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TAS and ADA

TxDLR - Elimination of Architectural Barriers
http://www.license.state.tx.us/ab/ab.htm

Architectural Barriers Texas Accessibility Standards (TAS)
http://www.license.state.tx.us/ab/abtas.htm

Architectural Barriers Administrative Rules
http://www.license.state.tx.us/ab/abrules.htm

Architectural Barriers Technical Memoranda  
http://www.license.state.tx.us/ab/techmemos.htm<

Fair Housing Design Manual
http://www.huduser.org/publications/destech/fairhousing.html

DOJ-ADA Home Page
http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/ada/adahom1.htm

U.S. Access Board
http://www.access-board.gov/

ADA HOT LINKS AND DOCUMENT CENTER
http://www.jan.wvu.edu/links/adalinks.htm

ADA Accessibility Guidelines for Buildings and Facilities (ADAAG)
http://www.access-board.gov/adaag/html/adaag.htm

Arch Barrier Blog

Arch Barrier Blog: ADA and FHA Technicalities Explained

City of Houston

City of Houston
Code Enforcement Main Page

http://www.houstonpermittingcenter.org/code-enforcement.html

CITY OF HOUSTON BUILDING CODE CHRONOLOGY

March 25, 1963
Modified Uniform Building Code

Approx. June 1972
Modified Uniform Building Code, 1970 Edition

May 4,1986
Based on 1985 Edition of the UBC

May 25,1990
Based on 1988 Edition of the UBC

July 11, 1993
Based on 1991 Edition of the UBC

January 25, 1997
Based on 1994 Edition of the UBC

March 14, 2000
Based on 1997 Edition of the UBC

July 15, 2002
Based on the 2000 Edition of the IBC

January 4, 2006

Based on the 2003 Edition of the IBC

Current

Based on the 2006 Edition of the IBC

 

 

Other Links and Resources

Harris County Fire Code - Permits
http://www.eng.hctx.net/permits/firecode.htm

International Code Council
http://www.iccsafe.org/