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What is the Valuation Threshold and why does it matter?

Valuation Threshold: No, it’s not in a door way.

vocabularyWhen you think of a threshold, I’m sure you imagine a doorway, perhaps with a blushing bride being carried over one.  In this case, it’s financial in nature.

This perplexing term is the Valuation Threshold and it has quite a bit of influence on the direction and scope of your construction project.

The Valuation Threshold is a dollar value set each year by the State of California’s Architect’s Office. Its purpose is to determine how much of the project should be dedicated to ADA Code Compliance.

Still perplexed?  Yes, it is a complex issue; perhaps the following chart will shed some light on how it may affect your building and your project’s budget.

ADA Valuation Threshold

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