ICC ANSI A117.1-2003 PDF

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The side edge of the seat shall be 1 7 2 inches 38 mm maximum from the back wall of a transfer-type shower and 1 7 2 inches 38 mm maximum from the control wall of a roll-in-type shower. Dispens- ers shall not be of a type that control delivery, or do not allow continuous paper flow. Accessible Routes inches mm above the floor.

Elevator cars shall comply with Section Revolving doors, revolving gates, and turnstiles shall not be part of an accessible route. Central to the intent of the change in the Secretariat was the development of a standard that, when adopted as part of a building code, would be compatible with the building code and its enforcement. Wheelchair accessible public telephones shall comply with Section The exit door discharging to the outside or to the level of exit discharge shall have a tactile sign stating “EXIT.

Where keypads are pro- vided, keypads shall be in a standard tele- phone keypad arrangement and shall comply with Section Grab bars for water closets shall comply with Section and shall be provided in accordance with Sections Section of this standard provides criteria for Type B units. Clear floor spaces, clearances at fixtures, and turning spaces shall be permitted to overlap.

Where in-car signals are provided they shall be visible from the floor area adjacent to the hall call buttons.


Full text of “ANSI A (): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”

Accessible drinking fountains shall comply with Sections and The spout shall be located 1 5 inches mm minimum from the vertical sup- port and 5 inches 1 25 mm maximum from the front edge of the drinking fountain, including bumpers. Where space on an exist- ing car operating panel precludes tactile markings to the left of the control button, markings shall be placed as near to the control button as possible.

Audible indica- tors shall comply with Section Peak clipping shall not exceed 18 dB of clipping relative to the peaks of speech. Characters shall be sans serif. An adjustable-height shower head mounted on a verti- cal bar shall be installed so as to not obstruct the use of grab bars.

The surface or plane of any key or but- ton that must be touched to activate or deactivate an operable part or a machine function or enter data.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Maneuver- ing clearances at power-assisted doors shall comply with Section The requirement for knee and toe clear- ance shall not apply znsi more than one bowl of a multibowl sink. A parallel approach complying with Section shall be permitted to a kitchen sink in a space where a cook top or conventional range is not provided.

Compartment doors shall not swing into the required minimum area of the compartment. Consensus requires that all views and objections be considered, and that a concerted effort be made toward their resolution.

State Building Code – ICC/ANSI A Code Interpretations

Accessible audible and visual alarms and notification appliances shall be installed in accordance with NFPA 72 listed in Section In alterations, full extensions of handrails shall not be required where such exten- sions would be hazardous due to plan con- figuration. Application and Administration 1 Figure Inside dimensions of elevator cars shall comply with Table Characters or braille shall not be located in the pictogram field.


Where the panel is changed, it shall comply with Section Telephones, enclo- sures, and related equipment shall comply with Section Elongated openings shall be placed so that the long dimension is perpendicular to the dominant direction of travel.

A clearance in front of bathtubs extending the length of the bathtub and 30 inches mm minimum in depth shall be provided. Clear width of an accessible route shall comply with Table The high side reach shall be 48 inches mm a117.1-003 for a reach depth of 10 inches w117.1-2003 maximum. Minimum maneuvering clearances at doors shall comply with Section The out- let of the dispenser shall be 14 inches mm minimum and 19 inches mm maximum above the floor.

Sliding doors and folding ansl shall have maneuver- ing clearances complying with Table Con- trol panels shall be centered on a side wall. Application and Administration Purpose The technical criteria in Chapters 3 through 9, and Sectionsand of this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements acces- sible to and usable by people with such physical dis- abilities as the inability to walk, difficulty walking, reliance on walking aids, blindness and visual impairment, deafness and hearing impairment, incoordination, reaching and manipulation disabili- ties, lack of stamina, difficulty interpreting and react- ing to sensory information, and extremes of physical size.

Knee clearance shall be 30 inches mm minimum in width. Buttons with floor designa- tions shall comply with Section A clear floor space com- plying with Sectionpositioned for parallel approach, shall be provided.