Category: ADA 101

ADA 101 – Wheelchair Spaces – Depth

802.1.3 Wheelchair Spaces - Depth Where a wheelchair space can be entered from the front or rear, the wheelchair space shall be 48 inches deep minimum. Where a wheelchair space can be entered only from the side, the wheelchair space shall be 60 inches deep minimum.

2010 ADAS 802.1.3 – Wheelchair Spaces – Depth

Where a wheelchair space can be entered from the front or rear, the wheelchair space shall be 48 inches deep minimum. Where a wheelchair space can be entered only from the side, the wheelchair space shall be 60 inches deep minimum.

Code according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Wheelchair Spaces – Width

802.1.2 - Wheelchair Spaces - Width A single wheelchair space shall be 36 inches wide minimum. Where two adjacent wheelchair spaces are provided, each wheelchair space shall be 33 inches wide minimum.

2010 ADAS 802.1.2 – Wheelchair Spaces – Width

A single wheelchair space shall be 36 inches wide minimum. Where two adjacent wheelchair spaces are provided, each wheelchair space shall be 33 inches wide minimum.

Code according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Swimming Pools

242.2 Swimming Pools At least two accessible means of entry shall be provided for swimming pools. Accessible means of entry shall be swimming pool lifts complying with 1009.2; sloped entries complying with 1009.3; transfer walls complying with 1009.4; transfer systems complying with 1009.5; and pool stairs complying with 1009.6. At least one accessible means of entry provided shall comply with 1009.2 or 1009.3.

2010 ADAS 242.2 – Swimming Pools

At least two accessible means of entry shall be provided for swimming pools. Accessible means of entry shall be swimming pool lifts complying with 1009.2; sloped entries complying with 1009.3; transfer walls complying with 1009.4; transfer systems complying with 1009.5; and pool stairs complying with 1009.6. At least one accessible means of entry provided shall comply with 1009.2 or 1009.3.

Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Size of Clearance at Water Closets

ADA 101 inf graphic with ADAS 2010 section 604.3.1 code and example pictures

2010 ADAS 604.3.1 – Size of Clearance at Water Closets

Clearance around a water closet shall be 60 inches (1525 mm) minimum measured perpendicular from the side wall and 56 inches (1420 mm) minimum measured perpendicular from the rear wall.

Code according to 2010 ADAS. Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

 

ADA 101 – Door and Gate Opening Force

ADA 101 info graphic with  section 404.2.9 5 code and example pictures 2010 ADAS 404.2.9 – Door and Gate Opening Force

The force for pushing or pulling open a door or gate other than fire doors shall be 5 pounds maximum. The maximum force pertains to the continuous application of force necessary to fully open a door, not the initial force needed to overcome the inertia of the door.

Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Off Street Parking Access Aisle

502.3 - Off Street Parking Access Aisle Access aisles serving parking spaces shall adjoin an accessible route. Two parking spaces shall be permitted to share a common access aisle. Access aisles serving car and van parking spaces shall be 60 inches wide minimum, and span the full length of the parking spaces.

502.3 – Off Street Parking Access Aisle

Access aisles serving parking spaces shall adjoin an accessible route. Two parking spaces shall be permitted to share a common access aisle. Access aisles serving car and van parking spaces shall be 60 inches wide minimum, and span the full length of the parking spaces.

Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Accessible Route Expansion Joints

ADA 101 info graphic with ADA section 302.3 code and example pictures

ADA 302.3 – Expansion Joints Along Accessible Routes

Openings in floor or ground surfaces will not allow passage of a sphere more than a half-inch in diameter.

Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

ADA 101 – Accessible Site Arrival Points

ADA 206.2.1 - Accessible Site Arrival Points At least one accessible route shall be provided within the site from accessible parking spaces and loading zones.

ADA 206.2.1 – Accessible Site Arrival Points

At least one accessible route shall be provided within the site from accessible parking spaces and accessible passenger loading zones; public streets and sidewalks; and public transportation stops to the accessible building or facility entrance they serve.

Check your state’s accessibility laws. Some states such as California, Georgia and Florida have additional requirements and standards.

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