Please refer to Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 22 and Section 13A for more information about the Architectural Access Board

Copies of our Rules and Regulations (521 CMR) are available at the State Bookstore, Room 116, State House, Boston, MA 02133 (617) 727-2834.

RULES AND REGULATIONS
TEXT (.TXT) FORMAT

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PART A ADMINISTRATION

Section 1 Authority txt format of    521001.txt  txt format of 521002.txt
Section 3 Jurisdiction txt format of    521003.txt  txt format of 521004.txt
Section 5 Definitions txt format of    521005.txt  txt format of 521006.txt

PART B BUILDING TYPES

Section 7 Retail Establishments txt format of    521007.txt  txt format of 521008.txt
Section 9 Multiple Dwellings txt format of    521009.txt  txt format of 521010.txt
Section 11 Commercial Buildings txt format of    521011.txt  txt format of 521012.txt
Section 13 Medical Care Facilities txt format of    521013.txt  txt format of 521014.txt
Section 15 Detention Facilities txt format of    521015.txt  txt format of 521016.txt
Section 17 Restaurants txt format of    521017.txt  txt format of 521018.txt
Section 19 Recreational Facilities txt format of    521019.txt



PART C EXTERIOR

Section 20 Accessible Route txt format of    521020.txt  txt format of 521021.txt
Section 22 Walkways txt format of    521022.txt  txt format of 521023.txt

PART D INTERIOR

Section 24 Ramps txt format of    521024.txt  txt format of 521025.txt
Section 26 Doors and Doorways txt format of    521026.txt  txt format of 521027.txt
Section 28 Elevators txt format of    521028.txt  txt format of 521029.txt
Section 30 Public Toilet Room txt format of    521030.txt  txt format of 521031.txt
Section 32 Kitchens txt format of    521032.txt  txt format of 521033.txt Section 34 Storage txt format of    521034.txt  txt format of 521035.txt
Section 36 Drinking Fountains txt format of    521036.txt  txt format of 521037.txt
Section 38 Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) txt format of    521038.txt  txt format of 521039.txt
Section 40 Alarms txt format of    521040.txt  txt format of 521041.txt



PART E DWELLING UNITS

Section 42 Group 1 Bathrooms txt format of    521042.txt  txt format of 521043.txt
Section 44 Group 2 Bathrooms txt format of    521044.txt

Section 45 Group 2 Kitchens txt format of    521045.txt  txt format of 521046.txt
Section 47 Group 2 Bedrooms txt format of    521047.txt