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CE Program: Multi-Family Accessibility

Continuing Education Program Multi-Family Accessibility

When: Thursday, September 7, 2017
9:00 am - 5:30 pm (Registration begins at 8:30 am)
Where: The Frontier
800 Office Park Drive
Research Triangle Park, North Carolina  27709
United States
Contact: 919-463-0333

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Multi-Family Accessibility

Thursday, September 7, 2017 | 9:00 am - 5:30 pm (Registration begins at 8:30 am)

Credit: 8 HSW | Lunch Provided


Early Bird Savings: Cost $99 until August 25th! | $125 after August 25th.


This 8 hour course will provide attendees with a review of the accessibility requirements that impact multi-family housing accessibility, as found in the 2012 NC Building Code and the 2009 ANSI A117.1 standard.


1.  Upon completion of this program, participants will review relevant areas from the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design will also be reviewed.

2.  Participants will examine problem application areas in applying these requirements to public and common-use areas including exterior amenities, exterior accessible routes, accessible parking and interior features (mail rooms, fitness centers, community rooms, kitchens, etc.)

3.  Participants will recognize requirements within residential units with focus on the different requirements applicable to Type A and Type B Units including unit entries, door thresholds, kitchen clearances, appliances, bathroom clearances, fixtures, patios/balconies and operable parts within the dwelling unit.

4. Participants will further identify and distinguish settlements and court cases along with common issues on accessibility plan reviews.

Presented by:

Dominic Martinelli, Vice President, Accessibility Services

Dominic Marinelli has been with the United Spinal Association for 25 years. Mr. Marinelli provides continuing Education to members of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA). He is a Contract Instructor for the International Codes Council (ICC) and an Adjunct Faculty Member at Pratt’s Center for Continuing & Professional Studies in New York City. Mr. Marinelli is a certified Accessibility Specialist/Plans Examiner by the International Code Council and serves on various committees including American National Standard Institute Residential Committee which he serves as Chair. He also represented United Spinal Association on the US Access Board’s Emergency Transportable Housing Advisory Committee. Mr. Marinelli holds a Master of Science from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is certified in code enforcement by the New York State Department of State Codes Division and as an Accessibility Specialist/Plans Examiner by the International Codes Council (ICC).

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