If a bar does not have an ADA-compliant lowered section and does not have accessible tables within the same area by Thursday, the exception is no longer be available. After Thursday, a section of the bar must be lowered to comply with the ADA.
The requirements for foodservice counters and bars are:
Where food or drink is served at counters exceeding 34 inches (865mm) in height for consumption by customers seated on stools or standing at the counter, a portion of the main counter, which is 60 inches (1525 mm) in length minimum, shall be provided in compliance with 34 inches maximum counter height and 19 inches clear depth, or service shall be available at accessible tables within the same area.
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