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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Describes an object that can be perceived using the sense of touch. Hoistway and elevator car doors shall comply with Section At least one of the active leaves of doorways with two leaves shall comply with Sections Information on printed receipts that duplicates audible information available on-screen shall not be required to be presented q117.1-2003 the form of an audible receipt.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

The control button for the emergency stop, alarm, door open, door close, main entry floor, and phone, shall be identified with tactile symbols as shown in Table The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements xnsi to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability.

The procedures of the American National Standards Institute require that action be taken periodically to reaffirm, revise, or withdraw this standard. Should a figure appear a117.1–2003 illustrate criteria that differ with the text of the Standard, the criteria stated a117.12-003 the text govern.

Elevator doors shall remain fully open in response to a car call for 3 a117.1-20033 minimum. Permanent seats shall be positioned at the head end of the bathtub. The minimum area of a wheelchair accessible compartment for primarily children’s use shall be 60 inches 1 mm min- imum in width measured perpendicular to the side wall, and 59 inches mm minimum in a Below Grab Bar depth for wall hung and floor mounted water clos- ets measured perpendicular to the rear wall.

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Handset cords, if provided, shall be 29 inches mm minimum in length. Curb ramps and the flared sides of curb ramps shall be a117.1-20033 so they do not project into vehicular traffic lanes, parking spaces, or park- ing access aisles.

Grab bars are not required to be installed in a shower facility aa117.1-2003 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 visible sig- nal elements shall be 2V 2 inches 64 mm min- imum measured along the vertical centerline Visual and tactile information Tactile information 60 degree typ for equilateral triangle Q Fig.


The level of illumination at the car controls, platform, car threshold and car landing sill shall be 5 foot-candles 54 lux mini- mum. Swinging doors shall have maneuvering clearances comply- ing with Table Where shower controls are located on the back wall and no seat is provided, the lavatory shall be permit- ted at either end of the clearance. Moreover, no person shall have the right or authority to issue an interpretation of an American National Standard in the name of the American National Standards Institute.

Ambulatory accessible compartments shall comply with Section Special X117.1-2003 and Spaces General ICC recognizes their contributions as well as those anssi the participants who, although not on the committee, provided valuable input during this update cycle.

An exterior pathway with a prepared surface for nasi use. Doorways shall have a clear opening width of 32 inches mm mini- mum. Floor surfaces shall be stable, firm, and slip resistant, and shall comply with Section ICC does not have the power or authority to police or enforce compliance with the contents of this standard.

Grab bars for transfer type showers shall comply with Section Detectable warning sur- faces in interior locations shall differ from adjoining walking surfaces in resiliency or sound-on-cane contact. Where parking spaces are marked with lines, the width measurements of parking spaces and adja- cent access aisles shall be made from the center- line of the markings.

Where two adjacent wheelchair spaces are provided, each wheelchair space shall be 33 inches mm mini- mum in width.

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

Removable in-tub seats shall be 15 inches mm minimum and 16 inches mm maximum in depth. The hand shower shall have a control with a nonpositive shut-off feature. Where handrails are required at the side of a corridor they shall comply with Sec- tions Each car shall be equipped with a self-leveling feature that will automatically bring arid maintain the car at landings within a tolerance of V 2 inch 13 mm under rated load- ing to zero loading conditions.

A vertical grab bar 18 inches mm minimum in length shall be provided on the control end wall 3 inches 75 mm minimum to andi inches mm maximum above the horizontal grab bar, and 4 inches mm maximum inward from the front edge of the bathtub. Guardrails or other barriers shall be provided where object protru- sion is beyond the limits allowed by A117.12-003 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.


In a Type B unit, where fixtures are located on both sides of the water closet, a swing-up grab bar complying with Sections TTYs required at a public pay telephone shall be permanently affixed within, or adjacent to, the telephone enclosure.

Turning spaces shall comply with Sec- tion In existing elevators, a signal indicat- ing the direction of car travel shall not be required.

Braille shall comply with Section A a117.1-200 around a water closet complying with Section Drinking fountains for ansj persons. 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. This American National Standard may be revised or withdrawn at any time.

A clear floor space com- plying with Section shall be provided. Car control buttons shall comply with Section A water closet in a toilet room 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 Pedestrian signals are not required to comply with the requirement for choosing audible tones.

In standard roll-in showers, the controls and hand shower shall be located 38 inches mm minimum and 48 inches mm maximum above the shower floor.

Search content, annotate, bookmark, share. The front partition and at least one side partition shall provide a toe clearance of 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. Accessible lavatories and sinks shall comply with Section Where enhanced reach range is required at lavato- ries, faucets and soap dispenser controls shall have a reach depth of 11 inches mm maximum or, if automatic, shall be activated within a reach depth of 1 1 inches mm maximum.

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