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503.1 General
Passenger loading zones shall comply with 503.
503.2 Vehicle Pull-Up Space
Passenger loading zones shall provide a vehicular pull-up space 96 inches (2440 mm) wide minimum and 20 feet (6100 mm) long minimum.
503.3 Access Aisle
Passenger loading zones shall provide access aisles complying with 503 adjacent to the vehicle pull-up space.  Access aisles shall adjoin an accessible route and shall not overlap the vehicular way.
503.3.1 Width
Access aisles serving vehicle pull-up spaces shall be 60 inches (1525 mm) wide minimum.
503.3.2 Length
Access aisles shall extend the full length of the vehicle pull-up spaces they serve.
503.3.3 Marking
Access aisles shall be marked so as to discourage parking in them.
Figure 503.3 Passenger Loading Zone Access Aisle
An access aisle at a passenger loading zone is shown to be the full length of the vehicle pull-up space and 60 inches (1525 mm) wide minimum.  The aisle area is to be marked.
503.4 Floor and Ground Surfaces
Vehicle pull-up spaces and access aisles serving them shall comply with 302. Access aisles shall be at the same level as the vehicle pull-up space they serve. Changes in level are not permitted.

EXCEPTION: Slopes not steeper than 1:48 shall be permitted.
503.5 Vertical Clearance
Vehicle pull-up spaces, access aisles serving them, and a vehicular route from an entrance to the passenger loading zone, and from the passenger loading zone to a vehicular exit shall provide a vertical clearance of 114 inches (2895 mm) minimum.

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