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This program will review Accessibility Code requirements related to site work and site development that need to be coordinated between architectural plans, civil engineers, and landscape designers for how site elements impact access to buildings and facilities within a site. An overview of how the 20% rule comes into play for existing sites and buildings will also be reviewed. Examples will be presented for group discussion.

Live presentation and webinar

This seminar will be presented in St. Paul and broadcast live as a webinar for those who are not able to attend the live presentation.

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Date, time, location

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
8:30 am to 11:30 am
University of Minnesota Continuing Education & Conference Center
1890 Buford Drive – Room 32
St. Paul, MN  55108


AIA Members $75
NonMembers $110

Continuing education

2.75 HSW LU Hours

Learning Objectives

  1. Explain the requirements within the Minnesota State Accessibility Code for site accessibility and the how the 20% rule comes into play for site work.
  2. Explain the relationship between the Accessibility Code and the civil rights foundation of Federal ADA Accessibility rulemaking.
  3. Apply the MN Accessibility Code in every day code application through review of fundamental site criteria in the MN Accessibility Code.
  4. Better understand the “why” behind the “what” of the mandated accessibility criteria in the building code. 


Karen Gridley, ICC & MN Accessibility Specialist, Construction Codes and Licensing, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry.


Contact Deanna Christiansen, Continuing Education Director