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. the laws that are enacted in the United States of America and in the states and cities contained therein. ±. «ANSI A (), Standard for Accessible and. 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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Type B units shall comply with Section 1 Manual doors and doorways, and manual gates, including ticket gates, shall com- ply with the requirements of Section Indicators shall be located above the car control panel or above the door. Each inch mm by inch mm area shall be oriented so the inch mm length is in the direction of the running slope of the curb ramp it serves.

Car parking spaces shall be 96 inches mm minimum in width. The height of water closet seats anso be 17 inches mm minimum and 19 inches mm maximum above the floor, measured to the top of the seat. An architectural or mechanical compo- nent of a building, facility, space, or site. Equipment that employs interactive, text-based communica- tions through the transmission of coded signals across the standard telephone network. At the top of a stair flight, handrails shall extend horizontally above the.

Symbols of acces- sibility and their backgrounds shall have a nonglare finish. Elevator hoistway and car doors shall open and close automatically. Mirrors not located above lavatories, sinks or counters shall be mounted with the bottom edge of the reflecting surface 35 inches mm maximum above the floor.

The turning space shall be permitted to include knee and toe clearance complying with Section The height of the seat shall be 17 a117.1-20003 mm minimum and 19 inches mm maximum above the bathroom floor, measured to the top of the seat.

These scoping provisions shall address the application of this standard to: Where pro- vided, telephone directories shall comply with Section A117.1-200 restriction on objects beneath call buttons shall not apply to existing call buttons. Toilet compartment doors, includ- ing door hardware, shall comply with Section For infor- mation onpermission to copy material exceeding fair use, please contact: Clear width of landings shall be at least as wide as the widest ramp run leading to the landing.

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A turning space shall comply with Section The audi- ble signal or verbal annunciator shall be 10 dBA minimum above ambient, but shall not exceed 80 dBA, measured snsi the hall call but- ton.

The stroke width shall be 15 percent maximum of the height of the uppercase letter “I” measured at the top sur- face of the character, and 30 percent maxi- mum of the height of the uppercase letter “I” measured at the base of the character. Tactile characters for elevator car controls shall not be required to comply with Section A fixed shower head shall be per- mitted in lieu of a hand shower where the scoping provisions of the ansu authority require a fixed shower head.

A folding or nonfolding seat shall be provided in transfer-type shower compartments.

The function button shall be identified by the International Symbol for Accessibility and tactile indication. A door pull qnsi with Section Should a figure appear to illustrate criteria that differ with the text of the Standard, the criteria stated in the text govern.

At the bottom of anssi stair flight, handrails shall extend at the slope of the stair flight for a horizontal dis- tance equal to one tread depth beyond the bot- tom tread nosing.

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.

As the voice of the U. Controls and hand showers shall comply with Sections Building Blocks Chapter 3.

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

Where detectable wnsi are provided on curb ramps or at raised marked crossings leading to islands or cut-through medi- ans, the island or cut-through median shall also be provided with detectable warnings complying with Sectionare 24 inches mm in depth, and extend the full width of the pedestrian route or cut-through.

Proposals for revising this edi- tion are welcome. Landings shall be provided at the tops of curb ramps. Dwelling Units a117.-12003 Sleeping Units 89 Figure The front partition and at least one side partition shall provide a toe clearance ansk 9 inches mm minimum above the floor and extending 6 inches mm beyond the compartment side face of the parti- tion, exclusive of partition support members. The hand shower shall have a control with a nonpositive shut-off feature.


Projections into the clear opening width between 34 inches mm and 80 inches a17.1-2003 above the floor shall not exceed 4 inches mm. Car and van parking spaces shall have an adjacent access aisle complying with Section A crosswalk or other identified path intended for pedestrian use in crossing a vehicular way.

Elevator doors shall remain fully open in response to a car call for 3 seconds minimum. Continuous handrails at the inside turn of stairs and ramps.

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

Door closers shall be adjusted so that from an open position of 90 degrees, the time required to move the door to an open position of 12 degrees shall be 5 seconds minimum.

Swinging doors shall have maneuvering clearances comply- ing with Table For bathtubs with permanent seats, grab bars com- plying with Section A vertical grab bar 18 inches mm minimum in length shall be provided on the control end wall 3 inches 75 mm minimum to 6 inches mm maximum above the horizontal grab bar, and 4 inches 1 00 mm maximum inward from the front edge of the shower. The minimum area of a wheelchair accessible compartment shall be 60 inches mm minimum in width measured perpen- dicular to the side wall, and 56 inches 1 mm minimum in depth for wall hung water closets, and 59 inches mm minimum in depth for floor mounted water closets ans perpen- dicular to the rear wall.

Doors in series shall comply with Section Grab bars shall not be required to be installed in a bathing facility 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 andi with Section Two horizontal grab bars shall be provided on q back wall, one com- plying with Section Grab bars shall be 6 inches mm maximum from the adjacent wall.