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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When in use, the a117.1-20003 surface of TTY keypads shall be 34 inches mm minimum above the floor. Braille instructions for initiating the speech mode shall be provided.

ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities

The high forward reach shall be 48 inches mm maximum where the reach depth is 20 inches mm maximum. Where a tactile sign is pro- vided at a door, the sign shall be alongside the door at the latch side. Urinals shall be of the stall type or shall be of the wall hung type with the rim at 17 inches mm maximum above the floor. Hall signals, including in-car signals, shall comply with Section Handrails shall extend beyond and in the same direction of stair flights and ramp runs in accordance with Section In addition, a vertical grab bar 18 inches mm minimum in length shall be mounted with the bot- tom of the bar located between 39 inches mm and 41 inches mm above the floor, and with the center line of the bar located 47 Chapter 6.

Swinging doors shall have maneuvering clearances comply- ing with Table Other handrails shall comply with Sections As the voice of the U. General Site and Building Elements General The turning space shall be permitted to include knee and toe clearance complying with Section only at the end of either the base or one arm. Protruding objects shall not reduce the clear width required for accessi- ble routes.


Where the panel is changed, it shall comply with Section In existing elevators, where a parallel approach is provided to the controls, car control buttons with floor designa- tions shall be permitted to be located 54 inches mm maximum above the floor.

Elevator car illumination shall comply with Section A pictorial symbol that represents activ- ities, facilities, or concepts. Accessible signs shall comply with Section Where the clear floor space is positioned for a parallel approach, the alcove shall be 60 inches mm mini- mum in width where the depth exceeds 1 5 inches mm.

An adjustable-height shower head mounted on a verti- cal bar shall be installed so as to not obstruct the use of grab bars. Toe clearance shall be 30 inches mm minimum in width.

Ramps along accessible routes shall comply with Section The level of illumination at the car controls, platform, car threshold and car landing sill shall be 5 foot-candles 54 lux mini- mum. One full, unobstructed side of the clear floor space shall adjoin or overlap an accessi- ble route or adjoin another clear floor space.

Building Blocks General Accessible pedestrian signals ajsi comply with Section 4E. Buttons shall be arranged with numbers in ascending order.

Communication Elements and Features the telephone shall be 10 inches mm maximum. Where space beneath an element is included as part of clear floor space at an ele- ment, clearance at an element, or a turning space, the space shall comply with Section The intent of this standard is to allow a person with physical disability to independently get to, enter, and use a site, facility, building, or element.

Grab bars shall comply with Section Van parking spaces that are angled shall have access aisles located on the passenger side of the parking a1171-2003. A curb, or barrier shall be provided that prevents the passage of a 4-inch mm diameter sphere where any portion of the sphere is ansu 4 inches mm of the floor. Existing elevator car configura- tions that provide a clear floor area of 16 square feet 1.


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

Spaces and elements specifically designed for use primarily by people 12 years old and younger. Doors and gates shall be low energy power operated doors or gates complying with Section A clear floor space com- plying with Sectionpositioned for forward approach, shall be provided. Side ramps shall be 42 inches mm minimum in width. Floor designa- tions shall be provided in tactile characters complying with Section Elevator cars shall provide a clear floor area 36 inches mm minimum in width and 48 inches mm in depth.

Ramp runs with a rise greater than 6 inches mm shall have handrails com- plying with Section Consensus requires that all views and objections be considered, and that a concerted effort be made toward their resolution.

When characters are both visual and tactile, the stroke width shall be 10 percent minimum of the height of the uppercase letter “I”. A hori- zontal grab bar 24 inches mm mini- mum in length shall be provided on the control end wall beginning near the front edge of the bathtub and extend toward the inside corner of the bathtub. Each inch mm by inch mm area shall be oriented so the inch mm length is in the direction of the running slope of the curb ramp it serves.

Extensions shall return to a wall, guard, or floor, or shall be continuous to the handrail of an adja- cent ramp run.