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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Water closets and toilet compart- ments primarily for children’s use shall be permit- ted to comply with Section After further revision that included a special effort to remove application criteria scoping requirementsthe edition was published asi, when requested inthe Council of American Building Officials CABO assumed the Secretariat.

A single wheelchair space shall be 36 inches mm minimum in width. In existing facilities, in trans- fer-type shower compartments where provision of a threshold V 2 inch 13 mm in height would disturb the structural reinforcement of the snsi slab, a threshold 2 inches 51 mm maximum in height shall be permitted. Buttons with floor designations shall be provided with visible indicators to show that a call has been registered. Water and soap flow shall be provided with a reach a1177.1-2003 of 1 1 inches mm maximum.

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

A1117.1-2003 surfaces of curb ramps shall comply with Section Grab bars, and any wall or other surfaces adjacent to grab bars, shall be free of sharp or abrasive elements. Where an accessi- ble route a117.1-2003 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.

Horizontal grab bars shall be provided across the control wall and on the back wall to a point 18 inches mm from the control wall. Elevator landings shall comply with Section Control end wall grab bars shall comply with Section Doors shall not swing into a117.12-003 clear floor space 1a17.1-2003 clearance for any fixture.


Diagonal curb ramps with flared sides shall have a segment of curb 24 inches mm mini- mum in length on each side of the curb ramp and within the marked crossing. Ani space beyond knee and toe clearance shall be per- mitted beneath elements.

Doors that do not extend to within 10 inches mm of the floor. Where provided, key surfaces not on active areas of display screens shall be raised above surrounding surfaces.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Tactile characters shall be 2 inches 51 mm mini- mum in height. A proposal form and instructions can also be downloaded from www. Shelves shall be 40 inches mm minimum and 48 inches 1 mm maximum above the floor.

Detectable warning surfaces shall contrast visually with adjacent surfaces, either light-on-dark or dark-on-light. Accessible assistive listening sys- tems in assembly areas shall comply with Section Showers shall deliver water that is degrees F 49 degrees C maxi- mum.

Handrails shall extend beyond and in the same direction of stair flights and ramp runs in accordance with Section Curb ramps on accessible routes shall comply with Sections Com- partments containing more than one plumbing fix- ture shall comply with Section An exterior or interior way of pas- sage from one place to another for pedestrians. Door closers and door stops shall be per- mitted to be 78 inches 1 mm minimum above the floor.

Emergency controls shall comply with Section Ambulatory accessible compartments shall comply with Section Visual contrast shall be either light-on-dark or dark-on-light. Stair treads and landings subject to wet conditions shall be designed to pre- vent the accumulation of water. Shower compartment enclosures for shower, compartments shall not obstruct controls or obstruct transfer from wheel- chairs onto shower seats.

Accessible Routes tion Access aisles shall be at the same level as the vehicle pull-up space they serve. In Type A and Type B units, the vertical grab bar component is not required. The space between the doors shall provide a turning space complying with Section Cavities created by added kick plates shall be capped. 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.


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

The stroke width shall be 15 percent maximum of the height of the uppercase letter “I” measured anai the a1117.1-2003 sur- face of the character, and 30 percent maxi- mum of the height of the uppercase letter “I” measured at the base of the character. The required clearance around the water closet ansk be permitted to overlap the water closet, associated grab bars, paper dis- pensers, sanitary napkin receptacles, coat hooks, shelves, accessible routes, clear floor space at other fixtures and the turning space.

Slope 1 Maximum Rise Steeper than 1: Grab bars for water closets shall comply with Section Where seats are provided, TTYs shall not be required to comply with Section Incre- mental volume controls shall provide at least one intermediate step of gain of 12 dB minimum. Where text descriptors for pictograms are required, they shall be located directly below the pictogram field.

The inch mm by inch mm areas and the accessible route shall be permitted to overlap. V 2 max Fig. A fixed shower head with the con- trols and shower head located on the back wall opposite the seat shall be permitted.

Swing-up grab bars shall not be required to comply with Section The requirement for the frequency and range of audible signals shall not apply in existing elevators. Fire doors shall have the minimum opening force allowable by the appropriate administrative a171.1-2003. An exterior pathway with a prepared surface for pedestrian use. Car control keypads shall be in a standard telephone keypad arrange- ment and shall comply with Section