We strive to make our site accessible to a variety of users
with differing needs, using various technologies. We are working
to make our site compliant with Section 508 and the W3C Web
Accessibility Initiative, Priority One checkpoints.
All reasonable efforts will be made by Buncombe County Government
to accommodate special needs of individuals as addressed by
the Americans with Disabilities Act. Individuals with disabilities
requiring an accommodation beyond those already provided at
the web portal, should e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org providing contact information and a brief description of the
In some instances, we've included Portable Document Format
(.pdf) files (for forms and official documents) until we are
able to develop more accessible options. For information on
Adobe Acrobat PDF accessibility, please visit the Adobe Acrobat
Accessibility web page.
The complexity of some of our materials may make accessibility
difficult for some. If you encounter material or services
on our web site that you cannot use or access, please inform
us so that accommodations can be made. Your comments and interest
in our site help us to identify areas where we need to improve.
This site uses the following standards for content delivery:
- Best viewed at a minimum screen resolution of 800 x 600
- Netscape 4.x and Internet Explorer 4.x and newer browsers
- Pages are coded in HTML 4.01.
- Styles are formatted using the Cascading Style Sheets 2 (CSS2) specification.
- Cookies are used only when necessary.
- The Adobe Acrobat plugin is required for certain forms and documents presented in PDF format. It can be downloaded at: http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep.html.
- Microsoft Word (or a compatible application, like the
Internet Explorer browser) is required for certain forms
and documents in DOC format.
Recent versions of popular web browsers will tend to display
our pages more accurately, as these newer browsers comply with
the standards defined in the HTML 4.01 and CSS2 specifications.
As development on our site continues, we are exploring solutions
that will make our site even more accessible to the diverse
population of our county.