ADA Plan Review Services

Ensuring ADA compliance is paramount in the dynamic landscape of construction and urban development. With this in mind, Certified ADA Consultants, Inc. offers building plan review services across California, dedicated to carefully reviewing architectural designs to verify if they adhere to accessibility standards.

Our knowledgeable team recognizes that an ADA plan review is more than a legal necessity; it represents an investment. By prioritizing accessibility, our services facilitate inclusivity and manage legal risks, thereby improving the project’s reputation and marketability. We ensure a seamless process that surpasses regulations, meeting diverse needs efficiently, and aligning with California’s evolving standards.


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Understanding ADA Plan Review

An ADA Plan Review involves conducting a detailed examination of architectural plans to ensure they comply with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) standards, mainly as related to accessibility for people living with disabilities. This assessment involves carefully scrutinizing proposed construction or renovation plans to confirm they fulfill ADA criteria, thereby creating an inclusive environment that benefits everyone involved.

Building plan review provide an in-depth examination of architectural and construction plans to evaluate compliance with building codes, regulations, and standards. In terms of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), building plan review services specifically examine plans in relation to accessibility for people living with disabilities.

Owners of apartment buildings responsible for ada compliance

Importance of an ADA Compliant Plan Review

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Plan reviews under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) can provide numerous advantages:

  • Proactive Compliance: Identifying potential accessibility barriers early on guarantees compliance with ADA standards.
  • Risk Mitigation: Address concerns before they escalate into legal challenges, minimizing lawsuits and associated costs.
  • Cost-effectiveness: Addressing accessibility concerns during planning is more cost-efficient than post-construction modifications.
  • Enhanced Reputation: Adhering to ADA compliance standards demonstrates dedication to inclusivity, drawing in a diverse customer base.
  • Avoidance of Disruptions: Mitigate disruptions caused by legal disputes or unplanned modifications, giving contractors greater assurance about construction progress.

How Can We Help?

At Certified ADA Consultants, Inc., we take great pleasure in offering comprehensive ADA building plan review services that ensure projects comply with accessibility standards. Discover why you should hire us as experts to review ADA plans:

  • Expertise You Can Trust: Our seasoned ADA compliance specialists, with more than a decade of expertise, will meticulously review your building plans, providing assurance that your project is in safe hands.
  • Tailored Solutions: We acknowledge the individuality of each project, tailoring our building plan review services to ensure seamless integration of accessibility features specific to your needs.
  • Thorough Compliance Assurance: Our professionals conduct meticulous plan reviews, scrutinizing every detail from architectural elements to interior design to ensure complete compliance with ADA standards.
  • Timely and Efficient Process: We prioritize project timelines, ensuring your building plans undergo a streamlined review process that maintains high evaluation quality without delays.
  • Clear and Transparent Communication: Throughout our review, our team stays open to your questions, providing updates and valuable insights to facilitate your project’s completion.

Our Process


Initial Consultation

Conducting an initial consultation to gain in-depth knowledge of your project's specifics.

Document Submission

Accepting your building plans and associated documents for processing efficiently and safely.

In-Depth Review

Thoroughly reviewing your building plans, examining architectural and interior design elements for full ADA compliance.

Compliance Recommendations

Presenting a thorough report outlining findings and any areas needing modification, along with suggestions to achieve compliance.

Revisions and Finalization

Providing the opportunity to revise plans based on feedback, working collaboratively with you to make adjustments.

Final Approval

Conducting a final assessment to ensure your building plans align with ADA standards and accessibility criteria, allowing you to proceed confidently.

