The Regulation lays down the rules, norms and requirements (minimum standards) for accessibility and universal design of accessibility features in the urban environment and of buildings and facilities. The requirements of the Regulation will apply for the design and implementation of accessibility features in the urban environment and in buildings and facilities, so that accessibility to the built environment is provided for the whole population, as the specific needs of persons with reduced mobility, including persons with disabilities, have been taken into consideration.
Draft Regulation laying down the requirements for accessibility and universal design of accessibility features in the urban environment and of buildings and facilities
The draft lays down legal requirements for accessibility regarding:
- accessibility features in the urban environment: pedestrian areas; intersections and pedestrian crossings; features mitigating different levels; accessible parking spaces; stops for the vehicles of the regular public transport lines; elements of the furnishing of the accessible environment; information and direction signs in urban areas;
- public service buildings and facilities and the new residential buildings, including entrances and circulation spaces; rooms and spaces for shared use; sanitary facilities and utility rooms;
- the completion of reconstruction, major renovation, refurbishment, change of use, extension and superstructures, in order to bring the existing accessibility features in the urban environment and the public service buildings and facilities into line with the accessibility requirements of the Regulation.