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. ICC/ANSI A Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities The specifications in this standard make sites facilities buildings and elements. 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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Standard and Commentary ANSI A117. 1 /2003 by ICC (Paperback)

Accessible signs shall comply with Section American National Standard Ahsi of an American National Standard requires verification by ANSI that the requirements for due process, consensus, and other cri- teria for approval have been met by the standards developer.

Gas pump nozzles shall not be required to provide operable parts that have an activating force of 5. Tac- tile characters shall be 2 inches 51 mm mini- mum in height.

Where the elevator panel serves more than 1 6 openings and a parallel approach to the controls is 11, buttons with floor designations shall be permitted to be 54 inches mm maximum above the floor.

The spout shall provide a flow of water 4 inches mm minimum in height.

Tempered glass doors without stiles and having a bottom rail or shoe with the top leading edge tapered at no less than 60 degrees from the horizontal shall not be required to meet the 10 inch mm bottom rail height requirement. Truncated domes shall be aligned in a square grid pattern. Exposed edges of carpet shall be fastened to the floor and shall anxi trim along the entire length of the exposed edge. Characters shall be sans serif.

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Where receipts are provided, speech output devices shall provide audible bal- ance inquiry information, error messages, and all other information on the printed receipt neces- sary to complete or verify the transaction. Spacing between individual char- acters shall be 10 2030 minimum and 35 per- cent maximum of the character height. Where a clear floor space allows a parallel approach to an object and the high side reach is over an obstruc- tion, the height of the obstruction shall be 34 inches mm maximum and the depth of the obstruction shall be 24 inches mm maxi- mum.


Permanent seats shall be positioned at the head end of the bathtub. Each destina- tion-oriented elevator in a bank of elevators shall have audible and visible means for differ- entiation. The height 20003 the seat shall be 17 inches mm minimum and 19 inches mm maximum above the bathroom floor, measured to the top of the seat.

As the voice of the U. In existing elevators, buttons shall be permitted to be recessed.

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Faucets shall comply with Section In existing buildings, existing drinking foun- tains providing a parallel approach comply- ing with Sectioncentered on the drinking fountain, shall be permitted. Sliding doors and folding doors shall have maneuver- ing clearances znsi with Table In stan- dard roll-in-type showers, the seat shall extend from the control wall to a point within 3 inches 75 mm of the compartment entry.

Transfer-type shower compartments shall have a clear inside dimension of 36 inches mm in width and 36 inches mm in depth, measured at the center andi of opposing sides. Curb ramps at marked crossings shall be wholly contained znsi the markings, excluding any flared sides.

General Site and Building Elements 39 Figure In standard roll-in type showers, grab bars shall be provided on three walls of showers without seats. Plumbing Elements and Facilities August Fifth Printing: Walking surfaces that are a part of an accessible route shall comply z117 Section Scoping General This standard provides technical criteria for making sites, facilities, buildings, and elements accessible.

Manually operated control switches shall comply with Section The space between the wall and the grab bar shall be 1 V 2 inches 38 mm.

Spacing between individual tactile character shall be V 8 inch 3. 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.


Existing call buttons and existing keypads shall be permitted to be located 54 inches mm maximum above the floor, measured to the centerline of a171 highest operable part.

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

Pictograms and their fields shall have a nonglare finish. Where a permanent seat is provided at the head end of the bathtub, the clearance shall extend 12 inches mm minimum beyond the wall at the head end of the bathtub.

Destination-oriented elevators shall be provided with visible and audible signals to indicate which car is responding to a call. The rise for any ramp run shall be 30 inches mm maximum. Braille shall comply with Section Doors that do not extend to within 10 inches mm of the floor.

A standardized surface fea- ture built in or applied to floor surfaces to warn of hazards on a circulation path. Numbers shall be permit- ted to be omitted, provided the remaining numbers are in sequence. If the document is revised or amended, you will be notified by email. Counter slopes of a17 gutters and road surfaces immediately adjacent to the curb ramp shall not be z117 than 1: Building Blocks a b Fig.

Flush controls shall be located on the open side of the water closet. A lavatory complying with Sec- tion shall be permitted at the end of the clear- ance opposite the shower compartment side where shower controls amsi positioned. Machines shall be speech enabled. 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. Characters and symbols on key surfaces shall contrast visu- ally from key surfaces.

Two horizontal grab bars shall be provided on the back wall, one complying with Section Committee approval of the Standard does not necessarily imply aansi all Committee members voted for its approval.