A good-faith effort has been made to ensure that the heatreadyca.com website is accessible to all visitors, including visitors with disabilities. This website has been developed in compliance with California Government Code 11135, located in Section D of the California Government Code. This website complies with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.1, at a minimum of level AA. We have posted the Website Accessibility Certification form for this site.

There are various types of physical disabilities that impact user interaction on the web. Vision loss, hearing loss, limited manual dexterity, and cognitive disabilities are examples, with each having different means by which to access electronic information effectively. Our goal is to provide a good web experience for all visitors.

Third Party Documents

The HeatReadyCA.com accepts no responsibility for the content or accessibility of the external websites or external documents linked to on this website.

Members of the public who submit documents to the HeatReadyCA.com for posting on the website (including AB 900 judicial streamlining applications and CEQAnet submittals) should submit the documents in an accessible format. For more information, please see the State of California’s Accessibility Standards.

Public comments submitted to the HeatReadyCA.com will be considered regardless of the format in which they are received.

Accessible Features

Below you will find a list of some of the technology solutions we have integrated to make our website easy to navigate, fast-loading, and accessible.


Uses Alternative Text “alt” and/or “title” attributes. “alt/title attributes provide a written description of the image, which is accessible to screen readers, and it is visible when the mouse is placed over the image. This is also useful for people who have images turned off on their browser, in which case a description will display where the image used to be.

WCAG 2.1 Level AA

The web template this website uses adheres to WCAG 2.1 AA or a subsequent version of Guidelines and Success Criteria organized under the following 4 principles.

  1. Perceivable:
    • Provide text alternatives for non-text content.
    • Provide captions and other alternatives for multimedia.
    • Create content that can be presented in different ways, including by assistive technologies, without losing meaning.
    • Make it easier for users to see and hear content.
  2. Operable:
    • Make all functionality available from a keyboard.
    • Give users enough time to read and use content.
    • Do not use content that causes seizures.
    • Help users navigate and find content.
  3. Understandable:
    • Make text readable and understandable.
    • Make content appear and operate in a predictable manner
    • Help users avoid and correct mistakes.
  4. Robust:
    • Maximize compatibility with current and future user tools
    • These additions increase the level of accessibility and empowerment to our audience in creating a fully accessible website and documents for the enjoyment of all.


Located at the top and directly below the main navigation, provides a trail of where you are and where you have been. Breadcrumbs make it easier to navigate your way back to the root folder.

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