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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ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities

ansu Its use within a governmental jurisdiction is intended to be accomplished through adoption by reference in accordance with proceedings establishing the jurisdiction’s laws. The number Five key shall have a single raised dot.

Doors and gates shall absi low energy power operated doors or gates complying with Section A clear floor space com- plying with Sectionpositioned for forward approach, shall be provided. Elevators complying with Section or Elevator hoistway and car doors shall open and close automatically.

Where detectable warnings are provided on curb ramps or at raised marked crossings leading to islands or cut-through medi- ans, the island or cut-through median shall also be provided with detectable warnings complying with Sectionare 24 inches mm in depth, and extend the full width of the pedestrian route or cut-through. Where parking spaces or access aisles are not adjacent to another parking space or access aisle, measurements shall be permit- ted to include the full width of the line defining the parking space or access aisle.

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

Swinging hoistway doors shall open and close automatically and shall comply with Sections Unless specified otherwise, figures are not part of the Standard. If text is multilined, braille shall be placed below entire text. The high side reach shall be 48 inches mm maximum for a reach depth of 10 mm maximum.


Machine location, date and time of trans- action, customer account number, and the machine identifier shall not be required to be audible. In alternate a117.1-200 showers, the controls and hand shower shall be located 38 inches mm minimum and 48 inches mm maximum above the showerfloor.

Knee clearance shall be 30 inches mm minimum in width. Any slope opposing the running slope of a curb ramp. Where a tactile sign is pro- vided at double doors with one active leaf, the sign shall be located on the inactive leaf.

For bathtubs without permanent seats, grab bars complying with Section Spacing between individual char- acters shall be 10 percent minimum and 35 per- cent maximum of the character height. Moreover, no person shall have the right or authority to issue an interpretation of an American National Standard in the name of the American National Standards Institute.

Full text of “ANSI A (): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”

Designations and indicators of car controls shall comply with Section A vertical grab bar 18 inches mm minimum in length shall be provided on the control end wall 3 inches 75 mm minimum to 6 inches mm maximum above the horizontal grab bar, and 4 inches 1 00 mm maximum inward from the front edge of the shower.

Allowable stresses shall not be exceeded for materials used where a vertical or horizontal force of pounds 1 1 12 N 61 Chapter 6. The stroke width shall be 15 percent maximum of the height of the uppercase letter “I” measured at the top sur- face of the character, and 30 percent maxi- mum of the height of the uppercase letter “I” measured at the base of the character. Grab bars shall be installed in any manner that provides a gripping surface at the locations specified in this standard and a not obstruct the clear floor space.


ICC does not have the power or authority to police or enforce compliance with the contents of this standard. Symbols of acces- sibility and their backgrounds shall have a nonglare finish.

Where pro- vided, telephone directories shall comply with Section Grab bars shall not be provided above the seat. Existing elevators shall be permitted to have recessed call buttons.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

In Type A units, grab bars are not required to be installed where reinforcement com- plying with Section Visual characters shall be 40 inches mm minimum above the floor of the viewing position, measured to the baseline of the character. Hand-operated metering faucets shall remain open for 10 seconds minimum. Minimum ansu clearances at doors shall comply with Section Two horizontal grab bars shall be provided on the back wall, one complying with Section The maneuvering clearances required by Section The clear- ance between the platform sill and the edge of any runway landing shall be 1V 4 snsi 32 mm maxi- mum.