Notice Under the Americans with Disabilities Act
In accordance with the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title II: Nondiscrimination in State and Local Government, the County of San Luis Obispo will not discriminate against individuals with disabilities in its services, programs, or activities.
County of San Luis Obispo does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring or employment practices and complies with the regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.
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:
Jeanna Woodhouse, ADA Coordinator
Human Resources Department
County Government Center
1055 Monterey Street, Suite D 250
San Luis Obispo, CA 93408
Phone: (805) 781-5092
Email: [email protected]
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.
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.
The San Luis Obispo County website (the Website) is designed to provide readability and usability, which include accessibility features so people with disabilities can utilize it effectively.
Section 508 standards and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.1 Level AA are used as accessibility guidelines for the Website. As the Website is currently a combination of new and old technologies, and new and existing content, there is an ongoing process of testing, developing, and updating the Website for accessibility.
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