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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Handrails with a circular cross section shall aa117 an outside diameter of 17 4 inches 32 mm minimum and 2 inches 51 mm maximum. Car and van park- ing spaces shall be marked to define the width. 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 The required clearance around the water closet shall be permitted to overlap the water closet, associated grab bars, paper dis- pensers, sanitary napkin receptacles, coat hooks, shelves, accessible routes, clear floor ansii at other fixtures and the turning space.

In alterations, full extensions of handrails shall not be required where such exten- sions would be hazardous due to plan con- figuration. Terms specifically 20003 in a referenced standard, and not defined in this section, shall have the speci- fied meaning from the referenced standard. An L-shaped continuous grab bar of equivalent dimensions and positioning shall be permitted to serve the function of separate vertical and horizontal grab bars. ANSI approved the edition on November 26, A clear floor space com- plying with Sectionpositioned for parallel approach, shall be provided.

Grab bars shall be installed in a horizontal position, 33 inches mm minimum and 36 inches mm maximum above the floor measured to the top of the gripping surface. Sides of ramp landings having a vertical drop-off of V 2 inch 13 mm maximum within 1 inches mm horizontally of the mini- mum landing area.

Grab bars shall be installed in any manner that provides a gripping surface at the locations specified in this standard and does not obstruct the clear floor space. Where an accessi- ble route makes a degree turn around an object that is less than 48 inches mm in width, clear widths shall be 42 inches mm minimum approaching the turn, 48 inches mm minimum during the turn, and 42 inches mm minimum leaving the turn.


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Emer- gency communications systems shall comply with Section Seats shall comply with Section Where a tactile sign is pro- vided at a door, the sign 1a17 be alongside the door at the latch side.

Handles, pulls, latches, locks, and other operable parts on accessible doors shall have a shape that is easy to grasp with one hand and does not require tight grasp- ing, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate. Machines shall be speech enabled.

Truncated domes shall be aligned in a square grid pattern. The pile shall be V 2 inch 1 3 mm maximum in height.

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

Where toe clearance is required at an element as part of a clear floor space, the toe clearance shall extend 17 inches mm minimum beneath the element. A clear floor space complying with Section shall be provided. Accessible toilet and bathing rooms shall comply with Section Stair treads shall comply with Section and shall have a slope not steeper than 1: This standard is also available to be included in Standards Subscriptions.

A1117 entry 36 inches 91 5 mm minimum in width shall be provided 20003 one end of the a17 mm width of the compartment. The function button shall be located immediately below the keypad arrangement or floor buttons. Side wall grab bars complying with Section Water and soap flow shall be provided with a reach depth of 1 1 inches mm maximum.

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Characters shall be conventional in form. Floor surfaces of platform lifts shall comply with Section Where swing-up grab bars are installed, a clearance snsi 18 inches mm minimum from the centerline of the water closet to any side wall or obstruction shall be provided.


Door- ways without doors that are less than 36 anis mm in width shall have maneu- vering clearances complying with Table Where handrails are required at the side of a corridor they shall comply with Sec- tions Seats shall not be sprung to return to a lifted position. The height of bathtub seats shall be 17 inches mm minimum to 19 inches mm maximum above the bathroom floor, ansl to the top of the seat.

The cross slope of a walking surface shall not be steeper than 1: We have no amendments or corrections for this standard. A clear floor space shall comply with Section Detectable warning sur- faces in interior anxi shall differ from adjoining walking surfaces in resiliency or sound-on-cane contact. Proceed to Checkout Continue Shopping.

Faucets shall comply with Section Visual contrast shall be either light-on-dark or dark-on-light. Sites, facilities, buildings, and elements required to be accessible shall comply with the applicable provisions of Chapters 3 through 9.

There shall be a volume control for the speech function.

In ambulatory accessible com- partments complying with Section In Type A units, a shower seat is not required to be installed where reinforce- ment complying with Section Permanent seats shall be 1 5 inches mm mini- mum in depth and shall extend from the back wall to or beyond the outer edge of the bathtub.

Parts creating horizontal or vertical joints in such surface shall be within 7 16 inch 1. Control buttons shall be raised or flush. If the device is in a closed compartment, the compartment door hardware shall comply with Section Where elevator call but- tons or keypads are provided, they shall comply with Sections Protruding objects shall not reduce the clear width required for accessi- ble routes.

The down scan button shall sequentially select floors below the current floor.

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