ADA Compliance Best Practices


We adhere to best practices that go beyond the basics, offering a comprehensive approach to ADA compliance:

  • Thorough Assessment for Proactive Compliance Planning
  • Digital Accessibility for an Inclusive Online Experience
  • Regular Audits and Plan Reviews for Consistent Adherence to Standards
  • Engagement of Stakeholders in the Design Process
  • Universal Design Principles for Inherently Inclusive Environments
  • Flexibility in Design to Accommodate Changing Needs
  • Training Programs to Educate Staff on ADA Requirements
  • Stay Informed of ADA Regulation Updates for Proactive Implementation
  • Documentation and Record-Keeping of ADA Compliance Efforts for Transparency and Accountability

Meet Our ADA Plan Expert: Troy T. Milburn | CEO/Owner/Operator | CASp #355

Troy T. Milburn, the founder of Certified ADA Consultants, Inc., serves as the CEO, Owner, and Operator of the company. With a wealth of experience as a Certified Access Specialist (CASp) and a background in construction management, Troy is a seasoned professional in accessibility design and building code compliance. Since 1998, he has been actively involved in the field, specializing in accessibility compliance and commercial construction. Troy plays a pivotal role in the company’s mission to educate business owners on the importance of CASp Inspections and take a proactive approach to accessibility.

Satisfied Customers

As a seasoned architect, I strive to build a competent team of professionals on every project I am involved in.  With that said, the CASp consultant I would highly recommend is Troy Milburn, the CASp of Certified ADA Consultants, Inc. located in Granite Bay, CA.  
Currently, Troy is assisting with an extremely complex project in a local Historic District.  Upgrading an Historic Building up to the current accessibility codes is no easy task, but Troy has been outstanding in providing sensible and thorough guidance to make our project ADA compliant.  My client, my team, and I are thrilled to have Troy Milburn on this project, and I will be engaging Troy on future projects.

Reggie Konet, AIA NCARB
Konet Architecture
Folsom, CA 95630

Troy Milburn and his CASp team have provided consulting services for me over the years on varies hotel projects large and small. They range in size and complexity from large scale renovations needing top down comprehensive interior and exterior ADA compliance oversight to small scale barrier removal in hotel public restrooms or clearances for furniture layouts in an ADA guestroom etc. His keen knowledge and ability to interpret current Fed and California ADA requirements is unparalleled! His decisive CASp leadership along with his personable attitude allows him to work seamlessly with all project stakeholders. He’s always availably and ready to answer questions large or small. I highly recommend Troy and his team at Certified ADA Consultants, Inc.

Kress Fischer
Executive Director of Design & Construction
400 South El Camino Real
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I have been working with Troy Milburn for Many years now and always enjoy the surprise of a customer providing one of his reports, because they are always well detailed, complete and if there is something I’m not understanding Troy is always a phone call away where he can walk me through his thoughts.

Working with Troy and Certified Ada consultants is always a pleasure and it makes the job a success, the customer Ada compliant, and very happy!!

Roy Sampson

Johnson & Sampson Construction, Inc.
Dba J&S Asphalt
4512 Yankee Hill Ct.
Rocklin, Ca 95677
Office: 916-624-8855
Cell: 916-417-6950
Fax: 916-624-8879

I’ve had the pleasure of working with Troy on several project types including: hotels, restaurants, retail stores, and building lobbies. He’s great at understanding the nuances of the each type of project and the needs of our clients.

Additionally, he’s always flexible, accommodating, and great to work with.  I highly recommend working with them for your commercial project’s needs.

Anthony Roxas, AIA, NCARB 

Areas Served

We take great pride in extending its services that cover various regions, offering expertise for improving accessibility in key areas like:

  • San Diego
  • Los Angeles
  • Sacramento
  • San Francisco
  • Santa Barbara
  • and the whole of California

Frequently Asked Questions

We regularly update clients on ADA regulation changes affecting their projects. Moreover, stay informed by following industry publications and updates.

Noncompliance can bring legal action, fines, and project delays. However, ensuring ADA compliance can significantly reduce these risks.

Compliance with ADA laws is vital to both public and private properties, which is why our services cover an array of projects to guarantee accessibility in every space.

Continuous ADA compliance is crucial, especially with evolving regulations. Regular reviews and audits ensure your project aligns with dynamic accessibility standards.

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