Signage and Controls

Signage Guidelines
  • If provided, do signs designating permanent rooms and spaces where goods and services are provided comply with the following requirements for such signage?
    • Mounted with centerline 60" from floor
    • Should be mounted on wall adjacent to latch side of door, or as close as possible.
    • Sign should have raised characters, sized between five-eighths and two inches high, with high contrast
    • Braille text of the same information
    • If pictogram is used, it must be accompanied by raised characters and Braille
  • If mounted about 80", do they have letters at least 3" high, with high contrast, and non-glare finish?
  • Do directional and informational signs comply with legibility requirements? (Building directories or temporary signs need not comply.)
Controls Guidelines
  • Are all controls that are available for use by the public (including electrical, mechanical, cabinet, game, and self-service controls) located at an accessible height?
  • Are they operable with a closed fist?
Further Information
For more information regarding these guidelines, please contact Building Services or call us at 563.589.4150.