The Final Proposed Accessible Built Environment Standard, as part of the
Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, has now been posted
on the Ministry of Community and Social Services’ website.
The final proposed standard was developed by an external Accessible Built
Environment Standards Development Committee (ABE-SDC). This external
committee included representatives from the disability community as well as
the public and private sectors.
The initial proposed standard was released for its mandatory public review
period from July 14, 2009 to October 16, 2009. The committee then revised
the initial proposed standard to reflect the public’s input resulting in the
Final Proposed Accessible Built Environment Standard. The final proposed
standard has now been submitted to the government for consideration, it is
Those interested in reading the ABE-SDC’s final proposed standard can find
more information on the Ministry of Community and Social Services’ website
All the documents posted are available in alternate formats.