2003 ICC ANSI A117.1 EBOOK

The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability . 31 Jul LEGALLY BINDING DOCUMENTUnited States of AmericaAll citizens and residents are hereby advised that this is a legally binding document. Trademarks: “ICC,” the International Code Council logo and “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC/ANSI Al )” are trademarks of the.

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Flush controls shall be located on the open side of the water closet. The reopening device shall remain effective for 20 seconds minimum. Side wall grab bars complying 2003 icc ansi a117.1 Section Characters shall contrast with their background with either light characters on a dark background, or dark characters on a light back- ground. Access aisles shall not overlap with the vehicular way. Where the clear floor space is positioned for a forward approach, the alcove shall be 36 inches mm minimum in width where the 2003 icc ansi a117.1 exceeds 24 inches 61 mm.

Characters shall be V 2 inch 13 mm minimum in height.

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Grab bars for transfer type showers shall comply with Section The force for pushing or pulling open 2003 icc ansi a117.1 other than fire doors shall be as follows: Characters shall 2030 uppercase. Objects on posts or pylons shall be permitted to overhang 4 inches 1 00 mm maximum where more than 27 inches mm and not more than 2003 icc ansi a117.1 inches mm above the floor.

A lavatory complying with Sec- tion shall be permitted at the end of the clear- ance opposite the shower compartment side where shower controls are positioned. As such, this foreword may contain material that has not been subjected to public review or a consensus process.

Automatic teller machines shall pro- vide the opportunity for the same degree of privacy of input and output available to all individuals. Thresholds in roil-in-type shower compartment shall be V 2 inch 13 mm max- imum 2003 icc ansi a117.1 height in accordance with Section Building Blocks a Forward b Parallel Fig. Braille instructions for initiating the speech mode xnsi be provided.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Coat hooks pro- vided within toilet compartments shall be 48 inches 1 mm maximum above the floor. Enclosures on bathtubs shall not have anis installed on the rim of the bathtub.

Where separate tactile and visual characters with the same information are provided, the height of the tactile upper- case letter “I” shall be permitted to be V 2 inch 13 mm minimum. 2003 icc ansi a117.1 and hand showers shall comply with Sections Compartment doors shall not swing into the required minimum area of the compartment.


Floor surfaces of platform lifts shall comply with Section Where doors that are subject to locking are adjacent to a ramp landing, landings shall be sized to provide a turning space complying with Section Each curb ramp shall have a level area 48 inches mm minimum in length and 36 inches mm minimum in width at the top of the 2003 icc ansi a117.1 ramp in the part of the island intersected by the 2003 icc ansi a117.1.

Each destina- tion-oriented elevator in a bank of elevators shall have audible and visible means for differ- entiation. Grab bars shall not be required to be installed in a bathing facility for a single occupant accessed only through a private office and not for common use or public use, provided reinforcement has been installed in walls and located so s117.1 to permit the installation of grab bars complying with Section Each grab bar shall be located 1 5 inches mm maximum from the ivc end 2003 icc ansi a117.1 and extend to 12 inches mm maximum from the control end wall.

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

Words, terms, and phrases used in the singular include the plural, and those used in the plural include the singular. Fire doors shall have the minimum opening force allowable by the appropriate administrative authority.

Operable parts shall be operable with one hand and shall not require tight grasping, 2003 icc ansi a117.1, or twisting of the wrist.

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 ic clear floor space, provided the swing of the door can be reversed to meet Section Plumbing elements and facilities required to be accessible by scoping provisions adopted 2003 icc ansi a117.1 the administrative authority shall com- ply with the applicable provisions of Chapter 6.

Spout outlets of wheel- chair accessible drinking fountains shall be 36 2003 icc ansi a117.1 mm 2003 icc ansi a117.1 above the floor. Telephones shall have push button controls where service for such equipment is available. A clearance of 48 inches 1 mm minimum in length measured perpen- dicular from the control wall, and 36 inches mm minimum in depth shall be provided adja- cent to the open face of the compartment.


Emer- gency communications systems 2003 icc ansi a117.1 comply with Section The minimum area of a wheelchair accessible compartment shall be 60 inches mm minimum in width measured perpen- dicular to 2003 icc ansi a117.1 side wall, and 56 inches 1 mm minimum in depth for wall hung water closets, and 59 inches mm minimum in depth for floor mounted water closets measured perpen- dicular to the rear wall. In existing buildings or facilities, ramps shall be permitted to have slopes steeper than 1: The dip of the overflow shall not be considered in determining knee and toe clearances.

A door pull complying with Section Accessible units shall comply with Section A parallel approach complying with Section shall be permitted to a kitchen sink in a space where a cook top or conventional range is not provided.

Plumbing Elements and Facilities Chapter 6. Door closers shall be adjusted so that from an open position of 90 degrees, the time required to move the door to an open position of 12 degrees shall be 5 seconds minimum.

These new criteria are icf to provide a level of coordination between the accessible provisions of this standard and the 2003 icc ansi a117.1 Housing Accessibility Guidelines ADAAG.

Doors and doorways that are part of an accessible route shall comply with Section A single wheelchair space shall be 36 inches mm minimum in width. Accessible Routes labile Incre- mental volume controls shall provide at least one intermediate step of gain of 12 dB minimum. Unless specified otherwise, figures are not part of the Standard.

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In des- tination-oriented elevators, a display shall be provided in the car with visible indicators to show car destinations. 2003 icc ansi a117.1 standard roll-in showers, the controls and hand shower shall be located 38 inches mm minimum and 48 inches mm maximum 2003 icc ansi a117.1 the shower floor.

Requests for interpretations should be addressed to the secretariat or sponsor whose name appears on the title page of this standard. The call button that des- ignates the up direction shall be located above the call button that designates the down direc- tion.

Changes in level shall comply with Section The front of lavatories and sinks shall be 34 inches mm maximum above the floor, measured to the higher of the rim or counter sur- face.