The Province of Ontario and the City of Brampton have regulations, by-laws, policies and practices that address accessibility.
The Ontarians with Disabilities Act (ODA) was the first piece of provincial legislation to address accessibility and it was enacted in 2003. Legal obligations made under the ODA with respect to requirements for an Accessibility Advisory Committee remain in effect and will continue to do so until this legislation is repealed.
The Accessibility For Ontarians With Disabilities (AODA) is provincial legislation that received Royal Assent in June 2005. The intent of this legislation is to make Ontario fully accessible for people with disabiliteis by 2025.
The scope of the AODA includes the development standards in consultation with persons with disabilities for the private sector as well as government and the broader public sector.
Accessible Customer Service Standards were enacted in 2007. In 2011, the Integrated Accessibility Standard Regulation became law and enacted regulations and standards for Information and Communication, Employment, Transportation and the Design of Public Spaces.
The Ontario Building Code is provincial legislation that addresses accessibility in both public and private buildings.
The Traffic By-law 93-93 (As Amended) and the Accessibility Technical Standards address accessibility requirements, policies and practices from the City's perspective.