: 28 CFR 36.601-36.608.

III-9.8000 Certification and barrier removal in existing facilities.

The Department will measure equivalency against subpart D of the title III rule, New Construction and Alterations. The Department will not require that provisions concerning barrier removal in existing facilities be included in a code in order for it to be certified.

Will the Department certify a code that includes provisions similar to those in the Department's title III rule concerning removal of barriers in existing facilities (e.g., on priorities, portable ramps, seating in assembly areas)? The Department generally will not review these parts of a code.