Accessibility Development Guidelines (ADA and FHA)

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​​​​​​​​The Phoenix Construction Code meets the requirements for the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Fair Housing Act (FHA). 

The requirements for accessibility are found in the following currently adopted city codes and standards:

  • 2018 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2018 International Building Code (IBC)
  • 2018​ International Existing Building Code (IEBC) 
  • International Code Council (ICC A117.1 – 2009 (ANSI))  ​
    • Publication not available to download on-line but can be purchased from several sources
  • 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design 

For clarification on Construction Code requirements, you may contact our Accessibility Technical Lead, Rost Sapon at  or call (602)262-7802

View resources used by internal reviewers and professionals referring to Accessibility as it relates to construction.

View accessibility training materials  which are helpful to professionals for all projects including self-certified and regular projects.

Select from the following individual construction and building guidelines.  For a complete packet of guidelines, view  Self-Certification Training Accessibility Handout.​​

 For other City accessibility information and resources, visit: