AAB Rules and Regulations

All versions of the Architectural Access Board's regulations (521 CMR) 1968 - Present

Pursuant to M.G.L. c. 22, § 13A, the Architectural Access Board has issued regulations in order to make public buildings and facilities accessible to, functional for, and safe for use by persons with disabilities. These regulations, which are listed as Section 521 of the Code of Massachusetts Regulations, apply to all buildings and facilities in the Commonwealth that are open to members of the public including but not limited to, retail establishments, hotels and motels, multiple dwellings, educational facilities, medical facilities, detention facilities, places of worship, restaurants, and transportation facilities.

For questions on these regulations, please do not hesitate to contact the Board's Staff at 617-727-0660.

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