ADA Compliance Information

Americans with Disabilities Act

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is a program to determine compliance with state and federal regulations for making facilities accessible to people with disabilities. Newly constructed and remodeling projects in buildings to be made accessible for people with disabilities are required to meet these standards.

ADA Coordinator: 

John James, Building Official, 1052 Tata Lane, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96150, (530) 542-6010,

ADA Title II Grievance Form

Click here for more information about the City’s 2012 transition plan. 

Accessibility Upgrade for Existing Facilities Requirements

The California Building Code requires 20% accessibility upgrades for certain alterations, structural repairs, or additions to building or facilities used as public buildings, public accommodations, commercial buildings, or public housing. Please refer to the Accessibility Worksheet  to determine if your project requires compliance.