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The Department on Disability, on behalf of the City of Los Angeles, is committed to ensuring full access to employment, programs, facilities and services; through strategic management and partnership education, advocacy, training, research and improved service delivery; for the benefit of persons with disabilities, providers of essential resources and policymakers.

ADA Compliance Officer Contact

City of Los Angeles ADA Compliance Officer is responsible for ensuring that City programs, services and activities are accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Geoffrey Straniere
Phone: 213-202-2764
TTY: 213-202-3452

As a covered entity under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services and activities.

Latest News & Resources

Accessible Parking Zones and Sidewalks

On January 24, 2017 the Los Angeles City Council adopted the Phase 1 Program for Accessible Parking Zone's (APZ's).   The Phase 1 Program generally restricts the placement of APZ’s to corner locations to serve the entire block.  Any necessary improvements to the selected corner will be included in the City’s Sidewalk Repair Program for design and construction.   For more information, please visit the Accessible Parking Zones and Sidewalks web page.