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. 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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Ambulatory accessible compartments shall comply with Section Where criteria in this standard differ from those of these referenced standards, the criteria of this stan- dard shall apply. Lifts with ramps shall com- ply with Section 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 Existing elevator car configura- tions that provide a clear floor area of 16 square feet 1.

ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities

Elevator landings shall comply with Section For the purpose of this standard, the terms listed in Section The minimum area of a wheelchair accessible compartment for primarily children’s use shall be 60 inches 1 mm min- imum in aa117 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.

Access aisles shall extend the full length of the parking spaces they serve. Accessible bathtubs shall comply with Section Advertisements and other similar informa- tion shall not be required to be audible unless they convey information that can be used in the transaction being conducted.

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 mm maximum inward from the front edge of the bathtub.

These accessible elements are used for designing accessible functional spaces such as classrooms, hotel rooms, lobbies or offices. Drinking fountains primarily for children’s use shall be permitted where the spout is 30 inches mm maximum above the floor, and a parallel approach complying with Sectioncentered on the drinking fountain, is provided.


Elevator doors shall remain fully open in response to a car call for 3 seconds minimum. The detectable warning shall be located so the edge nearest the curb line is 6 inches mm to 8 inches mm from the curb line. 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.

Pictograms shall comply with Section Stairs shall have handrails com- plying with Section Numbers shall be permit- ted to be omitted, provided the remaining numbers are in sequence.

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Two parking spaces shall be permitted to share a common access aisle. Automatic doors and automatic gates shall comply with Section Compartment doors shall not swing into the required minimum area of the compartment.

Access aisles shall adjoin an accessible route. Raised islands in crossings shall be a cut-through level with the street or have curb ramps at both sides. Where parking spaces or access aisles are not adjacent to another parking space or access aisle, measurements shall be permit- ted to asni the full width of the line defining the parking space or access aisle.

The minimum acceptable time from notification that a car is answering a call until the doors of that car start to 11 shall be calculated from the following equa- tion: An exterior pathway with a prepared surface for nasi use.

The spout shall provide a flow of water 4 inches mm minimum in height. Characters shall contrast with their background with either light characters on a dark background, or dark characters on a light back- ground.

The telephone cord shall be 29 inches mm minimum in length. Where handrails are provided along walking surfaces with slopes not steeper than 1: Carpet or carpet tile shall be securely attached and shall have a firm cushion, pad, or backing or no cushion or pad.


Hand operated flush controls shall comply with 20003 The visible indication shall extinguish when the car arrives at the designated floor. Communication Elements and Features General 20003 supply and drainpipes under lavatories and sinks shall be insulated or otherwise configured to protect against contact. Where a tactile sign is pro- vided at double doors with one active leaf, the sign shall be located on the inactive leaf.

Standard and Commentary ANSI A117. 1 /2003 by ICC (Paperback)

Door closers and door stops shall be permitted to be 78 inches mm minimum above the floor. Your Alert Profile lists the documents that will be monitored. The high side reach shall be 48 inches mm maximum for a reach depth of 10 mm maximum. In trans- fer-type and alternate roll-in-type showers, the seat shall extend along the seat wall to a point within a11 inches 75 mm of the compartment entry. Dispens- ers shall not be of a type that control delivery, or do not allow continuous paper flow.

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

Application and Administration Definitions May Second Printing: Walking surfaces that are a part of an accessible route shall comply with Section Changes in level of V 4 inch a171. Treads shall be 1 1 inches mm minimum in depth.

The number five key shall have a single raised dot. Toilet compartment doors, including door hardware, shall comply with Sec- a Wall-Hung Water Closet – Adult tionexcept if the approach is to the latch side of the compartment door the clearance between the door side of the compartment and any obstruction shall be 42 inches mm minimum.

The slope that is parallel to the direction of travel see cross slope.

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