- In agricultural buildings, access is required to paved work areas and areas open to the general public.
- Private garages or carports that contain required accessible parking.
- In assembly areas with fixed seating, an accessible route shall not be required to serve levels where wheelchair spaces are not provided.
- In Group I-2 facilities, doors to sleeping units shall be exempted from the requirements for maneuvering clearance at the room side provided the door is a minimum of 44 inches (1118 mm) in width.
- Common use circulation paths, located within employee work areas that are less than 300 square feet (27.9 m2) in size and defined by permanently installed partitions, counters, casework or furnishings, shall not be required to be accessible routes.
- Common use circulation paths, located within employee work areas, that are an integral component of equipment, shall not be required to be accessible routes.
- Common use circulation paths, located within exterior employee work areas that are fully exposed to the weather, shall not be required to be accessible routes.
- An accessible route shall not be required to press boxes in bleachers that have points of entry at only one level, provided that the aggregate area of all press boxes is 500 square feet (46 m2) maximum.
- An accessible route shall not be required to free-standing press boxes that are elevated above grade 12 feet (3660 mm) minimum provided that the aggregate area of all press boxes is 500 square feet (46 m2) maximum.
- . An accessible route is not required to stories and mezzanines that have an aggregate area of not more than 3,000 square feet (278.7 m2) and are located above and below accessible levels. This exception shall not apply to:
- Levels that do not contain accessible elements or other spaces as determined by Section 1107 or 1108 are not required to be served by an accessible route from an accessible level.
- In air traffic control towers, an accessible route is not required to serve the cab and the floor immediately below the cab.
- Where a two-story building or facility has one story with an occupant load of five or fewer persons that does not contain public use space, that story shall not be required to be connected by an accessible route to the story above or below.
- Vertical access to elevated employee work stations within a courtroom is not required at the time of initial construction, provided a ramp, lift or elevator complying with ICC A117.1 can be installed without requiring reconfiguration or extension of the courtroom or extension of the electrical system.
- An accessible entrance is not required to areas not required to be accessible.
- Loading and service entrances that are not the only entrance to a tenant space.
|REQUIRED MINIMUM NUMBER
OF ACCESSIBLE SPACES
|1 to 25||1|
|26 to 50||2|
|51 to 75||3|
|76 to 100||4|
|101 to 150||5|
|151 to 200||6|
|201 to 300||7|
|301 to 400||8|
|401 to 500||9|
|501 to 1,000||2% of total|
|1,001 and over||20, plus one for each 100,
or fraction thereof, over 1,000
- In multilevel parking structures, van-accessible parking spaces are permitted on one level.
- Accessible parking spaces shall be permitted to be located in different parking facilities if substantially equivalent or greater accessibility is provided in terms of distance from an accessible entrance or entrances, parking fee and user convenience.
- If due to circumstances outside the control of the owner, either the slope of the finished ground level between accessible facilities and buildings exceeds one unit vertical in 12 units horizontal (1:12), or where physical barriers or legal restrictions prevent the installation of an accessible route, a vehicular route with parking that complies with Section 1106 at each public or common use facility or building is permitted in place of the accessible route.
- Exterior decks, patios or balconies that are part of Type B units and have impervious surfaces, and that are not more than 4 inches (102 mm) below the finished floor level of the adjacent interior space of the unit.
|TOTAL NUMBER OF
|MINIMUM REQUIRED NUMBER OF ACCESSIBLE UNITS WITHOUT ROLL-IN SHOWERS||MINIMUM REQUIRED NUMBER OF ACCESSIBLE UNITS WITH
|TOTAL NUMBER OF
REQUIRED ACCESSIBLE UNITS
|1 to 25||1||0||1|
|26 to 50||2||0||2|
|51 to 75||3||1||4|
|76 to 100||4||1||5|
|101 to 150||5||2||7|
|151 to 200||6||2||8|
|201 to 300||7||3||10|
|301 to 400||8||4||12|
|401 to 500||9||4||13|
|501 to 1,000||2% of total||1% of total||3% of total|
|Over 1,000||20, plus 1 for each 100, or fraction thereof, over 1,000||10 plus 1 for each 100, or fraction thereof, over 1,000||30 plus 2 for each 100, or fraction thereof, over 1,000|
- Where the slopes of the undisturbed site measured between the planned entrance and all vehicular or pedestrian arrival points within 50 feet (15 240 mm) of the planned entrance are 10 percent or less, and
- Where the slopes of the planned finished grade measured between the entrance and all vehicular or pedestrian arrival points within 50 feet (15 240 mm) of the planned entrance are 10 percent or less.
