ICC ANSL A117.1-2003 PDF

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. 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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Consensus is established when in the judgement of the ANSI Board of Standards Review, substantial agreement has been reached by directly and materially affected interests.

Visible signal fix- tures shall be centered at 72 inches mm minimum above the floor. The maneuvering clearances required by Section The minimum area of a wheelchair accessible compartment for primarily children’s use shall be 60 inches 1 mm min- imum in width measured perpendicular to the side wall, and 59 inches mm minimum in a Below Grab Bar depth for wall hung and floor mounted water clos- ets measured perpendicular to the rear wall.

Symbols of accessibility shall contrast with their backgrounds, with either a light symbol on a dark background or a dark sym- bol on a light background. Tactile characters shall be raised V 32 inch 0.

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

Accessible Routes width of the landing shall be at least as wide as the curb ramp, excluding flared sides, leading to the landing. In standard roll-in type showers, grab bars shall be provided on three walls of showers without seats.

Sites, facilities, buildings, and elements required to be accessible shall comply with the applicable provisions of Chapters 3 through 9. Plumbing elements and facilities required to be accessible by scoping provisions adopted by the administrative authority shall com- ply with the applicable provisions of Chapter 6.


Landings subject to wet conditions shall be designed to prevent the accu- mulation of water. Where space on an exist- ing car operating panel precludes tactile markings to the left of the control button, markings shall be placed as near to the control button as possible. The requirement for knee and toe clear- ance shall not apply to more than one bowl of a multibowl sink. The height of water closet seats shall be 11 inches mm minimum and 17 inches mm maximum above the floor, measured to the top of the seat.

Tactile character stroke width shall comply with Section In existing elevators, buttons shall be permitted to be recessed. Two parking spaces shall be permitted to share a common access aisle.

Clear floor space is not required at drive up only automatic teller machines and fare machines. 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 a1177.1-2003 in depth for floor mounted water closets measured perpen- dicular to the rear wall.

ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities

If provided, thresholds at doorways a117.-12003 be V 2 inch 13 mm maximum in height. The requirement for knee and toe clear- ance shall not apply to a lavatory in a toilet and bathing facility for a single occupant, accessed only through a private office and not for common use or public use.

The minimum acceptable time from notification that a car is answering a call until the doors of that car start to close shall be calculated from the following equa- tion: General Site and Building Elements General 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. Application and Administration Chapter 1.


Tac- tile characters shall be 2 inches 51 mm mini- mum in height.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

For elevators with a car that has more than one opening, the hoistway doors and gates shall be permitted a17.1-2003 be of the man- ual-open, self-close type. Where criteria in this standard differ from those of these referenced standards, the criteria of this stan- dard shall apply. Swing-up grab bars shall not be required to comply with Section Dispensers shall not be of a type that control delivery or do not allow continuous paper flow. Each inch mm by inch mm area shall be oriented so the inch mm length is in the anl of the running slope of the curb ramp it serves.

Wheelchair accessible compartments shall comply with Section The end of the “L” shall be 22 inches mm minimum and 23 inches mm maximum from the main seat wall.

Counter slopes of adjoining gutters and road surfaces immediately adjacent to the curb ramp shall not be steeper than 1: Water closets located in ambulatory accessible compartments specified in Section anls 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.

Function keys shall comply with Section This standard is not included in any packages.