2003 ANSI A117.1 EBOOK

31 Jul LEGALLY BINDING DOCUMENTUnited States of AmericaAll citizens and residents are hereby advised that this is a legally binding document. 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.

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Characters shall contrast with their background, with either light characters on a dark back- ground, or dark characters on a light back- ground.

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

V 2 max Fig. In existing buildings, existing drinking foun- tains providing a parallel approach comply- ing with Sectioncentered on the drinking fountain, shall be permitted. 2003 ansi a117.1 exit door discharging to the outside or to the level of exit 2003 ansi a117.1 shall have a tactile sign stating “EXIT.

Tactile symbols required by Section Signs with tactile characters shall be permitted on the push 2003 ansi a117.1 of doors with closers and without hold-open devices.

Automatic teller machines shall pro- vide the opportunity for the same degree of privacy of input and output available to all individuals. A seat shall be provided in an alternate roll-in-type shower compartment.

The spout shall provide a flow of water 4 inches 2003 ansi a117.1 minimum in height. Incre- mental volume controls shall provide at least one intermediate step of gain of 12 dB 2003 ansi a117.1.

After further revision that included a special effort to remove application criteria scoping requirementsthe edition was published and, when requested inthe Council of American Building Officials CABO assumed the Secretariat.

Tactile characters complying with Section Elevator car illumination shall comply with Section Toilet paper dispensers shall comply with Section The centerline of the water closet shall be 12 inches mm minimum 2003 ansi a117.1 18 inches mm maximum from the side wall or parti- tion. Swinging hoistway doors shall open and 2003 ansi a117.1 automatically and shall comply with Sections Building 2003 ansi a117.1 Chapter 3. Door closers and door stops shall be per- mitted to be 78 inches 1 mm minimum above the floor.

In alterations, where there is no landing at the top of curb ramps, curb ramp flares shall be provided and shall not be steeper than 1: The reopening device shall not require physical contact to be acti- vated, although contact shall be permitted before 2003 ansi a117.1 door reverses. Carpet edge trim shall comply with Section The tactile indica- tion shall be three raised dots, spaced V 4 inch 6.

Elevator cars shall provide a clear floor area 36 inches mm minimum in width and 48 inches mm minimum in depth. Carpet or carpet tile shall be securely attached and shall have a firm cushion, pad, or backing or no cushion or pad.

Elevator landings shall comply with Section Where two adjacent wheelchair spaces are provided, each wheelchair space shall be 33 inches mm mini- mum in width.

Floor surfaces of curb ramps a17.1 comply with Section Control anxi shall be identified by tactile characters complying with Section 2003 ansi a117.1 horizontal grab bars shall be provided on the back wall, one complying with Section Access aisles 2003 ansi a117.1 not overlap the vehicular way.

Type B units shall comply with Section 1 Controls shall be located within one 2003 ansi a117.1 the reach ranges specified in Section Numbers shall be permit- ted to be omitted, provided the remaining numbers are in sequence. Where the panel is changed, it shall comply with Section For installations in existing buildings, elevator cars that provide a clear floor area of 1 5 square feet 1.

Hand-operated metering faucets shall remain open for 10 seconds minimum. Unless specifically stated, figures included herein are provided for informational pur- poses only and are not considered 2003 ansi a117.1 of the standard.

Protruding objects on circulation paths shall comply with Section S117.1 between individual char- acters shall be 10 percent minimum and 35 per- cent maximum of the character height. When pressure is removed from the up or down ani button for more than 2 seconds, the last floor selected shall be registered as a car call.

Ans parking spaces that are angled shall have access aisles located on the passenger side of the parking space. Ramps shall have landings at bot- tom and top of each ramp run. Handrail brackets or balusters attached to the bottom surface ansl the handrail shall not be considered obstructions, 2003 ansi a117.1 they comply with the following criteria: Telephones with volume controls shall be identified by a pictogram of a telephone hand- set with radiating sound waves on a square 2003 ansi a117.1 amsi with Figure In a Type B unit, when a side wall is not available for a inch mm grab bar, the sidewall grab bar shall be 2003 ansi a117.1 mitted to be 18 inches mm mini- 2003 ansi a117.1 in length, located z117.1 inches mm maximum from the rear wall and extending 30 inches mm minimum from the rear wall.

Grab bars shall not be required to be installed in a bathing facility for a single occupant accessed only through a private office and not for common use or public use, provided reinforcement has been installed in walls and located so as to permit the installation of grab bars complying with Section Drinking fountains primarily for 2003 ansi a117.1 use shall be permitted where the spout 2003 ansi a117.1 30 inches mm maximum above the floor, and a parallel approach complying with Sectioncentered on the drinking fountain, is provided.

Characters and symbols on key surfaces shall contrast visu- ally from key surfaces. Visual characters shall be 40 inches mm minimum above the floor of the viewing position, measured to the baseline of the 2003 ansi a117.1.

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Automatic doors and automatic gates shall comply with Section Water closets located in ambulatory accessible compartments specified in Section Van parking spaces shall be inches mm minimum in width.

Grab bars shall be installed in a horizontal position, 33 2003 ansi a117.1 mm minimum and 2003 ansi a117.1 inches mm maximum above the floor measured to the a1171.

of the gripping surface.

Objects beneath hall call buttons shall protrude 1 inch 25 mm maximum.