2003 ICC ANSI A117.1 PDF
The edition of ANSI Standard A presented the first criteria for requirements and identify changes from the edition. . ICC/ANSI A 31 Jul LEGALLY BINDING DOCUMENTUnited States of AmericaAll citizens and residents are hereby advised that this is a legally binding document. Trademarks: “ICC,” the International Code Council logo and “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC/ANSI Al )” are trademarks of the.
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Where a tactile sign is provided at double doors with two active leaves, the sign ivc be to the right of the right-hand door. In standard roll-in showers with seats, the controls and hand shower shall be located on the back wall, no more than 27 inches mm maximum from the end wall behind the seat.
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Space beneath an element between 9 inches mm and 27 inches mm above the floor shall be considered knee clearance and shall comply with Section Treads shall be 1 1 inches mm minimum in depth. Objects beneath hall call buttons shall protrude 1 inch 25 mm maximum. Telephones with volume controls shall be identified by a pictogram of a telephone hand- set with radiating sound waves on a square field complying with Figure Numeric keys shall be arranged in a key ascending or descending tele- phone keypad layout.
Existing manually operated hoistway swing doors shall be permitted, pro- vided: Operable parts shall comply with Section The height of bathtub seats shall be 17 inches mm minimum to 19 inches mm maximum above the bathroom floor, measured to the top of the seat.
The visible indication shall extinguish when the car arrives at the designated floor. Van parking spaces shall be per- mitted to be 96 inches mm minimum in width where the adjacent access aisle is 96 inches mm minimum in width. Clear opening width of doorways with swinging doors shall be measured between the face of door and stop, with the door open 90 degrees. 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.
A clear floor space com- plying with Sectionpositioned for forward approach, shall be provided. In existing elevators, where a new car operating panel complying with Section Characters shall be uppercase, lowercase, or a combination of both.
An entry 36 inches 91 5 mm minimum in width shall be provided at one end of the inch mm width of the compartment.
This standard is intended for adoption by govern- ment agencies and by organizations setting model codes to achieve uniformity in the technical design criteria in building codes and other regulations. In existing facilities, in trans- fer-type shower compartments where provision of a threshold V 2 inch 13 mm in height would disturb the structural reinforcement of the floor slab, a threshold 2 inches 51 mm maximum in height shall be permitted.
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. Section of this standard provides criteria for Type B units. Passenger loading zones shall have an adjacent access aisle complying with Section Tactile character and braille designations shall be placed immediately to the left of the control button to which the designations apply.
Walking surfaces with a slope not steeper than 1: The clear floor space shall be 48 inches mm minimum in length and 30 inches mm minimum in width. The signal-to-noise ratio for internally generated noise in assistive lis- tening systems shall be 18 dB minimum. Car doors shall provide a clear opening width of 32 inches mm minimum.
Characters shall be V 2 inch 13 mm minimum in height. Measurement range Minimum in inches Maximum in inches Dot base diameter 0. The Type B units are intended to supplement, not replace, Accessible units or Type A units as speci- fied in this standard. Extensions shall return to a wall, guard, or floor, or shall be continuous to the handrail of an adja- cent ramp run. Water and soap flow shall ans provided with a reach depth of 1 1 inches mm maximum.
The high side reach shall be 48 inches mm maximum for a reach depth of 10 inches mm maximum. In existing elevators, a power-operated car door complying with Sec- tion Operable parts cic towel dis- pensers and andi dryers shall comply with Table 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.
Where access aisles or parking spaces are not adjacent to another access aisle or parking space, measurements shall be permitted to include the full width of the line defining the access aisle or parking space. Existing call w117.1 and existing keypads shall be permitted to be located 54 inches mm maximum above the floor, measured to the centerline of the highest operable part.
Extensions are not required for handrails in aisles serving seating where the handrails are discontinuous to provide access to seating and to permit crossovers within the aisle. Audible signals shall have a frequency of Hz maximum. Machine location, date and kcc of trans- action, customer account number, and the machine identifier shall not be required to be audible.
ANSI A117.1 (2003): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
Grab bars shall be installed in any manner that provides a gripping surface at the locations specified in this standard and does not obstruct the clear floor space. Shelves shall be 40 inches mm minimum and 48 inches 1 mm maximum above the floor.
The verbal announcement indicating the floor shall be completed prior to the initiation of the door opening.
ANSI approved the edition on November 26, A room or space in which people sleep that can also include permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, and either sanitation or kitchen facilities but not both.
A clearance of 60 inches mm mini- mum in length adjacent to the inch 1 mm width of the open face of the.