- Not less than 20 percent of the units required by Section 1107.7.1 on the site are Type B units;
- Units required by Section 1107.7.1, where the slope between the building entrance serving the units on that story and a pedestrian or vehicular arrival point is no greater than 8.33 percent, are Type B units;
- Units required by Section 1107.7.1, where an elevated walkway is planned between a building entrance serving the units on that story and a pedestrian or vehicular arrival point and the slope between them is 10 percent or less are Type B units; and
- Units served by an elevator in accordance with Section 1107.7.3 are Type B units.
- A difference in elevation between the minimum required floor elevation at the primary entrances and vehicular and pedestrian arrival points within 50 feet (15 240 mm) exceeding 30 inches (762 mm), and
- A slope exceeding 10 percent between the minimum required floor elevation at the primary entrances and vehicular and pedestrian arrival points within 50 feet (15.24 m).
|CAPACITY OF SEATING
IN ASSEMBLY AREAS
|MINIMUM REQUIRED NUMBER OF
|4 to 25||1|
|26 to 50||2|
|51 to 100||4|
|101 to 300||5|
|301 to 500||6|
|501 to 5,000||6, plus 1 for each 150, or fraction
thereof, between 501 through 5,000
|5,001 and over||36 plus 1 for each 200, or fraction
thereof, over 5,000
- In multilevel assembly spaces utilized for worship services where the second floor or mezzanine level contains 25 percent or less of the total seating capacity, wheelchair spaces shall be permitted to all be located on the main level.
- In multilevel assembly seating where the second floor or mezzanine level provides 25 percent or less of the total seating capacity and 300 or fewer seats, all wheelchair spaces shall be permitted to be located on the main level.
- Wheelchair spaces in team or player seating serving areas of sport activity are not required to be dispersed.
- Where a building contains more than one assembly area, the total number of required receivers shall be permitted to be calculated according to the total number of seats in the assembly areas in the building, provided that all receivers are usable with all systems and if assembly areas required to provide assistive listening are under one management.
- Where all seats in an assembly area are served by an induction loop assistive listening system, the minimum number of receivers required by Table 122.214.171.124 to be hearing-aid compatible shall not be required.
CAPACITY OF SEATING
IN ASSEMBLY AREAS
NUMBER OF RECEIVERS
MINIMUM NUMBER OF RECEIVERS
TO BE HEARING-AID COMPATIBLE
|50 or less||2||2|
|51 to 200||2, plus 1 per 25 seats over 50 seats*||2|
|201 to 500||2, plus 1 per 25 seats over 50 seats*||1 per 4 receivers*|
|501 to 1,000||20, plus 1 per 33 seats over 500 seats*||1 per 4 receivers*|
|1,001 to 2,000||35, plus 1 per 50 seats over 1,000 seats*||1 per 4 receivers*|
|Over 2,000||55, plus 1 per 100 seats over 2,000 seats*||1 per 4 receivers*|
- In buildings or facilities not required to provide an accessible route between levels, an accessible route to a mezzanine seating area is not required, provided that the mezzanine contains less than 25 percent of the total area and the same services are provided in the accessible area.
- In sports facilities, tiered dining areas providing seating required to be accessible shall be required to have accessible routes serving at least 25 percent of the dining area, provided that accessible routes serve accessible seating and where each tier is provided with the same services.
|TOTAL SPACES IN FACILITY||MINIMUM NUMBER OF REQUIRED ACCESSIBLE SPACES|
|1 to 200||5%, but not less than 1|
|Over 200||10, plus 2% of total number of units over 200|
- In toilet rooms or bathing rooms accessed only through a private office, not for common or public use and intended for use by a single occupant, any of the following alternatives are allowed:
- Doors are permitted to swing into the clear floor space, provided the door swing can be reversed to meet the requirements in ICC A117.1;
- The height requirements for the water closet in ICC A117.1 are not applicable;
- Grab bars are not required to be installed in a toilet room, provided that reinforcement has been installed in the walls and located so as to permit the installation of such grab bars; and
- The requirement for height, knee and toe clearance shall not apply to a lavatory.
- This section is not applicable to toilet and bathing rooms that serve dwelling units or sleeping units that are not required to be accessible by Section 1107.
- Where multiple single-user toilet rooms or bathing rooms are clustered at a single location, at least 50 percent but not less than one room for each use at each cluster shall be accessible.
