Suzhou City Barrier-Free Facilities Management

Original Language Title: 苏州市无障碍设施管理办法

Read the untranslated law here: http://www.chinalaw.gov.cn/article/fgkd/xfg/dfzfgz/201110/20111000351903.shtml

Suzhou city barrier-free facilities management

    (July 4, 2011 Suzhou municipal people's Government Executive session of the 77th through July 11, 2011 121th Suzhou people's Government promulgated as of September 1, 2011) first in order to strengthen the construction of barrier-free facilities and management, improving urban infrastructure functions, promote the social civilization, according to the People's Republic of China laws and regulations such as the protection of disabled persons Act, combined with the city's actual, these measures are formulated.

    Article within the administrative area of the city building, rebuilding, expansion of urban roads, public buildings, residential buildings, residential areas and other public places, such as construction works (hereinafter referred to as project), supporting the construction of barrier-free facilities and their management, these measures shall apply. Third section of barrier-free facilities mentioned in these measures refers to a construction project in construction, protection of the disabled, the elderly, children and other persons with reduced mobility to be self, safe, convenient places to live, work, travel and use of facilities.

Includes:

(A) ramps, Curb Ramp, and blind;

(B) barrier-free vertical elevators, lifts and other lifts;

(C) the warning signs, tips, sound, indicating devices;

(D) low, parking, private audience, safety handrails;

(E) accessible toilet, toilet seat;

(F) barrier-free logo;

    (VII) other persons with disabilities, the elderly, children and other people with reduced mobility facilities.

    Article fourth of barrier-free facilities construction and management should adhere to reasonable design, specification development, principles of effective maintenance and ease of use. Article fifth barrier-free housing and urban-rural construction departments in charge of construction and use of supervision and management.

City within the municipal authorities are responsible for municipal facilities barrier-free facilities maintenance supervision and management.

    Development and reform, planning, finance, quality supervision, transportation, civil affairs departments in accordance with their respective responsibilities, improving barrier-free facilities construction, maintenance, and supervision and management of related work.

    Sixth city, County Department of housing and urban-rural construction should be based on urban and rural planning, in conjunction with the city development and reform, planning, urban, transportation, civil affairs departments, preparation of the special plan for the development of barrier-free facilities in the region, reported to the people's Governments at the same level for approval.

Article seventh units shall in accordance with the relevant norms and standards have barrier-free facilities under construction, the required funds into construction projects with a total investment.

    Barrier-free facilities and construction project designed, built, and acceptance.

Eighth section of barrier-free facilities shall comply with safety, convenience, the applicable essential requirements, and comply with the following requirements:

(A) pedestrian walkways, public buildings, ground level, non-slip, entrances Curb ramp or ramp;

(B) the blind should be continuous, on the blind without poles, wire, underground manholes, trees and other obstructions, and with nearby public transport stops, overpasses, underpasses, public buildings connected to the barrier-free facilities;

(C) the public service areas or places set up desks, telephones, and low set low at front desk telephone

(D) public buildings with glass doors, glass walls, stairs, Elevator, channels, set up warning signs or informational facilities;

(E) the bright colors of barrier-free facilities and distinct with its surroundings;

    (F) once the barrier-free facilities, in a prominent position complies with the relevant norms and standards for barrier-free flag is set. Nineth construction and design units should be in accordance with the relevant norms and standards for barrier-free design, fully taking into account and building projects around the barrier-free facilities and networking.

    Construction project description should include the design of barrier-free facilities.

Tenth construction plan review body shall, in accordance with the relevant norms and standards for barrier-free design examination of construction drawing design documents, issued by the review.

Barrier-free design does not meet the requirements of construction projects, construction drawing review body shall not issue examination book.

    Construction design of barrier-free design review or construction project which reviewed do not meet the requirements, Department of housing and urban-rural construction not for construction permits.

    11th construction units shall in accordance with the examination of construction drawing design documents for the construction of barrier-free facilities, without the approval of relevant departments according to law, are not allowed to change and adjust the design.

    12th supervising units shall in accordance with the examination of project supervision for construction drawing design documents, acts not in conformity with the provisions of the construction unit shall require corrective action or to suspend, and promptly report to the construction unit; construction unit refused to reform or to suspend, and supervising units shall promptly report to the engineering quality supervision institutions. 13th construction units in the organization when it is completed, should be made to the construction of barrier-free facilities at acceptance. Not supporting the construction of barrier-free facilities in accordance with the relevant norms and standards, and through acceptance.

