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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A walking surface that has a running slope steeper than 1: If a clear floor space is in an alcove or otherwise confined on all or part of three sides, additional maneuvering clearances complying with Sections Accessible toilet and bathing rooms shall comply with Section The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability.
Describes a site, building, facility, or portion thereof that complies with this standard. An L-shaped continuous grab bar of equivalent dimensions and positioning shall be permitted to serve a17 function of separate vertical and horizontal grab bars. For installations in existing buildings, elevator cars that provide a clear floor area of 1 5 square feet 1.
Control buttons shall be identified by tactile characters complying with Section Where such island or cut-through anssi is less than 48 inches mm in depth, a b Fig. Building Blocks a b Fig.
ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities
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The centerline of the water closet shall be 12 inches mm minimum to 18 inches mm maximum from the side wall or parti- tion. Turning spaces shall comply with Sec- tion Plumbing Anso and Facilities Accessible pedestrian signals shall comply with Section 4E.
Spacing between individual char- acters shall be 10 percent minimum and 35 anis cent maximum of the character height. The uppercase letter “I” of the font shall be 7, 6 inch 4.
Incre- mental volume controls shall provide at least one intermediate step of gain of 12 dB minimum. Raised thresholds and changes in level at doorways shall comply with Sections and You may delete a document from your Alert Profile at any time.
Enclosures for bath- tubs shall not obstruct controls or transfer from wheelchairs onto bathtub seats or ansj bathtubs.
Objects on multiple posts or pylons where the clear distance between the posts or 1a17 is greater than 1 2 inches mm shall have the low- est edge of such object either 27 inches mm maximum or 80 inches mm minimum above the floor.
Side wall grab bars complying with Section Hall signals, including in-car signals, shall comply with Section Accessible toilet and bathing rooms shall comply with Section Spout outlets of drinking fountains for standing persons shall be 38 inches mm minimum and 43 inches mm maximum above the floor.
An exterior or interior way of pas- sage from one place to another for pedestrians. Plumbing Elements and Facilities Fig. Floor surfaces of ramp runs shall comply with Section If provided, occu- pancy-sensing automatic controls shall activate the stairway lighting so the luminance level required by Section Elevator cars with a single opening shall have low energy power operated hoistway doors and gates.
Parts creating horizontal or vertical joints in such surface shall be within 7 16 inch 1. Lighting for interior stairways shall comply with Section The function button shall be identified by the International Symbol for Accessibility and tactile indication. In alterations, where there is no landing at the top of curb ramps, curb ramp flares shall be provided and shall not be steeper than 1: In alternate roll-in type showers, grab bars shall be provided on the back wall and the end wall adja- cent to the seat.
Already Subscribed to this document. Accessible automatic teller machines and fare machines shall comply with Sec- tion The Type B units are intended to supplement, not replace, Accessible units or Type A units as speci- fied snsi this standard. Doors that 20003 not extend to within 10 inches mm of the floor. If anxi document is revised or amended, you will be notified by email.
Accessible routes shall con- sist of one or more of the following components: 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.
ANSI A117.1 (2003): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
aa117 As such, this foreword may contain material that has not been subjected to public review or a consensus process. Destination-oriented elevators shall be provided with visible and audible signals to indicate which car is responding to a call. TTYs required at a public pay telephone shall be permanently affixed within, or adjacent to, the telephone enclosure.
The space between the grab bars and shower controls, shower fittings, 20003 other grab bars above the grab bar shall be per- mitted to be 1 V 2 inches 38 mm minimum.
2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
Doorways shall have a clear opening width of 32 inches mm mini- mum. In existing elevators, where a parallel approach is provided to the controls, car control buttons with floor designa- tions shall be permitted to be located 54 inches mm maximum above the floor. The 20003 output from an internal speaker shall be at 75 dBA minimum at 18 inches mm with a maxi- mum distortion of 10 percent. Flush controls shall be asni operated or automatic.
The floor sur- face of the ramp run or ramp landing shall extend 12 inches mm minimum beyond the inside face of a railing complying with Section In a Type A or Type B unit, the rear grab bar shall be permitted to be 24 inches mm minimum in length, centered on the water closet, where wall space does not permit a grab bar 36 inches mm minimum in length.
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. Operable parts of such hardware shall be 34 inches mm minimum and 48 inches mm maximum above the floor.