Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ADA Notice

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act

 

It is a priority of Salt Lake City Corporation that we are accessible and inclusive to everyone with access needs or disabilities.

In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), Salt Lake City Corporation will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

Employment: Salt Lake City Corporation does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.

Effective Communication: Salt Lake City Corporation will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in Salt Lake City Corporations programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways of making information and communications accessible to all individuals with access needs and disabilities.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures: Salt Lake City Corporation will make all reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities.  For example, individuals with service animals are welcomed in Salt Lake City Corporation offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.

Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of Salt Lake City Corporation should contact Christine Passey the Coordinator for Disability Rights as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require Salt Lake City Corporation to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.

Complaints that a program, service, or activity of Salt Lake City Corporation is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to Christine Passey, Coordinator for Disability Rights.

Salt Lake City Corporation will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

 

 

For ADA accommodations, questions and concerns contact:
Christine Passey, Coordinator for Disability Rights
christine.passey@slcgov.com
801-535-7110