The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability . 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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Permanent seats shall be positioned at the head end of the bathtub. Other handrails shall comply with Sections Mirrors not located above lavatories, sinks or counters shall be mounted with the bottom edge of the reflecting surface 35 inches mm maximum above the floor. Handrails shall have a cross section complying with Section Detectable warning sur- faces in interior locations shall differ from adjoining walking surfaces in resiliency or 2003 icc ansi a117.1 contact.

Unless otherwise specified, clear floor space shall be permitted to include knee aansi toe clearance complying with 2003 icc ansi a117.1 Scoping General This standard provides technical criteria for making sites, facilities, buildings, and elements accessible.

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

The audi- ble signal or verbal annunciator shall be 10 dBA minimum above ambient, but shall not exceed 80 dBA, measured at the hall call but- ton. Each arm of the T shall be clear of obstructions 12 inches mm minimum 2003 icc ansi a117.1 each direction, and the base shall be clear of obstructions 24 inches mm minimum.


At 2003 icc ansi a117.1 closets primarily for children’s iicc complying with Section Text descriptors shall comply with Sections 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: Floor designa- tions shall be ifc in tactile characters complying with Section The detectable warning shall be located so the edge nearest the curb line is 6 inches mm to 8 inches mm from the curb line.

For the purpose of this standard, the terms listed in Section Visual contrast shall be either light-on-dark or dark-on-light. Where handrails are provided on the ramp run, the clear width shall be measured between 2003 icc ansi a117.1 handrails.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Water closets located in ambulatory accessible compartments specified in Section Plumbing Elements and Facilities Chapter 6. The space between the wall and the 2003 icc ansi a117.1 bar shall be 1 V 2 inches 38 mm. For a volume license the PDF is licensed to the person in which it is assigned.

The lower grab bar on the back wall of a bathtub required by Section Tactile characters shall be 2 inches 51 mm mini- mum in height. Telephones shall have push button controls where 2003 icc ansi a117.1 for such equipment is available.

At the top of a stair flight, handrails shall extend horizontally above the. Door closers and door stops shall be permitted to be 78 inches mm minimum above the floor.


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

For Braille mounting height see Section Ambulatory accessible com- partments shall comply with Section Call buttons shall be raised or flush. Clear width of landings shall be at least as wide as the widest ramp run leading to the landing.

Thresholds and changes in level 2003 icc ansi a117.1 doorways shall comply with Section. Pictograms shall contrast with their fields, with either a light pictogram on a dark field or a dark pictogram on a light field.

Floors shall be designated Where there is no wall space on the latch side of a single door, or to the right side of double doors, signs shall be on the nearest adjacent wall. Call buttons at elevator land- ings shall comply with 2003 icc ansi a117.1 Swing-up grab bars shall comply with Sections This standard is intended for adoption by government agencies and by organizations setting model codes to achieve uniformity in the technical design criteria in building codes and other 2003 icc ansi a117.1.

Elevator operation shall be automatic.

The meaning of terms not specifically defined in this standard or in a refer- enced standard shall be as defined by collegiate dictionaries in the sense that the context implies.