ICC ANSL A117.1-2003 PDF

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The hand shower shall have a control with a nonpositive shut-off feature. Floor designa- tions shall be provided lcc tactile characters complying with Section Elevator landings shall comply with Section Handrails shall have a cross section complying a117.1–2003 Section Stair treads and landings subject to wet conditions shall be designed to pre- vent the accumulation of water.

Grab bars for water closets shall comply with Section The rise for any ramp run shall be 30 inches mm maximum.

ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities

Audible signals shall sound once for the up direction and twice for the down direction, or shall have verbal annunciators that indicate the direction of ele- vator car travel. These scoping provisions shall address the application of this standard to: Characters shall be conventional in form.

The display screen shall comply with Section At least one tactually dis- cernible input control shall be provided for each function. A117.-12003 standards listed in Section Operable parts, including doors, lint screens, detergent and bleach compart- ments, shall comply with Section Advertisements and other similar informa- tion shall not be required to be audible unless they convey information that can be used in the transaction being conducted. Additional space beyond knee and toe clearance shall be per- mitted beneath elements.

Car doors znsl provide a clear opening width of 32 inches mm minimum. When in use, the touch surface of TTY keypads shall be 34 inches mm minimum above the floor. A clearance in front of bathtubs extending the length of the a171.1-2003 and 30 inches mm minimum in depth shall be provided. Swing-up grab bars shall be 28 inches 71 mm minimum in length, measured from the wall to the end of the horizontal portion of the grab bar.


Elevator operation shall be automatic. 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. Where a tactile sign is pro- vided at a door, the sign shall be alongside the door at the latch side. The slope that is parallel to the direction of travel see cross slope.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

The clear floor space a117.1-003 not be obstructed by bases, enclosures, or seats. Plumbing Elements and Facilities mum in length shall be provided on the control end wall at the front edge of the bathtub. In standard roll-in showers, the controls and hand shower shall be located 38 inches mm minimum and 48 inches mm maximum above the shower floor.

Changes in level greater than V 4 inch 6. Handrails shall be permitted to protrude 4 V 2 inches mm maximum. Grab bars shall comply with Section Emergency con- trols, including the emergency alarm, shall be grouped at the bottom of the panel.

Elevator door clear opening width shall comply with Table 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 crossing.

The high side reach shall be 48 inches mm maximum for a reach depth of 10 inches mm maximum. Detectable warning sur- faces in interior locations shall differ from adjoining walking surfaces in resiliency or sound-on-cane contact. 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 Where toe clearance is required at an element as part of a clear floor space, the toe clearance shall extend 17 inches mm minimum beneath the element.

Where the clear floor space is positioned for a forward approach, the alcove shall be 36 inches mm minimum in width where the depth exceeds 24 inches 61 mm. Tactile characters complying with Section Grab bars shall be 6 inches mm maximum from the adjacent wall. Handrails shall be at a consistent height above stair nosings, ramp surfaces and walking surfaces.


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Sites, facilities, buildings, and elements required to be accessible shall comply with the applicable provisions of Chapters 3 through 9. Characters shall be uppercase.

Floor selection shall be accomplished by applying momentary or con- stant pressure to the up or down scan button. American National Standard Approval 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. Information on printed receipts that duplicates audible information available on-screen shall not be required to be presented in the form of an audible receipt.

This American National Standard may be revised or withdrawn at any time. Braille shall comply with Section The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible to and usable by people with such physical disabilities as the inability to walk, difficulty walking, reliance on walking aids, blindness and visual impairment, deafness and hearing impairment, incoordination, reaching and manipulation disabilities, lack of stamina, difficulty interpreting and reacting to sensory information, and extremes of physical size.

Spacing between the baselines of separate lines of characters within a message shall be percent minimum to percent maximum of the character height. Elevator cars shall comply with Section Spout outlets of drinking fountains for standing persons shall be 38 inches mm minimum and 43 inches mm maximum above the floor.

For elevators with a car that has more than one opening, the hoistway doors and gates shall be permitted to be of the man- ual-open, self-close type.