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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Ansii shall be below the cor- responding text. Equipment that employs interactive, text-based communica- tions through the transmission of coded signals across the standard telephone network. If text is multilined, braille shall be placed below entire text.

An exterior pathway with a prepared surface for nasi use.

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

The function button shall be located immediately below the keypad arrangement or floor buttons. Detectable warning surfaces shall comply with Section Call buttons shall be raised or flush. Telephones, enclo- sures, and related equipment shall comply with Section Communication Elements and Features 65 Figure Floors shall be designated Operable parts shall be operable with one ansk and shall not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the z117.1-2003.

In a Type B unit, when a side wall is not available for a inch mm grab bar, the sidewall grab bar shall be per- mitted to be 18 inches mm mini- mum in length, located 12 inches mm maximum from the rear wall and extending 30 inches mm minimum from the rear wall. The uppercase letter “I” shall be used to determine the allowable height of all characters of a font.

Character spacing shall be measured between the two closest points of adjacent tactile characters within a message, excluding word spaces. The provisions of Chapter 3 shall apply where required by the scoping provisions adopted by the administrative authority or by Chap- ters 4 through Characters shall be conventional in form.


Swinging hoistway doors shall open and close automatically and shall comply with Sections Where a tactile sign is pro- vided at double doors with one active leaf, the sign shall be located on the inactive leaf.

In Type B units located in institutional facili- ties and assisted living facilities, two swing-up grab bars shall be permitted to be installed in lieu of the rear wall and side wall grab bars.

Where toe clearance is required at an element as part of a clear floor space, the toe clearance shall extend 17 inches mm minimum beneath the element. Should a figure 1a17.1-2003 to illustrate criteria that differ with the text of the Standard, the criteria stated in the text govern.

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

Platform lifts shall not be attendant oper- ated and shall provide unassisted entry and exit from the lift. Lifts with doors or gates shall com- ply with Section 41 0. Braille shall be contracted Grade 2 braille and shall comply with Section Each car shall be equipped with a self-leveling feature that will automatically bring arid maintain the car at floor landings within a tolerance of V 2 inch 13 mm under rated load- ing to zero loading conditions.

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. Telephones shall have push button controls where service for such equipment is available.

Grab bars shall be 6 inches mm maximum from the adjacent wall. Elevator cars shall provide a clear floor area 36 inches mm minimum in width and 48 inches mm in depth.


This American National Standard may be revised or withdrawn at any time.

ICC/ANSI A – Accessible and Useable Buildings and Facilities

Unless otherwise specified, clear floor space shall be permitted to include knee and toe clearance complying with Section Tactile characters shall comply with Section X knee clearance of 24 inches mm minimum above the floor shall be permitted at lavatories and sinks used primarily by children ages 6 through 1 2 where the rim or counter surface is 31 inches mm maximum above the floor. Vision lites with the lowest part a117.1-22003 than 66 inches mm above the floor a117.1-20033 not required to comply with Section There shall be a clearance of V’ 2 inches 38 mm minimum a117.1-200 the grab bar.

The door shall be self-closing. Handrails are not required on curb ramps. In a Type A or Type B unit, the rear a1177.1-2003 bar 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.

The control button for the emergency stop, alarm, door open, door close, main entry floor, and phone, shall be identified with tactile symbols as shown in Table Truncated domes shall be aligned in a square grid pattern.

The maneuvering clearances required by Section A lavatory in a toilet and bathing facility for a single occupant, accessed only through a private office and not for common use or public use, shall not be s117.1-2003 to comply with Section A crosswalk or other identified path intended for pedestrian use in crossing a vehicular way.