1 Major changes/ additions from ICC ansi 2003 found in the 2009 edition of ICC ansi ICC ansi 2009 Language Type of Comment (If necessary). 2009 change Section Overlap. Unless otherwise specified, clear floor spaces, clearances at fixtures, Modification Relocates provision to Building maneuvering clearances at doors, and turning spaces shall be permitted to Blocks Chapter as opposed to overlap restating throughout the standard. General. Additional space shall not be prohibited beneath an element, but shall Clarification Knee and Toe not be considered as part of the clear floor space or turning space.. Clearance Where a clear floor space complying with Section 305 allows a parallel Modification Coordinates with the 2010 ADA. Unobstructed approach to an element and the edge of the clear floor space is 10 inches Standards.
2 Side Reach (255 mm) maximum from the element, the high side reach shall be 48. inches (1220 mm) maximum and the low side reach shall be 15 inches (380. mm) minimum above the floor. EXCEPTION: Existing elements that are not altered shall be permitted at 54. inches (1370 mm) maximum above the floor. Side New Exception Added: Modification Reach over an EXCEPTION: At washing machines and clothes dryers, the height of the Obstruction obstruction shall be permitted to be 36 inches (915 mm) maximum above the floor. Minimum maneuvering clearances at doors shall comply with Section Addition Prohibits using knee and toe Maneuvering and shall include the full clear opening width of the doorway. clearances when establishing the Clearances Required door maneuvering clearances shall not include knee and toe clear maneuvering space required at clearance.
3 A door. Assures access to door hardware. Edge Edge protection complying with Section or shall be Modification Height of a curb serving as edge Protection provided on each side of ramp runs and at each side of ramp landings. protection is 4 inches minimum. EXCEPTIONS: 1. Major changes/ additions from ICC ansi 2003 found in the 2009 edition of ICC ansi ICC ansi 2009 Language Type of Comment (If necessary). 2009 change Section 1. Edge protection shall not be required on ramps not required to have handrails and that have flared sides complying with Section 2. Edge protection shall not be required on the sides of ramp landings serving an adjoining ramp run or stairway. 3. Edge protection shall not be required on the sides of ramp landings having a vertical dropoff of 1/2 inch (13 mm) maximum within 10 inches (255 mm) horizontally of the minimum landing area specified in Section 4.
4 Edge protection shall not be required on the sides of ramped aisles where the ramps provide access to the adjacent seats and aisle access ways. If curbs adjacent to the ramp flares are painted, the painted surface shall Addition Marking (Curb extend along the flared portion of the curb. Ramps). Call buttons shall have visible signals to indicate when each call is Addition Provides 2 options for blind/visually Signals registered and when each call is answered. Call buttons shall provide an impaired users to know that the audible signal or mechanical motion of the button to indicate when each elevator activation call button was call is registered. received. Controls shall be located within one of the reach ranges specified in Modification When car controls are beyond reach Location Section 308.
5 Ranges, sequential step scanning is EXCEPTIONS: permitted. 1. Where the elevator panel complies with Section Elevator car call sequential step scanning shall be provided where car control buttons are provided more than 48 inches (1220 mm) above the floor. Floor selection shall be accomplished by applying momentary or constant pressure to the up or down scan button. Elevator Car Call Sequential Elevator Car Call Sequential Step Scanning. 2. Major changes/ additions from ICC ansi 2003 found in the 2009 edition of ICC ansi ICC ansi 2009 Language Type of Comment (If necessary). 2009 change Section Step Scanning Elevator car call sequential step scanning shall be provided where car control buttons are provided more than 48 inches (1220 mm) above the floor.
6 Floor selection shall be accomplished by applying momentary or constant pressure to the up or down scan button . Door Car doors shall comply with Section Modification Additional Options for LULA doors. Location and Cars with Single Door or Doors on Opposite Ends. Car doors Width (LULA) shall be positioned at the narrow end of cars with a single door and on cars with doors on opposite ends. Doors shall provide a clear opening width of 32 inches (815 mm) minimum. Cars with Doors on Adjacent Sides. Car doors shall be permitted to be located on adjacent sides of cars that provide an 18 square foot m2) platform. Doors located on the narrow end of cars shall provide a clear opening width of 36 inches (915 mm). minimum. Doors located on the long side shall provide a clear opening width of 42 inches (1065 mm) minimum and be located as far as practicable from the door on the narrow end.
7 Inside Elevator cars shall provide a clear floor width of 42 inches (1065 mm) Modification Allows elevator cars to be of any size Dimensions. minimum. The clear floor area shall not be less than within limits specified. (LULA) square feet ( m2). EXCEPTION: For installations in existing buildings, elevator cars that provide a clear floor area of 15 square feet ( m2) minimum, and provide a clear inside dimension of 36 inches (915 mm) minimum in width and 54. inches (1370 mm) minimum in depth, shall be permitted. This exception shall not apply to cars with doors on adjacent sides. Modifications to & Modification Provides additional design options Private for private residence elevators and Residence Power Operation. Elevator car doors and gates shall be power limit the allowance for a manually Elevators operated and shall comply with ansi /BHMA listed in Section operated door to situations where Elevator cars with a single opening shall have low energy power the user would enter the car and 3.
8 Major changes/ additions from ICC ansi 2003 found in the 2009 edition of ICC ansi ICC ansi 2009 Language Type of Comment (If necessary). 2009 change Section operated hoistway doors and gates. need to open the door on the EXCEPTION: Hoistway doors or gates shall be permitted to be of the self- opposite side by only using a closing, manual type, where that door or gate provides access to a narrow forward approach. end of the car that serves only one landing. Door or Gate Location and Width. Car gates or doors positioned at a narrow end of the clear floor area required by Section shall provide a clear opening width of 32 inches (815 mm) minimum. Car gates or doors positioned on adjacent sides shall provide a clear opening width of 42 inches (1065 mm) minimum.
9 Doors On lifts with one door or with doors on opposite ends, the end door These changes address maneuvering and Gates clear opening width shall be 32 inches minimum. On lifts with one door on and functioning within lifts that have (Lifts) & a narrow end and one door on a long side, the end door clear opening doors on adjacent sides. They also width shall be 36 inches minimum. Side door clear opening width shall be address lift doors or gates with 42 inches minimum. ramps. Where a door is provided on a long side and on a narrow end of a lift, the side door shall be located with either the strike side or the hinge side in the corner furthest from the door on the narrow end.. Drinking Parallel approach to fountains only permitted at fountains primarily for Deletion Deletion of 2 Exceptions permitting Fountain Clear children's use when the spout is 30 inches maximum aff and a parallel a parallel approach to fountains.
10 Floor Space approach is provided and the clear floor pace is centered on the drinking fountain & fountains for standing persons. Turning Space. A turning space complying with Section 304 shall Modification Clarification that the turning space Clearances in be provided within the room. The required turning space shall not be and required within the toilet room may Toilet & provided within a toilet compartment. Clarification not only be provided within a Bathing Rooms compartment. Mirrors Mirrors. Where mirrors are located above lavatories, a mirror shall Modification An exception allows the use of a be located over the accessible lavatory and shall be mounted with the wall mounted mirror (full length) in bottom edge of the reflecting surface 40 inches (1015 mm) maximum public facilities.