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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The restriction on objects beneath call buttons shall not apply to existing call buttons. All or any portion of a building, structure, or area, including the site on which such building, structure, or area is located, wherein specific ser- vices are provided or activities are performed.

A vis- ible and audible signal shall be provided at each hoistway entrance to indicate which car is answering a call and the car’s direction of travel. Where doors that are subject to locking are adjacent to a ramp landing, landings shall be ansl to provide a turning space complying with Section Characters shall not be italic, oblique, script, highly decorative, or of other unusual forms.

Ramp runs with a rise aa117 than 6 inches mm shall have handrails com- plying with Section The uppercase letter “I” shall be used to determine the znsi height of all characters of the font. August Fifth Printing: TTYs required at a public pay telephone shall be permanently affixed within, or adjacent to, the telephone enclosure. The uppercase letter “O” shall be used to determine the allowable width of all characters of a font. The audible signal shall be activated by pressing a function button.


Removable in-tub seats shall be capable of secure placement. Accessible urinals shall comply with Section A clearance of 60 inches mm mini- mum in length adjacent to the inch 1 203 width of the open face of the.

Elevator car illumination shall comply with Section Braille shall comply with Section In a Type B unit, where fixtures are located on both sides of the water closet, a swing-up grab bar complying 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: Inside dimensions of elevator cars shall comply with Table Communication Elements and Features General Characters shall be sans serif.

Handrails shall be at a consistent height above stair nosings, ramp surfaces and walking surfaces. Door closers and door stops shall be permitted to be 78 inches mm minimum above the floor. A clearance in front of bathtubs extending the length of the bathtub and 30 inches mm minimum in depth shall be 0203.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

The up and down scan button shall be located adjacent to or immediately above the emergency control 20003. Minimum maneuvering clearances at doors shall comply with Section Truncated domes shall be aligned in a square grid pattern. The rear edge of an L-shaped a1117 shall be 27 2 inches 64 mm maxi- mum and the front edge 1 5 inches mm min- imum to 16 inches mm maximum from the seat wall.


Unless otherwise specified, clear floor space shall be permitted to include knee and toe clearance complying with Section The dip of the overflow shall not be considered in determining knee and toe clearances.

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

The telephone cord shall be 29 inches mm minimum in length. A seat shall be provided in an alternate roll-in-type shower compartment. Carpet edge trim shall comply with Section As the voice of the U. Landings subject to wet conditions shall be designed to prevent the accu- mulation asi water. Exposed edges of carpet shall be fastened to the floor and shall have trim along the entire length a117 the exposed edge.

A parcel of land bounded by a property line or a designated portion of a public right-of-way. Elevator car controls shall comply with Sections These criteria are intended to be con- sistent with the intent of the criteria of the U. Ambulatory accessible compartments shall comply with Section