Accessibility

John Patrick Picard specializes in the “Americans With Disabilities Act”, Uniform Accessibility Standards (UFAS), Fair Housing Law/Guidelines; Section 504; Ohio Building Accessibility Codes; ANSI Guidelines, and has also provided consulting services to the following:

  • Canton Local School District: Accessible restroom renovation.

  • Summit County Fair Housing Board: Inspection of built apartments, developments, and associated community room for compliance with accessibility laws.

  • Metropolitan Strategy Group: Inspection of built luxury apartments, developments, and associated community room for compliance with the accessibility laws.

  • Fair Housing Resources Center Inc.: Development of literature and conducting developer’s training classes in accessibility law.

  • Ohio Civil Rights Commission: Review of architectural documents statewide.

  • Fair Housing Law Clinic: Inspection of built luxury apartments, developments, and associated community room for compliance with the accessibility laws.

  • Akron Board of Realtors: Entire building renovation to achieve accessibility.

  • Fair Housing Resource Center Inc.: Review of architectural documents (Lake County).

  • Mount Pleasant Church: Entire building renovation to achieve accessibility.

  • Canton South Church of the Nazarene: Entire building renovation to achieve accessibility.

  • Greater Bethel Apostolic Church: Building renovation to achieve accessibility.

  • Ohio Department of Building Standards: ADAG and FHAG training.

  • Summit County Building Department: ADAG and FHAG training.

  • Canton Building Department: ADAG and FHAG training.

  • AMF Bowling Association: ADAG facility renovation.

  • Stark Metropolitan Housing Authority: Accessibility audits and renovations.

  • Ohio Legal Rights Services: Accessibility audits for Franklin and carries school systems.

  • Five County Building Officials Association: ADAG & FHAG training.

  • Ohio State University: ADAG & FHAG Accessibility training.

  • Ohio Housing Finance Agency and Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OHFA/OCCH): ADAG and FHAG training.

  • City of North Olmsted: Accessibility audits and renovations.