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Accessibility

NOTICE UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

In accordance with the requirements of title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"), the County of San Luis Obispo will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.

Employment: County of San Luis Obispo 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: County of San Luis Obispo will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in County of San Luis Obispo programs, services, and activities, including qualified sign language interpreters and other ways of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or vision impairments.

Modifications to Policies and Procedures: County of San Luis Obispo will make reasonable modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal opportunity to enjoy its programs, services, and activities.

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 County of San Luis Obispo, should contact the office of the ADA Coordinator as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the scheduled event.

The ADA does not require the County of San Luis Obispo 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 County of San Luis Obispo is not accessible to persons with disabilities should be directed to the County’s ADA Coordinator:

Bonnie Monzel, ADA Coordinator, Risk Manager
County of San Luis Obispo
1055 Monterey Street, Ste D-250
San Luis Obispo, CA  93408
Phone: (805) 781-5959 Fax: (805) 781-1044
Email: bmonzel (at) co.slo.ca.us

The County of San Luis Obispo 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.

Website Accessibility and Accuracy

San Luis Obispo County will make reasonable efforts to include accurate and up-to-date information available to all users of its website. However, neither San Luis Obispo County, nor any department, officer, or employee of the County, warrants the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of any information published by this system, nor endorses any content, viewpoints, products, or services linked from this system, and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance on the accuracy, reliability, or timeliness of such information. Portions of such information may be incorrect or not current. Any person or entity that relies on any information obtained from this system does so at his/her own risk. San Luis Obispo County shall not be liable for any direct, incidental, consequential, indirect, or punitive damages arising out of access to, use of or inability to use this website, or any errors or omissions in the content thereof.

Related Forms & Documents

ADA Transition Plan for Public Rights of Way
ADA Transition Plan for County Buildings and Facilities
Americans with Disability Act (ADA) Grievance Policy