ADA ACCESSIBILITY PUBLIC NOTICE
In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (“ADA”), the City of Dana Point will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.
Employment: The City of Dana Point does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under title I of the ADA.
Effective Communication: The City of Dana Point will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in the City of Dana Point programs, services, and activities.
Modifications to Policies and Procedures: The City of Dana Point will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy all of its programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with service animals are welcome in the City of Dana Point offices, even where pets are generally prohibited.
Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of the City of Dana Point, should contact the office of the program, service or activity coordinator as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.
The ADA does not require the City of Dana Point to take any action that would fundamentally alter the nature of its programs or services, or impose an undue financial or administrative burden.
Complaints that a program, service, or activity of the City of Dana Point is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be made through the City's Grievance Procedure and directed to:
Matt Sinacori, City Engineer/ADA/504 Coordinator
33282 Golden Lantern
Dana Point, CA 92629
Phone: (949) 248-3554
The City of Dana Point will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.
This notice is available in alternate formats from the ADA Coordinator.