Can the town force me to install a handicapped restroom and parking spaces.

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Can the town force me to install a handicapped restroom and parking spaces.

The town of red cliff , co. Is trying to force us to
install a handicapped accessible restroom in
our garage. We do have a business renting out
snowmobiles and/or atv,s. But the garage is
only for working on those snowmobiles. No
customer ever goes there. Can they force us to
do that ?

Asked on November 30, 2017 under Business Law, Colorado

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 4 years ago | Contributor

It depends on whether there is a state or local law (e.g. some local or town/city ordinance) requiring this: if there is, you have to comply with the law, but if there is not, they have no authority to make you do this. So to answer your question, ask them to show you the law which they believe requires these things: if they can, comply, if they don't or can't, you should not have to do this.


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