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Deadline For Public Comment

Deadline: Sep 27, 2013

The deadline for public comment has expired. Contact the agency or primary contact person listed below for assistance.

Rule Details

Rule Number: 13P031
Title: Vermont Access Rules and Adaptable and Visitable Standards for Dwellings.
Type: Standard
Status: Adopted
Agency: Vermont Access Board / Department of Public Safety
Legal Authority: 20 V.S.A. Chapter 174 ยงยง 2901(c) and 2906(a)
Summary: The Vermont Access rules that govern access to buildings for people with disabilities are being amended to specifically indicate when vertical access (elevator) is required or exempted from rule or statute. The changes in this document amounts to about 1-page in Chapter 2 & 4 only.
Persons Affected: General contractors, general public, builders, for profit and non-profit developers, business owners, churches, private clubs, state owned/leased buildings, fire and rescue services, Vermont Human Rights Commission, Vermont Center for Independent Living, Division for Historic Preservation, American Institute of Architects, Associated General Contractors, Vermont Chamber of Commerce, Department of Building & General Services.
Economic Impact: Economic impact will come in the form of applicant relief, in that some projects coming before the board currently will no longer need to do so with the clarification of the rules. Clarification will clear up where vertical access is not required.
Posting date: Aug 21,2013

Hearing Information

Information for Hearing # 1
Hearing date:
09-21-2013 09:00 AM   
Location: Division of Fire Safety Central Office
Address: 1311 US Route 302
City: Berlin
State: VT
Zip: 05602
Hearing Notes:

Contact Information

Information for Contact # 1
Level: Primary    
Name: Robert A. Patterson, Deputy Director    
Agency: Department of Public Safety    
Address: 1311 US Route 302 - Suite 600 Berlin    
City: Barre    
State: VT    
Zip: 05641-2351    
Telephone: 802-479-7566    
Fax: 802-479-7562    
Email: 
robert.patterson@dps.state.vt.us
     
 
   
Website Address:  http://firesafety.vermont.gov
     
 
   
Information for Contact # 2
Level: Secondary    
Name: Michael O'Neil    
Agency: Department of Public Safety    
Address: 1311 US Route 302 - Suite 600 Berlin    
City: Barre    
State: VT    
Zip: 05641-2351    
Telephone: 802-479-7565    
Fax: 802-479-7562    
Email: 
michael.e.oneil@state.vt.us
     
 
   
       

Keyword Information

Keywords:

Accessibility
ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act)
Adaptable
Elevator, New
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