ANSI A (), Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities as mandated by law and incorporated by reference by the States and. ICC/ANSI A Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities The specifications in this standard make sites facilities buildings and elements. 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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2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
Where pro- vided, elevator car controls shall comply with Sections 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 mm maximum inward from the front edge of the bathtub.
Where shower controls are located on the back wall and no seat is provided, the lavatory shall be permit- ted at either end of the clearance. 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 point of opposing sides.
Elevators complying with Section or The exit door discharging to the outside or to ani level of exit discharge shall have a tactile qnsi stating “EXIT. The outlet of the dis- penser shall be 15 inches mm minimum and 48 inches 1 mm maximum above the floor, and shall not be located behind the grab bars.
The administrative authority shall provide scoping provisions to specify the 20033 to which these tech- nical criteria apply. Plumbing Elements xnsi Facilities Fig. Where multiple grab bars are used, required horizontal grab bars shall be installed at the same height above the floor. Fire doors shall have the minimum opening force allowable by the appropriate administrative authority. Truncated domes shall have a base diameter of 0. Turning spaces shall comply anso Sec- tion Incre- mental volume controls shall provide at least one intermediate step of gain of 12 dB minimum.
Already Subscribed to this document. Doors in series shall comply with Section The cross slope of a walking surface shall not be steeper than 1: A component of an element used to insert or withdraw objects, or to activate, deactivate, or adjust the element. Locks used only for security purposes and not used for normal operation are permitted in any location. Handrails a171 not rotate within their fittings.
Water supply and drainpipes under lavatories and sinks shall be insulated or otherwise configured 1a17 protect against contact.
Tactile characters shall comply with Section X 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 31 inches mm maximum above the floor. A turning space shall comply with Section The telephone handset cord shall be 29 inches mm minimum in length. The clear floor space shall not be obstructed by bases, enclosures, or seats. Advertisements and other similar informa- tion shall not be required to be audible unless they convey information that can be used in the transaction being conducted.
The turning 200 shall be a T-shaped space within a inch 1 mm minimum square, with arms and base 36 inches 91 5 mm minimum in width. A single unit providing complete, independent living facilities for one or more persons including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation.
Floors shall be designated At the bottom of a stair flight, handrails shall extend at the slope of the stair flight for a171 horizontal dis- tance equal to wnsi tread depth beyond the bot- tom tread nosing. Handrails in aisles serving seat- ing. Where a clear floor space allows a parallel approach to an element and the side reach is unobstructed, the high side reach shall be 48 inches mm maximum and the low side reach shall be 15 inches mm minimum above the floor.
Grab bars complying with Sections Knee clearance shall be permitted to extend 25 inches mm maxi- mum under an element at 9 inches mm above the floor.
ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities
The rear edge of an L-shaped seat shall be 27 2 inches 64 mm maxi- mum and the front edge 1 5 inches mm min- imum to 16 inches mm maximum from the seat wall.
Each car shall automatically stop at a floor landing within a tolerance of V 2 inch 1 3 mm under rated loading to zero loading con- ditions. Gripping surfaces shall be continuous, without interruption by newel posts, other construction elements, or obstructions.
Call buttons at elevator land- ings shall comply with Section Controls, other than drain stop- pers, shall be provided on an end wall, located between the bathtub rim and grab bar, and between the open side of the bathtub and the midpoint of the width of the bathtub.
Accessible Routes inches mm above the floor. Control buttons shall be identified by tactile characters complying with Section Side wall grab bars complying with Section The signal shall be an automatic verbal annunciator that announces the floor at which the car is about to stop.
Accessible routes shall con- sist of one or asni of the following components: The minimum area of a wheelchair accessible compartment shall be 60 inches mm minimum in width measured perpen- dicular to the side wall, and ansj inches 1 mm minimum in depth for wall hung water closets, and 59 inches mm minimum in depth for floor mounted water 20033 measured perpen- dicular to the rear wall.
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Accessible drinking fountains shall comply with Sections and Vehicle pull-up spaces, access aisles serving them, and a vehicular route from an entrance to the passenger loading zone, and from the passenger loading zone to a vehicular exit serving them, shall provide a vertical clearance of inches mm minimum. Destination-ori- ented elevators shall provide car identification in tactile characters complying with Section Protruding annsi on circulation paths shall comply with Section Access aisles shall be marked so as to discourage parking in them.
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Compartment doors shall not swing into the required minimum area of the compartment. Aisle stairs and aisle ramps pro- vided with a handrail either at the side or within the aisle width. Flush controls shall be hand operated or automatic.