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Multi-Level Buildings
General Guidelines
  • Are there ramps, lifts, or elevators to all levels?
  • On each level, if there are are stairs between the entrance and/or elevator and essential public areas, is there an accessible alternate route?
  • For levels not serviced by an elevator, ramp, or lift:
    • Do trends have a non-slip surface?
    • Do stairs have continuous rails on both sides, with extensions beyond the top and bottom stairs?

Elevator Guidelines
  • Are there both visible and audible door opening / closing and floor indicators (one tone = up, two tones = down)?
  • Are the call buttons in the hallway no higher than 42"?
  • Do the controls inside the cab have raised and Braille lettering?
  • Is there a sign on both doorjambs at each floor identifying the floor in raised and Braille letters?
  • If an emergency intercom is provided, is it usable without voice communication?
  • Is the emergency intercom identified by Braille and raised letters?

Lifts / Elevator Alternative Guidelines
  • Can the lift be used without assistance? If not, is a call button provided?
  • Is there at least 30" x 48" of clear space for a person in a wheelchair to approach to reach the controls and use the lift?
  • Are controls between 15" and 48" high (up to 54" if a side approach is possible)?

More Information
For additional information regarding these guidelines, please contact the Building Inspections Department at (918) 358-3506

City of Cleveland • 105 W. Caddo St. • Cleveland, OK 74020 • Ph: 918-358-3506 • Fx: 918-358-3600 •
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