ADA (American Disabilities Act); visit these Links to stay in touch with Regulations regarding Accessible Signage:
ADA.GOV, United States Department of Justice. Information and Technical Assistance on the American with Disabilities Act.
2009 IFC (International Fire Code) - ICC (International Code Council)
2012 IFC (International Fire Code) - ICC (International Code Council)
2015 IFC (International Fire Code) - ICC (International Code Council)
NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), Codes and Standards (Great Reference and Learning Resource)
The U.S. Access Board, has served the nation as the only independent federal agency whose primary mission is accessibility for people with disabilities.
ANSI, the American National Standards Institute provides the latest National and International Standards.
ADA Title III Technical Assistance Manual (Covering Public Accomodations and Commercial Facilities)
State Requirements, additional Codes and Requirements which must be complied with:
Illinois Building Code Requirements for Areas of the State where a Building Code has not been adopted and registered.
Illinois Accessibility Code (incl. Chapter 400.310 Signage for new Construction, Additions or Alterations)
Local Municipalites, additional Codes and Requirements; i.e. Building Codes and Fire Codes:
List of Codes throughout the State of Illinois by City or County (Find out what Versions or Years of the International Fire Code or International Building Code were adapted by the various Cities or Counties, and if additional Local Ammendments were made or not. Contact Names, Phone numbers and E-Mail addresses are also provided in this very helpful document.
Arlington Heights, IL - Municipal Code (Browse "Reposity" to review applicable Chapters, i.e. Chapter 23 Buildings, Chapter 27 Fire, Chapter 30 Signs)
Arlington Heights, IL - Accessibility Codes, Links and Requirements / New Construction
Stairwell Signage Requirements: