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. arrow_right. Access anywhere on computer, tablet, phone. arrow_right. Search content, annotate, bookmark, share. arrow_right. Powered by ICC. Learn More. The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability .

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Accessible car and van parking spaces shall comply with Section Doors and sidelites adja- cent to doors containing one or more glazing panels that permit viewing through the panels shall have the bottom of at least one panel on either the door or an adjacent sidelite 43 inches mm maximum above the floor. Seats shall comply with Section ‘ Existing elevator car configura- tions that provide a clear floor area of 16 square feet 1. Handrails in aisles serving seat- ing. In existing elevators, manually operated doors shall not be required to com- ply with Section The clear adjoining surface maximum slope curb ramp maximum Sl Counter Sliope Fig.

Where the reach depth exceeds 10 inches mmthe high side reach shall be 46 inches mm maximum for a reach depth of 24 inches mm maxi- mum. Toilet compartment doors, includ- ing door hardware, shall comply with Section Door closers and door stops shall be permitted to be 78 inches mm minimum above the floor.

Unless otherwise specified, the clear floor space shall be positioned for either for- ward or parallel approach to an element.

Detectable warnings shall be 24 inches mm minimum in the direction of travel and extend the full width of the curb ramp or flush surface. Elevator cars with a single opening shall q117 low energy power operated hoistway doors and gates. Seats in accessible bathtubs and shower compartments shall comply, with Section Special Rooms and Spaces General Information on printed receipts that duplicates audible information available on-screen shall not be required to be presented in the form of an audible receipt.


Accessible Routes Chapter 4. Grab bars complying with Sections Parts creating horizontal or vertical joints in such surface shall be within 7 16 inch 1. Cars that provide a 51 inches mm minimum clear floor width shall be per- mitted to provide 51 inches mm minimum clear floor depth. Visual characters complying with Section Floor surfaces of ramp runs shall comply with Section In detention or correction facilities, grab bars are not required to be installed in housing or holding cells or rooms that are specially designed without protrusions for purposes of suicide prevention.

Where two adjacent wheelchair spaces are provided, each wheelchair space shall be 33 inches mm mini- mum in width. A clearance of 60 inches mm mini- mum in length adjacent to the inch 1 mm width of the open face anwi the.

V 2 max Fig. Plumbing Elements and Facilities General The dip of the overflow shall not be considered in determining knee and toe clearances. Coat hooks pro- vided within toilet compartments shall be 48 asi 1 mm maximum above the floor.

This standard is not included in any packages. Where handrails are provided on the ramp run, the clear width shall be measured between the handrails.

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

The intent of these sections is to allow a person with a physical disability to independently get to, enter, and use a site, facility, building, or ele- ment.

Destination-oriented ele- vators shall not be required to comply with Section Buttons with floor designa- tions shall comply with Section The height of the seat shall be 17 inches mm minimum and 19 inches mm maximum above the bathroom floor, measured to the top of the seat.

Handrail brackets or balusters absi to the bottom surface of the handrail shall not be considered obstructions, provided they comply with the following criteria: Individual Expert IE Nonvoting – Members in this category are individual experts selected to assist the consensus body. The inch mm by inch mm areas and the accessible a171 shall be permitted to overlap.


Vehicle pull-up spaces, access aisles serving them, and a vehicular route from an entrance to the passenger loading zone, and from the passenger loading zone to a vehicular exit serving them, shall provide a vertical clearance of inches mm minimum.

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In trans- fer-type showers, the controls and hand shower shall be located on the control wall opposite the seat, 38 inches mm minimum and 48 inches mm maximum above the shower floor, within 15 inches mmleft or right, of the centerline of the seat. Urinals shall be of the stall type or shall be of the wall hung type with the rim at 17 inches mm maximum above the floor. Access aisles shall extend the full length of the parking spaces they serve.

Hand operated flush con- trols shall comply with Section General Site and Building Elements General As such, this foreword may contain material that has not been subjected to public review or a consensus process. In existing elevators, a signal indicat- ing the direction of car travel shall not be required.

Grab bars are not required to be installed in a shower facility for a single occupant, accessed only through a wnsi office and not for common use or public use, provided reinforcement has 1a17 installed in walls and located so as to permit the installation of grab bars complying with Section Nosings that project beyond risers shall have the underside of the leading edge curved or bev- eled.

Spout outlets of drinking fountains for standing persons shall be 38 inches mm minimum and 43 inches mm maximum above the floor.

Grab bars for water closets shall comply with Section and shall be provided in accordance with Sections