PRIVATE & NON-PROFIT BUSINESSES
State and federal laws give people with disabilities the right to access everyday activities such as buying an item at the store, watching a movie in a theater, enjoying a meal at a restaurant, exercising at the health club, and getting their car serviced.
If you own, operate, or lease to a business that serves the public you may be subject to the Americans with Disabilities Act and other disability rights laws.
Public Accommodations, defined in detail in the ADA, have obligations for existing facilities and construction or alteration of a facility. They may also have obligations in employment, housing, and other areas protected from discrimination.
Public accommodations can be private businesses and nonprofits, including stores, shops, restaurants, bars, service establishments, theaters, hotels, recreation facilities, private museums and schools.
Laws for Private & Non-Profit Businesses
Unruh Civil Rights Act: California Civil Code Section 51 - Protection from discrimination by all California businesses establishments, including housing Laws.
California Civil Code Sections 54-54.1 - Addresses access to private business and ADA violations.
ADA Title III - Title III of this federal law addresses non-discrimination by public accommodations.
California's Building and Standards Codes Title 24 - California building regulations designed to comply with the ADA.
Employment - This will take you to the ADA TF Employment Page, which lists relevant employment laws.