2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
In a perfect world one code would impact the design and placement of signs, but in reality numerous laws, codes and authorities have jurisdiction regarding this topic.
For starters, click here to view the Department of Justice’s 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. Chapter 7 has much of the information pertaining to sign design, but related information can also be found in chapters 2, 3 and 4. The SEGD produced a whitepaper on the draft of this new law in 2006 (prior to passage of the final). Although it is not based on the final law’s exact language, it still offers valuable analysis and insight.
SEGD on the ADA