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

IMPORTANT: The following sections are in TEXT ONLY version.
This format prohibits use of any illustrations that might be included in the document. To view Rules and Regulations that include the illustrations, please select either the PDF or WORD format.

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