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Changes to 2012 VT Access Rules open for public comment

The Vermont Access Board invites public comment on changes to the 2012 Vermont Access Rules. The rules effect how new housing is designed and built and focuses on accessibility and safety standards in new construction.  These rules are divided into 13 Chapters to coincide with the 2010 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards and the ADA Accessibility Guidelines. Please send comments or questions to Councilmember Bob Patterson, Division of Public Safety at or Caitlin Corkins, Department of Housing and Community Development representative to the Access Board at 802-828-3047 or The comment period is open until September 27, 2013.  View Annotated VT Access Rules

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