ICC ANSL A117.1-2003 PDF

Trademarks: “ICC,” the International Code Council logo and “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC/ANSI Al )” are trademarks of the. This Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC Al) is a The edition of ANSI Standard A presented the first criteria for accessibil. 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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If provided, thresholds at doorways shall be V 2 inch 13 mm maximum in height. Operable parts of such hardware shall be 34 inches mm minimum and 48 inches mm maximum above the floor. A room or space in which people sleep that can also include permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, and either sanitation or kitchen facilities but not both. Where knee clear- ance is required beneath an element as part of a clear floor space, the knee clearance shall be 1 1 a Forward Approach b Parallel Approach Fig.

Spaces and elements specifically designed for use primarily by people 12 years old and younger. Dwelling Units and Sleeping Units 89 Figure Mirrors located above lavatories, sinks or counters shall be mounted with the bottom edge of the reflecting surface 40 inches 1 01 5 mm maximum above the floor. Purchasers of American National Standards may receive current information on all standards by calling or writing the American National Standards Institute.

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This standard is also available to be included in Standards Subscriptions. Where parking spaces or access aisles are not adjacent to another parking a117.1-22003 or access aisle, measurements shall be permit- ted to include the full width of the line defining the parking space or access aisle.

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. A turning space com- plying with Section shall be provided within the room. An adjustable-height hand shower mounted on a verti- cal bar shall be installed so as to not obstruct the use of grab bars.


If text is multilined, braille shall be placed below entire text. Floor surfaces of platform lifts shall comply with Section Where space beneath an element is included as part of clear floor space at an ele- ment, clearance at an element, or a turning space, the space shall comply with Section Buttons shall be arranged with numbers in ascending order.

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

Raised islands in crossings shall be a cut-through level with the street or have curb ramps at both sides. Risers shall be permitted to slope under the tread at an angle of 30 degrees maximum from ver- tical. A standardized surface fea- ture built in or applied to floor surfaces to warn of hazards on a circulation path. Unless otherwise specified, doors shall be permitted to swing into turning spaces.

Pictograms shall comply with Section Signs containing tactile characters shall be located so that a clear floor area 18 inches mm minimum by 18 inches mm minimum, centered on the tactile charac- ters, is provided beyond the arc of any door swing between the closed position and 45 degree open position.

Fire doors shall have the minimum opening force allowable by the appropriate administrative authority. Elevator doors shall be horizontal sliding type. August Third Printing: In existing elevators, a signal indicat- ing the direction of car travel shall not be required.

Doors shall be located in the front partition or in the side wall or partition farthest from the water closet. Detectable warning surfaces shall comply with Section The height of bathtub aansl shall be 17 inches mm minimum to 19 inches mm maximum above the bathroom floor, measured to the top of the seat.

Carpet edge trim shall comply with Section Wheelchair accessible public telephones shall comply with Section Access aisles shall be marked so as to discourage parking in them. Its use within a governmental jurisdiction is intended to be accomplished through adoption by reference in accordance with proceedings establishing the a17.1-2003 laws. Symbols of accessibility shall contrast with their backgrounds, with either a light symbol on a dark background or a dark sym- bol on a light background.



2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Where provided, key surfaces not on active areas of display screens shall be raised above surrounding surfaces. A folding or nonfolding seat shall be provided in transfer-type shower compartments. Handrail brackets or balusters attached to the bottom surface of the handrail shall not be considered obstructions, provided they comply with the following criteria: Space beneath an element between the floor and 9 inches mm above the floor shall be considered toe clearance and shall comply with Section Accessible units shall comply with Section Water and soap flow shall be provided with a reach q117.1-2003 of 1 1 inches mm maximum.

Van parking spaces that are angled shall have access aisles located on the passenger side of the parking space. An entry 36 inches mm minimum in width shall be provided.

Where the room is for individual use and a clear floor space complying with Sec- tion The minimum acceptable time from notification that a car is answering absl call until the doors of that car start to close shall be calculated from the following equa- tion: A hori- zontal grab bar 24 inches mm mini- back wall m back wall a Without A117.-2003 Seat L.

A clear floor space com- plying with Section The slope that is perpendicular to the direction of travel see running slope. Illustrative figures are numbered the same as corre- sponding text to simplify the use of the Standard. Elevator doors shall remain fully open in response to a car call for 3 seconds minimum. An eleva- tor system that provides lobby controls for the selec- tion of destination w117.1-2003, lobby indicators designating which elevator to board, and a car indi- cator designating the floors at which the car will stop.