1. Project Registration

Register your project in the Texas Architectural Barriers Online System (TABS) system 

-OR- 

 

Complete and submit TDLR Form AB 005 Architectural Barriers Project Registration to Texas Accessibility Group or TDLR .  

 

-May be completed by anyone on the project team (Owner, Agent, Architect, etc.)

-Includes $175 fee to TDLR

2.  Plan Review

Send Texas Access Group one complete set of construction drawings in PDF format, in addition to a completed, signed and dated TDLR Proof of Sumbission Form via TABS.

-Drawings and specifications must be submitted to Texas Accessibility Group within 20 business days of issuance.

-The owner of the building/facility may not allow an application to be filed with a local governmental entity for a building construction permit related to the plans and specifications, or allow construction, renovation, or modification of the building/facility to begin before the date, plans, and specifications are submitted to a RAS.

3.  Inspection

Within 30 days of Substantial Completion, a request for inspection should be executed by owner/owner's agent.
 

-Projects registered before Dec 1, 2018, require TDLR Form AB041, Request for Inspection Formto be completed.

-Projects registered after Dec 1, 2018, the request is made in writing (email, memo, etc.)

Within one year of construction completion, schedule an inspection


-Anyone may be present at the inspection and must sign TDLR Form AB044,

Proof of Inspection
-The Owner will receive an automated reminder email from TDLR sixty days before the estimated completion date
-If the estimated completion date changes, your RAS must be notified in writing

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