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

Where a tactile sign is provided at double doors with two active leaves, the sign shall be to the right of the right-hand door. Please visit the ICC website at www. Van parking spaces shall be inches mm minimum in width. Detectable warnings shall be 24 inches mm minimum in the direction of travel and extend the full width of the curb ramp or flush surface. Water and soap flow shall be provided with a reach depth of 1 1 inches mm maximum.

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Standard roll-in-type shower com- partments shall have a clear inside dimension of 60 inches mm minimum in width and 30 inches mm minimum in depth, measured at the center point of opposing sides. Doors to a toilet and bathing room for a single occupant, accessed only through a private office and not for common use or public use shall be permitted to swing into the clear floor space, provided the swing of the door can be reversed to meet Section Space beneath an element between the floor and 9 inches mm above the floor shall be considered toe clearance and shall comply with Section A receiver pro- vided for the capture of the stronger of two sig- nals in the receiver field of view shall provide a received power ratio on the order of 20 dB for negligible interference.

The level of illumination at the car controls, platform, and car threshold and landing sill shall be 5 foot-candles 54 lux mini- mum.

Two horizontal grab bars shall be provided on the back wall, one complying with Section The mini- mum clear opening width for automatic door sys- tems shall be based on the clear opening width provided with all leafs in the open position. 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 1 00 mm maximum inward from the front edge of the shower.


Curb ramps at marked crossings shall be wholly contained within the markings, excluding any flared sides. Con- trol panels shall be centered on a side wall. Controls shall be located within one of the reach ranges specified in Section Ramp runs shall have a running slope not steeper than 1: Spout outlets of drinking fountains for standing persons shall be 38 inches mm minimum and 43 inches mm maximum above the floor.

Grab bars shall have a cross section complying with Section Detectable warning sur- faces shall have truncated domes complying with Section Car control buttons shall comply with Section For infor- mation onpermission to copy material exceeding fair use, please contact: The height of water closet seats shall be 11 inches mm minimum and 17 inches mm maximum above the floor, measured to the top of the seat.

A clear floor space complying with Section shall be provided. The restriction on objects beneath call buttons shall not apply to existing call buttons. Car and van parking spaces shall have an adjacent access aisle complying with Section Swing-up grab bars shall be 28 inches 71 mm minimum in length, measured from the wall to the end of the horizontal portion of the grab bar.

Full text of “ANSI A (): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”

A vis- ible and audible signal shall be provided at each hoistway entrance to indicate which car is answering a call and the car’s direction of travel. Signs at elevator hoistways shall comply with Section Standards Subscriptions from ANSI provides a money-saving, multi-user solution for accessing standards. Individual experts shall serve for a renewable term of one year and shall be subject to approval by vote of the consensus body.

Door closers and door stops shall be per- mitted to be anei inches 1 mm minimum above the floor. In a Type B unit, when a side wall is not available for a inch mm grab bar, the sidewall grab bar shall be per- mitted to be 18 inches mm mini- mum in length, located 12 inches mm maximum from a117.-2003 rear wall and extending 30 a117.1-2003 mm minimum from the rear wall.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Access aisles shall be at the same level as the vehicle pull-up space they serve. Professional P – Members in this category include those qualified to engage in the development of the body of knowledge and policy relevant to their area of practice, such as research, testing, consulting, education, engineering or design; and their respective associations. Passing spaces shall be either a 60 inch a117.1-003 minimum by 60 inch mm minimum space, or an intersection of two walking surfaces that provide a T-shaped turning space complying with Section The radius of curvature at the lead- ing edge of the tread shall be V 2 inch 13 mm maxi- mum.


The adjacent surfaces at a1171.-2003 at curb ramps to walks, gutters and streets shall be at the same level. Spacing shall be measured between the two closest points of adjacent characters within a message, excluding word spaces. General Site and Building Elements Chapter 5. Accessible Routes 15 Figure Floor surfaces in eleva- tor cars shall comply with Section Space absi an element between 9 inches mm and 27 inches mm above the floor shall be considered knee clearance and shall comply with Section In alternate roll-in type showers, grab bars shall be provided on the back wall and the end wall adja- cent to the seat.

If a117.1-203 is multilined, braille shall be placed below entire text. Spacing between individual tactile character shall be V 8 inch 3. For cars with in-car lanterns, T shall be permitted to begin when the signal is anso ible a117.1-20003 the point 60 inches mm directly in front of the farthest hall call button and the audible signal is sounded.

Where handrails are provided on the ramp run, the clear width shall be measured between the handrails. A proposal form and instructions can also be downloaded from www. Doors, doorways, and gates designed to be operated only by security person- nel shall not be required to comply with Sections Existing elevator car configura- tions that provide a clear floor area of 16 square feet 1.

Accessible urinals shall comply with Section Access aisles serving vehicle pull-up spaces shall be 60 inches mm minimum in width. Curb ramps on accessible routes shall comply with Sections Information on printed receipts that duplicates audible information available on-screen shall not be required to be presented in the form of an audible receipt.

Anzi with a circular cross section shall have an outside diameter of 17 4 inches 32 mm minimum and 2 inches 51 mm maximum.