Department of Public Works

Disability Advisory Commission (DAC)

Accessible Fresno Application

The application period closes the last day of each month, at which time we verify eligibility for participation. We will be in contact with you shortly thereafter to notify you of the next steps if you meet the participation criteria.

Accessible Fresno Application
Eligibility Criteria:

  • Small for-profit business ($1 million or less annual gross revenue) located in the City of Fresno
  • Current valid business tax certificate
  • Place of Public Accommodation
  • Has not yet been served a summons and complaint of a construction-related accessibility claim for the property site
  • Business site is 4,000 square feet or less
  • An individual business site (not a multi-business complex)
  • No outstanding code violations or assessments on record
For and in consideration of participating in the Accessible Fresno Small Business Initiative Program Applicant understands and agrees that the City of Fresno is simply a funding source of a finite amount. City of Fresno has no responsibility or duty to the Participate and any of the ADA responsibilities, timelines, activities, operations and/or functions of the Applicant. The undersigned agrees to release, indemnify, hold harmless and defend City of Fresno and its officers, officials, agents, employees and volunteers from and against any and all loss, liability, costs and damages (whether in contract, tort or strict liability, including but not limited to personal injury, death at any time and property damage) incurred by City of Fresno, Applicant or any other person, and from any and all claims, demands and actions in law or equity (including attorney's fees and litigation expenses), arising or alleged to have arisen directly or indirectly out of Applicant’s participation in the activities, operations or functions related to this Program. IT IS THE INTENTION OF APPLICANT TO HAVE AGREED TO THE ASSUMPTION OF THE RISK FOR APPLICANT PARTICIPATING IN THE PROGRAM AND HE/SHE DOES HEREBY VOLUNTARILY RELEASE THE CITY OF FRESNO, AND ITS OFFICIALS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS AND VOLUNTEERS FROM, AND DOES WAIVE ANY RIGHT OF ACTION OR CLAIM FOR, ANY LIABILITY FOR FINANCIAL INJURY, PERSONAL INJURY, PROPERTY DAMAGE OR WRONGFUL DEATH CAUSED BY ANY OF THEIR NEGLIGENCE.

For more questions contact Shannon M. Mulhall, ADA Coordinator at (559) 621-8716 or

This is made possible by funds collected under the requirements of CA Disability Access & Education (CA Gov Code § 4467).