- Where no more than one urinal is provided in a toilet room or bathing room, the urinal is not required to be accessible.
- Toilet rooms that are part of critical care or intensive care patient sleeping rooms are not required to be accessible.
- An accessible route to a performing area and speaker platforms in Group A occupancies.
- An accessible route to wheelchair spaces required to comply with the wheelchair space dispersion requirements of Sections 1108.2.2 through 1108.2.6.
- An accessible route to spaces that are not open to the general public with an occupant load of not more than five.
- An accessible route within a dwelling or sleeping unit.
- An accessible route to wheelchair seating spaces located in outdoor dining terraces in Group A-5 occupancies where the means of egress from the dining terraces to a public way are open to the outdoors.
- An accessible route to jury boxes and witness stands; raised courtroom stations including judges' benches, clerks' stations, bailiffs' stations, deputy clerks' stations and court reporters' stations; and to depressed areas such as the well of the court.
- An accessible route to load and unload areas serving amusement rides.
- An accessible route to play components or soft contained play structures.
- An accessible route to team or player seating areas serving areas of sport activity.
- An accessible route where existing exterior site constraints make use of a ramp or elevator infeasible.
- Check-writing surfaces at check-out aisles not required to comply with Section 1109.11.2 are not required to be accessible.
- In Group I-3 occupancies, the counter or cubicle on the detainee side is not required to be accessible at noncontact visiting areas or in areas not serving accessible holding cells or sleeping units.
|TOTAL CHECK-OUT AISLES OF EACH FUNCTION||MINIMUM NUMBER OF ACCESSIBLE CHECK-OUT AISLES OF EACH FUNCTION|
|1 to 4||1|
|5 to 8||2|
|9 to 15||3|
|Over 15||3, plus 20% of additional aisles|
- Operable parts that are intended for use only by service or maintenance personnel shall not be required to be accessible.
- Electrical or communication receptacles serving a dedicated use shall not be required to be accessible.
- Where two or more outlets are provided in a kitchen above a length of counter top that is uninterrupted by a sink or appliance, one outlet shall not be required to be accessible.
- Floor electrical receptacles shall not be required to be accessible.
- HVAC diffusers shall not be required to be accessible.
- Except for light switches, where redundant controls are provided for a single element, one control in each space shall not be required to be accessible.
- Access doors or gates in barrier walls and fences protecting pools, spas and hot tubs shall be permitted to have operable parts of the release of latch on self-latching devices at 54 inches (1370 mm) maximum and 48 inches (1219 mm) minimum above the finished floor or ground, provided the self-latching devices are not also self-locking devices, operated by means of a key, electronic opener, or integral combination lock.
- Accessible parking spaces required by Section 1106.1 except where the total number of parking spaces provided is four or less.
- Accessible passenger loading zones.
- Accessible rooms where multiple single-user toilet or bathing rooms are clustered at a single location.
- Accessible entrances where not all entrances are accessible.
- Accessible check-out aisles where not all aisles are accessible. The sign, where provided, shall be above the check-out aisle in the same location as the check-out aisle number or type of check-out identification.
- Family or assisted-use toilet and bathing rooms.
- Accessible dressing, fitting and locker rooms where not all such rooms are accessible.
- Accessible areas of refuge in accordance with Section 1007.9.
- Exterior areas for assisted rescue in accordance with Section 1007.9.
- Inaccessible building entrances.
- Inaccessible public toilets and bathing facilities.
- Elevators not serving an accessible route.
- At each separate-sex toilet and bathing room indicating the location of the nearest family or assisted-use toilet or bathing room where provided in accordance with Section 1109.2.1.
- At exits and exit stairways serving a required accessible space, but not providing an approved accessible means of egress, signage shall be provided in accordance with Section 1007.10.
- Each assembly area required to comply with Section 1108.2.7 shall provide a sign notifying patrons of the availability of assistive listening systems.
Exception: Where ticket offices or windows are provided, signs are not required at each assembly area provided that signs are displayed at each ticket office or window informing patrons of the availability of assistive listening systems.
- At each door to an area of refuge, an exterior area for assisted rescue, an egress stairway, exit passageway and exit discharge, signage shall be provided in accordance with Section 1011.3.
- At areas of refuge, signage shall be provided in accordance with Section 1007.11.
- At exterior areas for assisted rescue, signage shall be provided in accordance with Section 1007.11.
- At two-way communication systems, signage shall be provided in accordance with Section 1007.8.2.
- Within exit enclosures, signage shall be provided in accordance with Section 1022.8.