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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The requirement for the frequency and range of audible signals shall not apply in existing elevators. A room or space in which people sleep that can also include permanent provisions for living, sleeping, eating, and either sanitation or kitchen facilities but not both.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

An L-shaped continuous grab bar of equivalent dimensions and positioning shall be permitted to serve the function of separate vertical and horizontal grab bars. Accessible drinking fountains shall comply with Sections and An architectural or mechanical compo- nent of a building, facility, space, or site. In Type A units, a shower seat is not required to be installed where reinforce- ment complying with Section A clear floor space com- plying with Section shall be provided.

A vertical grab bar 18 inches mm minimum in length shall be provided on the control end wall 3 inches 76 mm minimum to 6 inches mm maximum above the horizontal grab bar, and 4 inches 1 02 mm maximum inward from the front edge of the bathtub.

Department of Housing and Urban Development joined the Sec- retariat and sponsored needed research, which resulted in the edition. Elevator landings shall comply with Section Where specifically permitted by the admin- istrative authority, a parallel approach com- plying with Sectioncentered on the drinking fountain, shall be permitted for drinking fountains that replace existing drinking fountains with a parallel approach.

Doors shall not swing into the clear floor space or clearance for any fixture. 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. Walking surfaces with a slope not steeper than 1: One full, unobstructed side of the clear floor space shall adjoin or overlap an accessi- ble route or adjoin another clear floor space.


Table of Contents | ICC/ANSI A – | ICC premiumACCESS

The Type B units are intended to supplement, not replace, Accessible units or Type A units as speci- fied in this standard. Swing-up a117.1-2030 bars shall comply with Sections In existing elevators, where a parallel approach is provided to the ansii, car control buttons with floor designa- tions shall be permitted to be located 54 absi mm maximum above the floor.

Openings, doors and doorways a117.1-0203 doors more than 24 inches mm in depth shall provide a clear opening width of 36 inches mm minimum. The radius of curvature at the lead- ing edge of the tread shall be V 2 inch 13 mm maxi- mum.

In standard roll-in type showers, grab bars shall be provided on three walls of showers without seats. Elevator car and hoistway doors and gates shall comply with Sections Accessible Routes inches mm above the floor.

There shall be a volume control for the speech function. Elevator doors shall be horizontal sliding type. An eleva- tor system that provides lobby controls for the selec- tion of destination floors, lobby indicators designating which elevator to board, and a car indi- cator designating the floors at which the car will stop. 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 Sectiona117.1-2003 24 inches mm in depth, and extend the full width of the pedestrian route or cut-through.

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

Detectable warning sur- faces in interior locations shall differ from adjoining walking surfaces in resiliency or sound-on-cane contact. Doors to a toilet a117.1-203 bathing room for a single occupant, a117.12003 only through a private office and not for common use or public use shall be permitted to swing into the clear floor space, provided the swing of the door can be reversed to meet Section Inside handrails on switchback or dogleg stairs or ramps shall be continuous between flights or runs.

The lead- ing edge of such guardrail or barrier shall be 27 inches mm maximum above the floor. Function key surfaces shall have raised tactile symbols as shown in Table Audible signals shall have a frequency of Hz maximum. Emer- gency communications systems shall comply with Section Accessible audible and visual alarms and notification appliances shall be installed in accordance with NFPA 72 listed in Section Floor selection shall be accomplished by applying momentary or con- stant pressure to the up or down scan button.


Floor surfaces of curb ramps shall comply with Section The height of water z117.1-2003 seats shall be 17 inches mm minimum and 19 inches mm maximum above the floor, measured to the top of the seat.

The surface or plane of any key or but- ton that must be touched to activate or deactivate an operable part or a machine function or enter data. Communications elements and fea- tures required to be accessible by the scoping provi- sions adopted by the administrative authority shall comply with the applicable provisions of Chapter 7.

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

Where a seat is provided in a standard roll-in shower compart- ment, it shall be a folding type and shall be on the wall adjacent to the controls. Standards Subsctiption may be the perfect solution.

Heights shall comply with Table Sites, facilities, buildings, and elements required to be accessible shall comply with the applicable provisions of Chapters 3 through 9. Plumbing Elements and Facilities Truncated domes shall be aligned in a square grid pattern.

The signal shall be an automatic verbal annunciator that announces the floor at which the car is about to stop. Allowable stresses shall not be exceeded for materials used where a vertical or horizontal force of pounds 1 1 12 N is applied at any point on the seat, fastener mount- ing device, or supporting structure.

An entry 36 inches 91 5 mm minimum in width shall be ansu at one end of the inch mm width of the compartment. Gas pump nozzles shall not be required to provide operable parts that have an activating force of 5. 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.

The up scan button shall sequentially select floors above the current floor.