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- ADA Standards Homepage
ADA standards govern the construction and alteration of places of public accommodation, commercial facilities, and state and local government facilities. The Department of Justice (DOJ) maintains ADA standards that apply to all ADA facilities except transportation facilities, which are subject to similar standards issued by the Department of Transportation (DOT). Federal facilities are covered by standards consistent with those of the ADA issued under a different law, the Architectural Barriers Act (ABA).
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- Contractors State License Board
This California agency regulates building contractors. Check a contractor's license, file a complaint, explore how to obtain a contractor's license.
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