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Accessibility of State Legislative Complex

STATE LEGISLATIVE BUILDING - 16 W. Jones Street
LEGISLATIVE OFFICE BUILDING - 300 N. Salisbury Street
Raleigh, North Carolina 27603-5925

DIRECTIONS: Located in Wake County. The Legislative Building is in the block bordered by Salisbury, Jones, Lane and Wilmington Streets. The Legislative Office Building (LOB) is on the corner of Salisbury and Lane Streets.

OPEN: The Legislative Building is open to the public year round. Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

PHONE: (919)733-7928(voice) or (919)715-6755(TTY).

ADMISSION: Free

The Legislative Building is a five domed marble structure that occupies a city block and houses the Senate and House of Representatives Chambers as well as members and staff offices and committee rooms. The LOB houses members and staff offices, the Appropriations and Finance committee rooms, and other committee rooms.

PARKING: Spaces designated for persons with disabilities are in three nearby visitorís parking areas: Visitors lot #1 is located at the corner of Jones Street and Wilmington Street. Visitors lot #2 is located in the 300 block of North Salisbury Street and can also be accessed from the 300 block of North McDowell Street. Visitors lot #3 is located at the corner of Edenton and McDowell Streets. Rates are charged by the hour and the parking lots are controlled by the Department of Administration.

ENTRANCE: Main entrance to Legislative Building (Jones Street) accessible; automatic door opener. Main entrance to LOB (Lane Street) accessible; automatic door opener.

INTERIOR:
Legislative Building: All levels served by elevators; controls mounted 42Ē high. Accessible cafeteria in basement. Benches/seats available for waiting or resting. Public gallery designed to accommodate persons who use wheelchairs.

LOB: All levels served by elevators. Accessible snack bar on first floor.

RESTROOMS: Accessible restrooms on all floors in both buildings. Ask at front lobby of Legislative Building for locations.

SPECIAL FEATURES: Building has TTY number (listed above). Auxiliary aids and services (interpreters, electric cart, assistive listening devices, etc.) can be provided if requested 72 hrs. in advance by calling 919-733-7044. Emergency alarms have visual signals. The NC General Assemblyís home page is accessible on the Internet at: http://www.ncleg.net.