2003 ICC ANSI A117.1 PDF

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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Horizontal grab bars shall be provided across the control wall and on the back wall to a point 18 inches mm from the control wall. In existing facilities, in trans- fer-type shower compartments where provision of a threshold V 2 inch 13 mm in height would disturb the structural reinforcement of the floor slab, a threshold 2 inches 51 mm maximum in height shall be permitted. 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.

For bathtubs with permanent seats, grab bars com- plying with Section Edges shall be rounded. Detectable warning sur- faces shall have truncated domes complying with Section A clear floor space complying with Section shall be provided.

Elevator car illumination shall comply with Section The height of water closet seats shall be 11 inches mm minimum and 17 inches mm maximum above the floor, measured to the top of the seat.

ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities

Accessible shower compartments shall comply with Section Passing spaces shall be either a 60 inch mm minimum by 60 inch mm minimum space, or an intersection of two walking surfaces that provide a T-shaped turning space complying with Section A short ramp cutting through a curb or built up to it. Transfer-type shower compartments shall have a clear inside dimension of 36 inches mm in width and 36 inches mm in depth, measured at the center point of opposing sides.


Where multiple grab bars are used, required horizontal grab bars shall be installed at the same height ucc the floor. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Removable in-tub seats shall anis 15 inches mm minimum and 16 inches mm maximum in depth. Handset cords, if provided, shall be 29 inches mm minimum in length.

State Building Code – ICC/ANSI A Code Interpretations

Symbols of accessibility shall comply with Section Handrails shall be at a consistent height above stair nosings, ramp surfaces and walking surfaces. Unless otherwise specified, doors shall be permitted to swing into turning spaces.

Door- ways without doors that are less than 36 inches mm in width shall have maneu- vering clearances complying with Table The rear grab a171.1 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 icf a recessed fixture adjacent to the water closet.

Speech shall be recorded or digi- tized human, or synthesized. Knee and toe space complying with Section shall be provided.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Changes in level greater than V 4 inch 6. Diagonal curb ramps provided at marked crossings shall provide the 48 inches mm minimum clear space within the mark- ings. Each curb ramp shall have a level area 48 inches mm minimum in length and 36 inches mm minimum in width at the top of the curb ramp in the part of the island intersected by the crossings.


These accessible elements are used for designing accessible functional spaces such as classrooms, hotel rooms, lobbies or offices. Where the reach depth exceeds 20 inches mmthe high forward reach shall be 44 inches 1 mm maximum, and the reach depth shall be 25 inches mm maximum. Pictograms shall comply with Section Truncated domes shall have a height of 0. There shall be a volume control for the speech function. Proposals for revising this edi- tion are welcome.

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

In transfer-type shower compartments, thresholds V 2 inch 13 mm maximum in height shall be beveled, rounded, or vertical. Characters shall contrast with their background with either light characters on a dark background, or dark characters on a light background.

Emer- gency two-way communication systems between the elevator car and a point outside the hoistway shall comply with Section Water closets located in ambulatory accessible cic specified in Section Drive up Only automatic teller machines and fare machines shall not be required to comply with Section Buttons with floor designa- tions shall comply with Section Characters shall be uppercase, lowercase, or a combination of both.