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Accessibility Statement for the Lancaster Township Website

Lancaster Township is committed to ensuring digital accessibility for people with disabilities. We are continually improving the user experience for everyone, and applying the relevant accessibility standards.

 

Conformance status

The Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) defines requirements for designers and developers to improve accessibility for people with disabilities. It defines three levels of conformance: Level A, Level AA, and Level AAA. Lancaster Township Website is partially conformant with WCAG 2.0 level AA. Partially conformant means that some parts of the content do not fully conform to the accessibility standard.

 

Additional accessibility considerations

ADA Section 508

 

Feedback

We welcome your feedback on the accessibility of Lancaster Township Website. Please let us know if you encounter accessibility barriers on Lancaster Township Website:

We try to respond to feedback within .

 

Compatibility with browsers and assistive technology

Lancaster Township Website is designed to be compatible with the following assistive technologies:

  • Recent versions of modern web browsers.

 

Technical specifications

Accessibility of Lancaster Township Website relies on the following technologies to work with the particular combination of web browser and any assistive technologies or plugins installed on your computer:

  • HTML
  • WAI-ARIA
  • CSS
  • JavaScript

These technologies are relied upon for conformance with the accessibility standards used.

 

Limitations and alternatives

Despite our best efforts to ensure accessibility of Lancaster Township Website, there may be some limitations. Below is a description of known limitations, and potential solutions. Please contact us if you observe an issue not listed below.

Known limitations for Lancaster Township Website:

  1. Contrast ratios for content embedded from third party websites may not meet WCAG contrast requirements (ex: the weather widget on this site).
  2. Videos embedded from third party websites (YouTube) may not have captions available.

 

Assessment approach

Lancaster Township assessed the accessibility of Lancaster Township Website by the following approaches:

  • External evaluation

 

Other evidence

Other related evidence for Lancaster Township Website is available at:

 

Formal approval of this accessibility statement

This Accessibility Statement is approved by:

Lancaster Township
Benjamin Kramer
Township Manager

 

Formal complaints

Please email the office or complete the form below to inform us about any accessibility issues you experience while browsing our website so that we may review and address your findings.


This statement was created on November 4 2019