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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The inch mm by inch mm areas and the accessible route shall be permitted to overlap. Turning spaces shall comply with Sec- tion In existing elevators, buttons shall be permitted to be recessed. The ahsi of the uppercase letter “O” of the font shall be 55 per- cent minimum and percent maximum of the height of the uppercase “I” of the font. August Third Printing: Already Subscribed to this document.

The minimum area of a wheelchair accessible compartment for primarily children’s use shall be 60 inches 1a17.1-2003 mm min- imum in width measured perpendicular to the side wall, and 59 inches mm minimum in a Ahsi Grab Bar depth for wall hung and floor mounted water clos- ets measured perpendicular to the rear wall. Operable parts a117.1-200 towel dis- pensers and hand dryers shall comply with Table Elevator cars shall comply with Section A clearance around a water closet complying with Section Heights shall comply with Table Illustrative figures are numbered the same as corre- sponding text to simplify the use of the Standard.

The audi- ble signal or verbal annunciator shall be 10 dBA minimum above ambient, but shall not exceed 80 dBA, measured at the hall call but- ton.

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

Accessible Routes inches mm above the floor. Counter slopes of adjoining gutters and road surfaces immediately adjacent to the curb ramp shall not be steeper than 1: We have no amendments or corrections for this standard. The use of American National Standards is completely voluntary; their existence does not in any respect preclude anyone, whether he or she has approved the standards or not, from manufacturing, marketing, purchasing, or using products, processes, or procedures not con- forming to the standards.


Viewing distance shall be measured as the horizontal distance between the character and an obstruction pre- venting further approach towards the sign.

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

Power-operated swing- ing doors shall remain open for 20 seconds minimum when activated. Where specific criteria of this stan- dard differ from the general criteria of this standard, the specific criteria shall apply. Unless otherwise specified, clear floor space shall be permitted to include knee and toe clearance complying with Section All steps on a flight of stairs shall have uniform riser height and uniform tread depth.

Thresholds in roil-in-type shower compartment shall be V 2 inch 13 mm max- imum in height in accordance with Section Access aisles shall be at the same level as the vehicle pull-up space they serve. Tac- tile characters shall be 2 inches 51 mm mini- mum in height. Please first verify your email before subscribing to alerts. Where a permanent seat is provided at the head end of the a117.1-203, the clearance shall extend 12 inches mm minimum beyond the wall at the head end of the bathtub.

Side door clear opening width shall be 42 a117.1-2030 mm minimum. Toilet compart- ments shall comply with Sections Pictograms shall comply with Section These criteria are intended to be con- sistent with the intent of the criteria of the U. Van parking spaces that are angled shall have access aisles located on the passenger side of the parking space. Spacing between individual a1171-2003 acters shall be 10 percent minimum and 35 a117.1-203 cent maximum of a171.1-2003 character height.

Telephones, enclo- sures, and related equipment shall comply with Section The space between the doors shall provide a117.1-203 turning space complying with Section Elevator car controls shall comply with Sections Braille shall be below the cor- responding text. An abbreviation for teletypewriter.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Lighting facilities shall be capable of providing 10 foot-candles lux of luminance measured at the center of tread surfaces and on landing surfaces within 24 inches mm of step nosings.


Speech shall be recorded or digi- tized human, or synthesized. For cars with in-car lanterns, A1171-2003 shall be permitted to begin when the signal is vis- ible from the point 60 inches mm directly in front of the farthest hall call button and the audible signal is sounded. Side wall grab bars complying with Section Hall signals, including in-car signals, shall comply with Section Accessible toilet and bathing rooms shall comply with Section Spout outlets of drinking fountains for standing persons shall be 38 inches mm minimum and 43 inches mm maximum above the floor.

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The uppercase letter “I” of the font shall be used to determine the allowable stroke width of all char- acters of a font. One full, unobstructed side of the clear floor space shall adjoin or overlap an accessi- ble route or adjoin another clear floor space.

A hori- zontal grab bar 24 inches mm mini- back wall m back wall a Without Permanent Seat L. Audible indica- tors shall comply with Section The maneuvering clearances required by Section Passing spaces shall be either a 60 inch mm minimum by 60 inch mm minimum space, or an intersection of two walking surfaces that provide a T-shaped turning space complying with Section Elevator cars with a single opening shall have low energy amsi operated hoistway anai and gates. Ambulatory accessible compartments shall comply with Section Shelves shall be 40 inches mm minimum and 48 inches mm maximum a117.1-200 the floor.

Spout outlets of drinking fountains for standing persons shall be 38 inches mm minimum and 43 inches mm maximum above the floor. The National Easter Seal Society and the President’s Com- mittee on Employment of People with Disabilities became members of the Secre- tariat, and the edition was reaffirmed in Dwelling units and sleeping units required to have accessible communication features shall comply with Section

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