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Section 1105 Accessible Entrances

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1105.1 Public Entrances
In addition to accessible entrances required by Sections 1105.1.2 through 1105.1.8, at least 60 percent of all public entrances shall be accessible.
Exceptions:
  1. An accessible entrance is not required to areas not required to be accessible.
  2. Loading and service entrances that are not the only entrance to a tenant space.
1105.1.1 Automatic Doors
In facilities with the occupancies and building occupant loads indicated in Table 1105.1.1, public entrances that are required to be accessible shall have one door be either a full power-operated door or a low-energy power-operated door. Where the public entrance includes a vestibule, at least one door into and one door out of the vestibule shall meet the requirements of this section.
TABLE 1105.1.1
OCCUPANCY BUILDING OCCUPANT LOAD GREATER THAN
A-1, A-2, A-3, A-4 300
B, M, R-1 500
  1. In mixed-use facilities where the total sum of the building occupant load is greater than those listed, the most restrictive building occupant load shall apply.
1105.1.2 Parking Garage Entrances
Where provided, direct access for pedestrians from parking structures to buildings or facility entrances shall be accessible.
1105.1.3 Entrances From Tunnels or Elevated Walkways
Where direct access is provided for pedestrians from a pedestrian tunnel or elevated walkway to a building or facility, at least one entrance to the building or facility from each tunnel or walkway shall be accessible.
1105.1.4 Restricted Entrances
Where restricted entrances are provided to a building or facility, at least one restricted entrance to the building or facility shall be accessible.
1105.1.5 Entrances for Inmates or Detainees
Where entrances used only by inmates or detainees and security personnel are provided at judicial facilities, detention facilities or correctional facilities, at least one such entrance shall be accessible.
1105.1.6 Service Entrances
If a service entrance is the only entrance to a building or a tenant space in a facility, that entrance shall be accessible.
1105.1.7 Tenant Spaces
At least one accessible entrance shall be provided to each tenant in a facility.
Exception: An accessible entrance is not required to self-service storage facilities that are not required to be accessible.
1105.1.8 Dwelling Units and Sleeping Units
At least one accessible entrance shall be provided to each dwelling unit and sleeping unit in a facility.
Exception: An accessible entrance is not required to dwelling units and sleeping units that are not required to be Accessible units, Type A units or Type B units.

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