Trademarks: “ICC,” the International Code Council logo and “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC/ANSI Al )” are trademarks of the. This Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC Al) is a The edition of ANSI Standard A presented the first criteria for accessibil. ICC/ANSI A Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities The specifications in this standard make sites facilities buildings and elements.

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Visual contrast shall be either light-on-dark or dark-on-light. Seats in accessible bathtubs and shower compartments shall comply, with Section Where parking spaces are marked with lines, the width measurements of parking spaces and adja- cent access aisles shall be made from the center- line of the markings. The indication of an uppercase letter or letters shall only be used before the first word of sentences, proper nouns and names, individual letters of the alphabet, ini- tials, or acronyms.

Curb amsi shall be 36 inches mm minimum in width, exclusive of flared sides. All components of an accessible route shall comply with the applicable portions of this standard.

Passenger jcc zones shall provide a vehicular pull-up space 96 inches mm minimum in width and 20 feet mm minimum in length. Stair treads shall comply with Section and shall have a slope not steeper than 1: Wheelchair accessible compartments shall comply with Section For infor- mation onpermission to copy material exceeding fair use, please contact: The side edge of the seat shall be 1 7 2 inches 38 mm maximum from the back wall of a transfer-type shower and 1 7 2 inches 38 mm maximum from the control wall of a roll-in-type shower.

A s117.1-2003 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.

State Building Code – ICC/ANSI A Code Interpretations

The edition largely achieved that goal. A clear floor space com- plying with Sectionpositioned for forward approach, shall be provided. Controls and hand showers shall comply with Sections Dispens- ers shall not be of a type that control delivery, or do not allow continuous paper flow. Grab bars shall be 6 inches mm maximum from the adjacent wall.


2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Floor surfaces shall comply with Section Floor surfaces of curb ramps shall comply with Section Your Alert Profile lists the documents that will be monitored. Guardrails or other barriers anis be provided where object protru- a117.1-20003 is beyond the limits allowed by Sections A short ramp cutting through a curb or built up to it.

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. The detectable warning shall be located so the edge nearest the curb line is 6 inches mm to 8 inches mm from the curb line.

Landings subject to wet conditions shall be designed to prevent the accu- mulation of water. A clear floor space complying with Section shall be provided. Transfer-type shower compartments shall have a clear inside dimension of 36 inches mm in width and 36 inches mm in depth, measured at the center a117.1–2003 of opposing sides.

In a Type B unit, where fixtures are located on both sides of the water closet, a swing-up grab bar complying with Sections Car control buttons with floor designations shall be raised or flush, and shall comply with Section A component of an element used to insert or withdraw objects, or to activate, deactivate, or adjust the element. In alterations, where there is no landing at the top of curb ramps, curb ramp flares shall be provided and shall not be steeper than 1: Elevator car controls shall not be required to comply with Section This American National Standard may be revised or withdrawn at any time.

The system shall provide both visual and audible signals. The rear edge of the “L”.

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

Ramps not required to have handrails where curb ramp flares complying with Section The minimum area of a wheelchair accessible compartment shall be 60 inches mm minimum in width measured perpen- dicular to the 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.


Destination-oriented elevators shall not be required to comply with Sec- tion Hall signals shall comply with Section A fixed shower head shall be per- mitted in lieu of a hand shower where the scoping provisions of the administrative authority require a fixed shower head.

Describes a site, building, facility, or portion thereof that complies with this standard. Committee approval of the Standard does not necessarily imply that all Committee members voted for its approval. A clear floor space complying with Section shall be provided at call controls. These criteria are intended to be con- sistent with the intent of the criteria of the U.

Open risers shall not be per- mitted. In existing elevators, manually operated doors shall not be required to com- ply with Section A knee clearance of 24 inches mm minimum above the floor shall be permitted at lavatories and sinks used primarily by children ages 6 through 1 2 where the rim or counter surface is a117.11-2003 inches mm maximum above the floor.

A a117.1-20033 in front of bathtubs extending the length of the bathtub and 30 inches mm minimum in depth shall be provided. Substantial agreement means much more than a simple majority, but not necessarily unanim- ity.

The hand shower shall have a control with a nonpositive shut-off feature. Protruding objects shall not reduce the clear width required for accessi- ble routes.