Facility Accessibility Design Manual

IAn accessible designed rampn 2005 the County of Wellington partnered with the City of Guelph, Homewood Health and the Upper Grand District School Board to develop a building standard that met the needs of the community.

The Facility Accessibility Design Manual (FADM) outlines the County's commitment for accessibility within County-owned facilities. The County uses the FADM for new construction as well as renovation projects.      

The purpose of the manual is to provide a higher level of accessibility than is currently offered in the Ontario Building Code

What does the FADM require?

The FADM requires the County to design facilities in a manner that takes into account the needs of people with disabilities.

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