Proposed amendment to Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation (Ontario Regulation 191/11) under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.
Ontario Regulation 191/11
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005
Summary of Decision:
Amendments to both Ontario Regulation 191/11 (Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation) and Ontario Regulation 429/07 (Accessibility Standards for Customer Service) made under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 were both filed on January 1, 2013 as originally proposed.
August 15, 2012
Summary of Proposal:
Proposed amendments are based on recommendations made by the Accessible Built Environment Standards Development Committee. The committee submitted their proposed standards for government consideration in July 2010.
The proposed amendments will prescribe requirements in the following areas:
1. Recreational trails and beach access routes
2. Outdoor public use eating areas
3. Outdoor play spaces
4. Exterior paths of travel (e.g. sidewalks, walkways, ramps, stairs etc.)
5. Accessible parking spaces
6. Obtaining services - service counters, queuing guides, waiting areas
Accessibility Directorate of Ontario
777 Bay Street, Suite 601A,
January 1, 2013