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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Handrails, and any wall or other surfaces adjacent to them, shall be free of any sharp or abrasive elements.

Where receipts are provided, speech output devices shall provide audible bal- ance inquiry information, error messages, and all other information on the printed receipt neces- sary to complete or verify the transaction. There shall be no sharp or abrasive sur- faces under lavatories and sinks. Changes in level of V 4 inch 6.

Clear width of landings shall be at least as wide as the widest ramp run leading to the landing.

2003 ICC Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Lifts serving two landings maxi- mum and having doors or gates on opposite sides shall be permitted jcc have self-closing manual doors or gates. The visible indication shall extinguish when the car arrives at the designated floor.

Communication Elements and Features the telephone shall be 10 inches mm maximum. The signal shall be an automatic verbal annunciator that announces the floor at which the car is about to stop.

State Building Code – ICC/ANSI A Code Interpretations

Accessible audible and visual alarms and notification appliances shall be installed in accordance with NFPA 72 listed in Section A fixed shower head shall be per- mitted in lieu of a hand shower where the scoping provisions of the administrative authority require a fixed shower head. Park- ing spaces and access aisles shall be designed so that cars and vans, when parked, cannot obstruct the required clear width of adjacent accessible routes. In a Type B unit, where fixtures are located on both sides of the water closet, a swing-up grab bar complying with Sections Elevator hoistway doors shall comply with Section Accessible routes shall con- sist of one or more of the following components: At least one of the active leaves of doorways with two leaves shall comply with Sections Unless otherwise specified, doors shall be permitted to swing into turning spaces.


Where a high forward reach is over an obstruction, the clear floor space shall extend beneath the element for a distance not less than the required reach depth over the obstruction.

Text descriptors shall comply with Sections ICC is a leading organization dedicated to developing a single set of comprehensive, coordinated national model construction codes. Schoonover, PE P Acknowledgment The updating aansi this standard over the past 5 years could only be accomplished ivc the hard work of not only the current committee members listed at the time of approval but also the many com- mittee members who participated and contributed to the process over the course of develop- ment.

ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities

Characters shall contrast with their background, a17.1 either light characters on a dark back- ground, or dark characters on a light back- ground. Ramps along accessible routes shall comply with Section The verbal annunciator shall be 10 dBA minimum above ambient, but shall not exceed 80 dBA, measured at the annunciator. Where space on an exist- ing car operating panel precludes tactile a1117.1 to the left of the control button, markings shall be placed as near to the control button as possible.


A horizontal grab bar 12 inches mm minimum in length shall andi provided on the head end wall at the front edge of the bathtub. Characters displayed on the screen shall be in a sans serif font. Inside dimensions of elevator cars shall comply with Table Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. A11.71 Choose a language for shopping. Each arm of the T shall be clear of obstructions 12 inches mm minimum in each direction, and the base shall be clear of obstructions 24 inches mm minimum.

In existing elevators, where a new car operating panel complying with Sec- tion Where handrails are required at the side of a corridor they shall comply with Sec- tions Aa117.1 of accessibility shall contrast with their backgrounds, with either a light symbol on a dark background or a dark sym- bol on a light background.

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

Handrails shall not rotate within their fittings. A clearance in front of bathtubs extending the length of the bathtub and 30 inches mm minimum in depth shall be provided. These scoping provisions shall address the application of this standard to: