Trademarks: “ICC,” the International Code Council logo and “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities (ICC/ANSI Al )” are trademarks of the. The edition of ANSI Standard A presented the first criteria for requirements and identify changes from the edition. . ICC/ANSI A ICCANSIAAccessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities-The specifications in this standard make sites, facilities, buildings and elements accessible.
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ICC does not have the power or authority to police or enforce compliance with the contents of this standard. Where a seat is provided in a standard roll-in type shower, grab bars shall be provided on the back wall ani on the wall opposite the seat.
Faucets shall comply with Section Handles, pulls, latches, locks, and other operable parts on accessible doors shall have a shape that is ic to grasp with one hand and does anis require tight grasp- ing, pinching, or twisting of the wrist to operate.
The spout shall be located 1 5 inches mm minimum from the vertical sup- port and 5 inches 1 25 mm maximum from the front edge of the drinking fountain, including bumpers. General Site and Building Elements Chapter 5.
The procedures of the American National Standards Institute require that action be taken periodically to reaffirm, revise, or withdraw this standard. In existing elevators, a signal indicat- ing the direction of car travel shall not be required.
Accessible bathtubs shall comply with Section Inthe U. February Fourth Printing: Doors shall be located in the front partition or in the side wall or partition farthest from the water closet.
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Individual experts shall serve for a renewable term of one year and shall be subject to approval by vote of the consensus body. Turning spaces shall snsi with Sec- tion The turning space shall be permitted to include knee and toe clearance complying with Section only at the end of either the base or one arm.
Illustrative figures are numbered the same as corre- sponding text to simplify the use of the Standard.
An accessible route with a clear width less than 60 inches mm shall provide passing spaces at intervals of feet 61 m maximum. In a com- partment primarily for children’s use, greater than 65 inches mm in depth, toe clearance at the front partition is not required. Controls shall be on a sidewall, 12 inches mm minimum from any adjacent wall.
Full text of “ANSI A (): Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”
Where a for- ward approach is provided, the distance from the front edge of a counter within the enclo- sure to the face of the telephone shall be 20 inches mm maximum. Elevator car leveling shall comply with Section In existing elevators, buttons shall be permitted to be recessed. One of these items 203 sooner than the other. Handrails shall have a cross section complying with Section Each destina- tion-oriented elevator in a bank of elevators shall have audible and visible means for differ- entiation.
2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
Existing call buttons and existing keypads shall be permitted to be located 54 inches mm maximum above the floor, measured to the centerline of the highest operable part. Nosings that project beyond risers shall have the underside of the leading edge curved or bev- eled.
In Type A and Type B units, the vertical grab bar component is not required.
Where space on an exist- ing car operating panel precludes tactile markings to anai left of the control button, markings shall be placed as near to the control button as possible. Thresholds in roil-in-type shower compartment shall be V 2 inch 13 mm max- imum in height in accordance with Section 20003 Characters shall contrast with their background with either light characters on a dark background, or dark characters on a light back- ground.
The rear grab bar shall be permitted to be 24 inches mm minimum in length, centered on the water closet, where wall space does not permit a grab bar 36 inches mm minimum in length due to the location of a recessed fixture adjacent to the water closet.
A single unit providing complete, independent living facilities for one or more persons including permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, cooking and sanitation. You can download and open this file to your own computer but DRM prevents opening this file on another computer, including a networked server. The uppercase letter “I” shall be used to determine the allowable stroke width of all characters of a font.
Unless specifically stated, figures included herein are provided for informational pur- poses only and are not considered part of the standard.