In accordance with Texas Architectural Barriers Rules, adopted June 1, 1994, all new construction and all construction renovations within the State of Texas must comply with at least the minimum requirements for handicapped accessibility set forth by the Architectural Barriers Act - Texas Civil Statutes Article 9102. All new construction and / or construction renovation projects of $50,000 or more must have their Construction Documents (Working Drawings and Project Manual / Specifications) must be formally submitted for an accessibility PLAN REVIEW no later than the twentieth (20th) day after the design professional issues the construction documents for Building Permit or for construction. If the Owner does not use the services of a Design Professional, the Owner must still submit their documents! Please visit the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation website for more information at tdlr.texas.gov.
SPECIALIZED CONSULTING Fred D. Cawyer AIA - Architect Fred has over thirty six years of architectural design and Project Management experience in both small and large-scale commercial construction projects. Having specialized in providing a "common sense" approach to handicapped accessibility consulting since 1995, Fred has been directly involved in the Plan Review and on-site Inspections of over 7,000 construction projects representing over one billion dollars in construction costs. Fred and the ARS Team of caring professionals assist Architects, Interior Designers, Landscape Architects, and Professional Engineers and their clients in the specialized area of "universal design" to meet the unique needs of the disabled.