ANSI A117 1 2003 PDF

ANSI A (), Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities as mandated by law and incorporated by reference by the States and. ICC/ANSI A Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities The specifications in this standard make sites facilities buildings and elements. Major changes/additions from ICC ANSI A – found in the edition of A 1. ICC ANSI. A – Section. ICC ANSI A –

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Revolving doors, revolving gates, and turnstiles shall not be part of an accessible route. Type A units shall comply with Section 1 The verbal announcement indicating the floor shall be q prior to the initiation of the door opening.

Grab bars shall have a cross section complying with Section Other handrails shall comply with Sections Knee clearance shall be 30 inches mm minimum in width. The centerline of the water closet shall be xnsi inches mm minimum to 18 inches mm maximum a11 the side wall or parti- tion. Call buttons at elevator land- ings shall comply with Section The telephone and emergency signaling device shall comply with Section Wheelchair accessible public telephones shall comply with Section Sliding or folding door: A folding or nonfolding seat shall be provided in transfer-type shower compartments.

Visual characters shall comply with Section Aisle stairs and aisle ramps pro- vided with a handrail either at the side or within the aisle width. Building Blocks a Forward b Parallel Fig. Elevator hoistway doors shall comply with Section The provisions of Chapter 3 shall apply where required by the scoping provisions adopted by the administrative authority or by Chap- ters 4 through Space extend- ing greater than 6 inches 1 50 mm beyond the available knee clearance at 9 inches mm above the floor shall not be considered toe clear- ance.


A lavatory in a toilet and bathing facility for a single occupant, accessed only through a private office and not for common use or public use, shall not be required to comply with Section The maneuvering clearances required by Section Car parking spaces shall be 96 inches mm minimum in width.

Incre- mental volume controls shall provide at least one intermediate step of gain of 12 dB minimum. Characters and symbols on key surfaces shall contrast visu- ally from key surfaces.

Openings in floor surfaces shall be of a size that does not permit the passage of a V 2 inch 13 mm diameter sphere, except as allowed in Sections Floor surfaces of ramp runs shall aa117 with Section Where located in the side wall or partition, the door opening shall a1177 4 inches mm maxi- mum from the front partition.

Characters shall not be italic, oblique, script, highly decorative, or of other unusual forms.

ANSI A117.1 (2003): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Where text descriptors for pictograms are required, they shall be located directly below the pictogram field. Numbers shall be permit- ted to be omitted, provided the remaining numbers are w117 sequence.

Top of gripping surfaces of handrails shall be 34 inches mm minimum and 38 inches mm maximum vertically above stair nosings, ramp surfaces and walking surfaces.

The clear length of the landing shall be 36 inches mm minimum. Where existing building floor designa- tions differ from the arrangement required by Section Grab bars shall not be required to be installed in a bathing 20003 for a single occupant accessed only through a private office and not for common use or public use, provided reinforcement has been installed in walls and located so as to permit the installation of grab bars complying with Section The shelf shall be capable of accommodating a TTY and shall have a vertical clearance 6 inches mm mini- mum in height above the area where the TTY is placed.


Special Rooms and Spaces General Lifts with ramps shall com- ply with Section Where signs indi- cate that elevators do not serve all landings, signs in tactile characters complying with Section The clear floor space shall be 48 inches mm minimum in length and 30 inches mm minimum in width.

Edge protection comply- ing with Section Where a tactile sign is pro- vided at a door, the sign shall be alongside the door at the latch side. Platform lifts shall not be attendant oper- ated and shall provide unassisted entry aa117 exit from the lift.

General Site and Building Elements Chapter 5. Counter slopes of adjoining gutters and road surfaces immediately adjacent to the curb ramp shall not be steeper than 1: Enclosures on bathtubs shall not ansk tracks installed on the rim of the bathtub. Characters shall be sans serif.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Changes in level greater than V 4 inch 6. Scoping No figures 5 Chapter 3.

A clear floor space com- plying with Section

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