ADA ramp specifications are provided by the Americans With Disabilities Act. Most businesses are required to meet these specifications. When it comes to residential ramps, there is no requirement for them to meet ADA ramp specifications. However, it is still highly recommended that residential ramps are constructed with ADA guidelines in mind. For the most part, it’s businesses, churches, schools and other organizations must be in compliance with ADA guidelines for wheelchair ramps.
So, what are ADA ramp specifications? In this post we will translate the technical jargon in ADA’s official guidelines and break down very simply what the ADA says about the way ramps should be constructed.