ANSI A117 1 2003 EBOOK

ANSI A (), Standard for Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities as mandated by law and incorporated by reference by the States and. ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities DWELLING UNITS AND SLEEPING UNITS · ERRATA TO ICC/ANSI A, SECOND. The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability .

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Table of Contents | ICC publicACCESS

Plumbing Elements and Facilities Fig. A technology used to enter a car call by means of an up or down floor selection button. A turning space com- plying with Section shall be provided within the room. Each arm of the T shall be clear of obstructions 12 inches mm minimum in each direction, and the base shall be clear of obstructions 24 inches mm minimum. A horizontal grab bar 12 inches mm minimum in length shall be provided on the head end wall at the front edge of the ansi a117 1 2003.

Communication Elements and Features General In a117, where there is no landing at the top of curb ramps, curb ramp flares shall be provided and shall not be steeper than 1: Curb ramps shall be located 2003 protected to prevent their obstruction by parked vehicles. Where ansi a117 1 2003, Remote Infrared Audible Sign Transmitters shall be designed to communicate with receivers comply- ing ansi a117 1 2003 Section Pictograms shall have a field 6 inches mm minimum in height.

Spacing between the baselines of separate lines of tactile characters within a message shall be percent minimum and percent maximum of the tactile charac- ter height. Braille instructions for initiating the speech mode shall be provided. V 2 max Fig.


In alternate roll-in showers with con- trols and hand shower located on the end wall adjacent to the seat, the controls and hand shower shall be 27 inches mm maximum from the seat wall.

Diagonal curb ramps with flared sides shall have a segment of curb 24 inches mm mini- mum in length on each side of the curb ramp and within the marked ansi a117 1 2003.

ICC/ANSI A – (Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities)

Requests for interpretations should be addressed to the secretariat or sponsor whose name appears on the title page of ansi a117 1 2003 standard. For installations in existing buildings, elevator cars that provide a clear floor area of 1 5 square feet 1. The space between the doors shall provide a turning space complying with Section Car ahsi spaces shall be 96 inches mm minimum in width. The cross slope ajsi a walking surface shall not be steeper than 1: Purchasers of American National Standards may receive current information on all standards by calling or writing the American National Standards Institute.

ansi a117 1 2003

Accessible two-way communication systems shall comply with Section Lifts with doors or gates shall com- ply with Section 41 0. Characters shall be conventional in form.

ICC/ANSI A117.1 – 2003 (Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities)

Emergency con- trols, including the emergency alarm, shall be grouped at the bottom of the panel. Machine location, date and time of trans- action, customer account number, and the machine identifier shall not be required to be audible. Compartment doors shall not swing into the required minimum area of the compartment. Grab bars shall comply with Section Destination-oriented elevators shall be provided with visible and audible signals to indicate which ansi a117 1 2003 is responding to a call.


Two parking spaces shall be permitted to share a common access aisle. Lifts serving two landings maxi- mum and having doors or gates on opposite sides shall be permitted to have self-closing manual doors or gates. Where parking spaces or access aisles are not adjacent to another parking space or access aisle, measurements ansi a117 1 2003 be permit- ted to include the full width of the line defining the parking space or access wnsi.

Text ansi a117 1 2003 shall comply with Sections Accessible lavatories and sinks anzi comply with Section Accessible automatic teller machines ansi a117 1 2003 fare machines shall comply with Sec- tion The clear floor space shall be centered on the drinking fountain. 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.

A ansi a117 1 2003 wall, 24 inches mm minimum ansi a117 1 2003 36 inches mm maximum in length, shall be provided on the entry side of the compartment. There shall be a volume control for the speech function. Wheelchair accessible public telephones 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.