SEC. 12. Section 1938 is added to the Civil Code

SEC. 12. Section 1938 is added to the Civil Code

A CASp Certified Building Gives You “Special Legal Right” Mr. Steven Schraibman – Architect/General Contractor and Certified Estimator CASp-338 3/31/2014 SCHRAIBMAN’S COMMENT: The way I see it the almost immediate implications are as follows: 1) All commercial lease are about to undergo a change in that this aspect needs to be reflected at 7/1/13 2) ... Read More
ADA: Midcycle Changes to State’s Disability Access Requirements
EMERGENCY REGULATIONS: An article by Steven E. Schraibman, AIA, CPE, CASp EVALUATING “THE CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE (CBC) CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS (CCR), TITLE 24, PART 2- ACCESSIBILITY TO PUBLIC BUILDINGS, ACCOMODATIONS, COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS AND PUBLICALLY FUNDED HOUSING” For those of you who feel continuously pummeled by complex code changes and revisions that affect your business- ... Read More
ADA Mercenary

ADA Mercenary

  I’m often asked by business and property owners, “Why am I being sued? I have disabled patrons and I’ve never had a complaint that access to my facility is a problem.” Well, firstly disabled people are just regular people with disabilities. Many just want to go about their daily lives without having to slay ... Read More
Is Your Business Complying with Disabled-Access Law?

Is Your Business Complying with Disabled-Access Law?

Threat of lawsuits, concern for customers: drive efforts to upgrade facilities UNION-TRIBUNE ARTICLE MONDAY, APRIL 18, 2011 AT 3 P.M. Steve Schraibman, a Certified Access Specialist, checks on building compliance with disabled access laws at the office of Bon Suisse in Poway. Failure to comply can lead to costly lawsuits. Here, he inspects the women’s ... Read More
ADA, No Longer Just a Blip on the Radar!

ADA, No Longer Just a Blip on the Radar!

The first rendition of the ADA laws past senate on September 7, 1989 and since then has been amended several times in order to reduce confusion and ensure that no groups are left out. Although there have been ADA laws for many years, never has the enforcement nor the criteria for these laws, been so ... Read More