All buildings or facilities (other than privately owned residential structures) designed, constructed or altered with CDBG funds shall be made accessible and useable to the physically handicapped.

(1)           Recipients must comply with the following:

(a)           Architectural Barriers Act of 1968 (P.L. 90‑480). This act requires recipients to insure that buildings constructed or altered with CDBG funds (except private residential structures) are readily accessible to the physically handicapped.

(b)           Minimum Guidelines and Requirements for Accessible Design 36 C.F.R. Part 1190. These regulations establish guidelines for implementing the federal acts described in Subparagraph (a) of this Paragraph. The regulations provide technical standards which must be met by recipients.

(c)           Americans with Disabilities Act Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities or the Uniform Federal Accessibility Standards.

(2)           Recipients must comply with provisions of the North Carolina Building Code, Volume I, Chapter 11‑X. These provisions describe minimum standards recipients must meet in constructing or altering building and facilities, to make them assessable to and useable by the physically handicapped.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143B‑10; 143B‑431; 24 C.F.R. 570.487; 29 U.S.C.A. 792; 36 C.F.R. Part 1190; 42 U.S.C.A. 4151 through 4157; 42 U.S.C.A. 5304 (b)(4); 28 C.F.R. 35.15;

Eff. July 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. June 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 6, 2018.