    Unqualified acceptance or acceptance may not be delivered, Department of housing and urban-rural construction not process the acceptance formalities.

Article 14th County (district) people's Governments and relevant departments should be in accordance with the special plan for the development of barrier-free facilities, not building barrier-free facilities or the construction of barrier-free facilities do not conform to the norms and standards for existing projects, develop annual plans, organize and implement reform. Both project owner should be based on annual plans, the implementation of barrier-free reconstructions.

    Between owners and users, managers agreed to reform the responsibility, by the appointed person responsible for.

15th have barrier-free facilities renovation project funded by the owner or the agreement of the person to bear.

    City and county-level cities (district) people's Governments shall establish special funds, barrier-free facilities and reform of existing projects for subsidies or incentives. 16th construction project owners or users, managers should be routine management and maintenance of barrier-free facilities, protection of barrier-free facilities for normal use.

    Barrier-free facilities not used correctly, or there are security risks, construction project owners or occupiers, managers should be repaired in a timely manner.

17th to encourage hospitals, television, libraries, museums, archives, shopping malls and other public places for construction of barrier-free exchange of information.

    Encourage the development of appropriate use of professional Web sites and information exchange services.

18th public transport should be equipped with voice-announce system, progressive implementation of subtitles-announce and maintain a normal use of the system. Bus passenger transport units shall be progressively equipped accessible buses.

    Barrier-free buses run logo, logo should be kept visible, easily recognizable.

    19th people's Governments at various levels shall step by step perfect fire, police, emergency medical, transportation accidents, evacuation and other emergency call and display system, ensuring its convenient vision, hearing and speech disabled alarm call feature.

20th no units and individuals should take care of barrier-free facilities, shall not be damaged, illegal occupation of barrier-free facilities, may destroy the use of barrier-free facilities or altering the use of barrier-free facilities. Urban construction or due to social welfare activities, temporary occupation of urban roads, should not require barrier-free facilities needed a temporary occupation of barrier-free facilities, shall obtain the consent of the authorities concerned agreed to and set warning signs or signals.

    Expiration of temporary occupation, occupation should be restored in time.

Article 21st city housing and urban-rural construction, planning, municipal administration, public security and other departments should strengthen the barrier-free facilities construction, renovation, maintenance, and use of supervision and management, and violations are found, should be stopped, and to deal with it.

Federation of persons with disabilities, working Commission on ageing, as well as other social organizations shall be barrier-free facilities construction, modification, maintenance, and implementation of oversight, and give advice and recommendations to the relevant authorities. Any barrier-free units or individuals found to be involved in illegal acts, complaints, report to the relevant Department.

    Relevant departments should promptly investigate and deal with.

    22nd Governments at all levels should be on barrier-free facilities construction, renovation, maintenance, and management work units and individuals who have made outstanding achievements, recognition and rewards.

    23rd violates these rules, construction projects are not in accordance with the relevant norms and standards have barrier-free facilities under construction, by the Department of housing and urban-rural construction of rectification, and can be fined a maximum of more than 5000 Yuan and 30,000 yuan.

    24th article violates these rules, both project owner or by the person liable in accordance with the annual programme implementation of change, by the Department of housing and urban-rural construction of rectification, and can be fined a maximum of more than 5000 Yuan and 30,000 yuan.

    25th article violates these rules, corruption, illegal occupation of public buildings, residential buildings and residential area or altering the use of barrier-free facilities, by the Department of housing and urban-rural construction of rectification, and individuals can be fined a maximum of 1000 Yuan, the unit shall be a fine of between 10,000 yuan and 30,000 yuan.

    26th article violates these rules, damage city roads within the barrier-free facilities, ordered city municipal authorities to repair and can be fined a maximum of 1000 Yuan and in serious cases, or causing a loss of more than 5000 Yuan, fined 10,000 yuan and 50,000 yuan fine.

    27th article violates other provisions of these measures, by the relevant authorities in accordance with the provisions of the relevant laws, rules and regulations will be punished.

    28th administrative organs and dereliction of duty, abuse of authority or engages, directly by their work units or by the competent authorities in charge of personnel and other persons directly responsible shall be given administrative sanctions constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law. 29th these measures come into force on September 1, 2011.