ADA Notices and Information

Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act

In accordance with the requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990

("ADA"), the City of Puyallup will not discriminate against qualified individuals with

disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities.


Employment: The City of Puyallup does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its hiring

or employment practices and complies with all regulations promulgated by the U.S. Equal

Employment Opportunity Commission under Title I of the ADA.


Effective Communication: The City of Puyallup will generally, upon request, provide

appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with

disabilities so they can participate equally in The City of Puyallup’s programs, services, and

activities, including qualified sign language interpreters, documents in Braille, and other ways

of making information and communications accessible to people who have speech, hearing, or

vision impairments.


Modifications to Policies and Procedures: The City of Puyallup will make all reasonable

modifications to policies and programs to ensure that people with disabilities have an equal

opportunity to enjoy all its programs, services, and activities. For example, individuals with

service animals are welcomed in The City of Puyallup offices, even where pets are generally



Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a

modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service, or activity of

The City of Puyallup should contact the office of the City Clerk Dan Vessels Jr., (253-841-5480, as soon as possible but no later than 48 hours before the

scheduled event.


The ADA does not require The City of Puyallup to take any action that would fundamentally

alter the nature of its programs or services or impose an undue financial or administrative



Complaints that a program, service, or activity of The City of Puyallup is not accessible to

persons with disabilities should be directed to the City Clerk Dan Vessels Jr., (253-841-5480,


The City of Puyallup will not place a surcharge on a particular individual with a disability or

any group of individuals with disabilities to cover the cost of providing auxiliary aids/services

or reasonable modifications of policy, such as retrieving items from locations that are open to

the public but are not accessible to persons who use wheelchairs.

Grievance Procedure

If you wish to file a grievance against the City alleging disability discrimination, then you must comply with the following procedure. Please consult our Grievance Procedure document and submit your grievance in writing to the City Clerk.

City Grievance Procedure Document


ADA Transition Plan


For questions related to ADA compliance, notices, and procedures, please contact City Clerk Dan Vessels Jr. via email or phone at 253-841-5480.