Access for persons with physical disabilities

An enclosed sidewalk cafe or its restaurant shall be directly accessible to persons with physical disabilities. In the event the main restaurant has provided such access, the enclosed sidewalk cafe shall be accessible to persons with disabilities from the interior of the restaurant.

In order to ensure access for persons with physical disabilities:

(a)        at least one door leading into the enclosed sidewalk cafe or restaurant from the adjoining sidewalk shall be not less than three feet wide, clear; and

(b)        a ramp with non-skid surface, if there is change of grade, having a minimum width of three feet and a slope of not greater than 1 in 12, shall be provided. Such ramp may be of portable type for enclosed sidewalk cafes that are six feet wide or less, except if such sidewalk cafe is at least 180 square feet in area.