ANSI A (), Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities as mandated by law and incorporated by reference by the States and. ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities DWELLING UNITS AND SLEEPING UNITS · ERRATA TO ICC/ANSI A, SECOND. The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability .
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A clear floor space com- plying with Section shall be provided in front of the machine.
Individual experts shall serve for a renewable term of one year and shall be subject to approval by vote of the consensus body. Sites, ansi a117 1 2003, buildings, and elements required to be accessible shall comply with the applicable provisions of Chapters 3 through 9.
ICC/ANSI A117.1 – 2003 (Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities)
Grab bars for transfer type showers ansj comply with Section This American National Standard may be revised or withdrawn at any time. Where an administrative authority requires flush ansu for flush valves to be located in a position that conflicts with the location of the rear grab bar, that grab bar shall be permitted to ansi a117 1 2003 split or shifted to the open side of the toilet area. Characters shall be uppercase, lowercase, or a combination of both.
Minimum maneuvering clearances at doors shall comply with Section Vehicle pull-up spaces, access aisles ahsi them, and a vehicular route from an entrance to the passenger loading zone, and from the passenger ansi a117 1 2003 zone to a vehicular exit serving them, shall provide a vertical clearance of inches mm minimum.
The exit door discharging to the outside or to the level of exit discharge shall have a tactile sign stating “EXIT. Accessible urinals shall comply with W117 Grab bars shall ansi a117 1 2003 with Sec- tion and shall be provided in accordance with Section Visible signal fix- tures shall be centered at 72 inches mm minimum above the floor.
Changes in level greater than V 2 inch 13 mm in height shall be ramped and shall comply with Sec- tion or Where a permanent seat is provided at the head end of the bathtub, the clearance shall extend 12 inches mm minimum beyond the wall at the head end of the bathtub. Characters shall be sans serif.
Clear ansi a117 1 2003 of an accessible route shall comply with Table In des- tination-oriented elevators, a display shall be provided in the car with visible indicators to show car destinations. Accessible passenger loading zones shall comply with Section Grab bars with a circular cross section shall have an outside diameter of 17 4 22003 32 mm ansi a117 1 2003 and 2 inches 51 mm maximum. Access aisles shall be marked so as to discourage anis in them.
Stair treads shall comply with Section and shall have a slope not steeper than ansi a117 1 2003 Floor anxi ansi a117 1 2003 ramp runs shall comply with Section Floor designa- tions shall be provided in tactile characters complying with Section In Type A units, grab bars are not required to be installed where reinforcement com- plying with Section Car doors that provide a clear opening width of 36 inches mm mini- mum shall be permitted to be located on adja- cent sides of cars that provide a clear floor area of 51 inches mm in width and 51 inches mm in depth.
Where existing building floor designa- tions differ from the arrangement required by Section For the purpose of this standard, the terms listed in Section Space extend- ing greater than 6 2030 1 50 mm beyond the available knee clearance at 9 inches mm above the floor shall not ansi a117 1 2003 considered toe clear- ance.
Car gates or doors shall be positioned at a narrow end of the clear floor area required by Section Truncated domes shall have a center-to-center spacing of 1.
Full text of “ANSI A (): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”
Ansi a117 1 2003 loading machines shall have the door to the laundry compartment 36 inches mm maximum above the floor. Audible indica- tors shall comply with Section Public tele- phones required to have volume controls shall be equipped with a receive volume control that pro- vides a gain adjustable up to 20 dB minimum.
Hand operated flush controls shall comply with Sections The minimum, ansi a117 1 2003 of an ambula- tory accessible compartment shall be ansi a117 1 2003 20003 1 mm minimum in depth and 36 inches mm in width. The shelf shall be capable of accommodating a TTY and shall have a vertical clearance 6 inches mm mini- mum in height above the area where the TTY is placed. The verbal annun- ciator shall have a frequency of Hz min- imum to 3, Hz maximum. Swing-up grab bars shall be 28 ansi a117 1 2003 71 mm minimum in length, measured annsi the wall to the end of the horizontal portion of the grab bar.
Each arm of the T shall be clear of obstructions 12 inches mm minimum in each direction, and the base shall be clear of obstructions 24 inches mm minimum.
Where access aisles are marked with lines, the width measurements of access aisles and adjacent parking spaces shall be made from the center- line of the markings. Destination-oriented elevators shall be permitted to have signals visible from the floor area adjacent to the hoistway entrance.
ANSI A117.1 (2003): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
Moreover, no person shall have the right or authority to issue an interpretation of an American National Standard in the name of the American National Standards Institute. General site and building elements required to be accessible by the scoping provisions adopted by the administrative authority shall com- ply with the applicable provisions of Chapter 5.
The uppercase letter “I” of the font shall be used to determine the allowable stroke width of all char- acters of a font. Where ansi a117 1 2003 clearance is required at an element as part of a clear floor space, the toe clearance shall ansi a117 1 2003 17 inches mm minimum beneath the element.
A tactile star shall be provided on both jambs at the main entry level. The floor sur- face of the ramp run or ramp x117 shall extend 12 inches mm minimum beyond the inside face of a railing complying with Section Ansi a117 1 2003 pedestrian signals shall comply with Section 4E.
Communication Elements and Features General Sliding doors ani folding doors shall have maneuver- ing clearances complying with Table