- Accessible spaces should be located closest to the building entry, main entry, or activity provided.
- The slope should not exceed 2 percent in any direction.
- The first one of six spaces required, must be van accessible. The space must:
- Include a sign at the head of the space and a van accessible sign
- The van space must be 16 feet wide, minimum (8-foot-wide access aisle and 8-foot-wide vehicle space, or 11-foot-wide vehicle space with a 5-foot-wide access aisle). Wider access aisles or vehicle spaces are preferred for larger vans and trucks with less turning abilities.
- Parking facilities for designated boat or horse trailer combination spaces should be wider because of the larger size of the tow vehicles and turning radius needed. These facilities also need to provide accessible spaces in compliance with the chart.
- Where a pull through trailer spot CANNOT accommodate an upright sign at the head of the parking space or in any location, you should paint the international symbol of access (white and blue wheelchair logo) on both ends of the space.
- Where boats are readied for launching and retrieval, wider clear space or access aisles on both sides of the designated space and loading/unloading areas are preferred.
|1 to 25||1|
|26 to 50||2|
|51 to 75||3|
|76 to 100||4|
|101 to 150||5|
|151 to 200||6|
|201 to 300||7|
|301 to 400||8|
|401 to 500||9|
|501 to 1000||2 percent of total|
|1001 and over||20, plus 1 for each 100,
or fraction thereof, over 1000
- Washington Administrative Code 51-50-1101
- U.S. Department of Justice 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
For More Information
Vehicle parkingPhotograph shows accessible parking stalls at Issaquah’s Squak Valley Park.
Boat parkingPhotograph shows accessible boat trailer parking stalls at the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife's Lind Coulee area.
Width of accessible parking spaces