Appendix 9: Matrix of Applicable Baselines for IBC Scenarios

The RIA calculates the net present value of the proposed regulations using the 1991 Standards as the primary baseline, and also presents summary results for three alternate baselines based upon recent IBC editions – IBC 2000, IBC 2003, and IBC 2006. Given the many variations among State laws with respect to whether they have adopted the accessibility provisions of the IBC, it would be infeasible to conduct an accurate state-by-state assessment (which would require an assessment of local jurisdictions in many cases) on a national basis for each requirement and facility group. Thus, for each alternate IBC baseline, it is assumed that all relevant provisions of ANSI A117.1, as well as Chapter 11 and Appendix E of the IBC, have been adopted by all states and local jurisdictions. Additionally, with respect to ANSI A117.1, it is assumed that ANSI A117.1-1998 ANSI applies to both IBC 2000 and IBC 2003, while ANSI A117.1-2003 applies to ABC 2006. (Such assumptions represent more conservative modeling and are consistent similar assumptions made by the Access Board in its regulatory assessment of the 2004 ADAAG). This chart is intended to assist in identifying the applicable baseline standard for each requirement under each alternate IBC baseline. Each alternate baseline is applied on a per-requirement basis. IBC provisions are only used as the baseline when they are more stringent than the corresponding current 1991 Standards. Thus, under any particular IBC baseline scenario, there are occasions in which the current requirement 1991 Standard trumps the IBC provision and continues to serve as the relevant baseline with respect to that requirement. The columns in this chart: identify each new or revised requirement in the proposed regulations sequentially by RIA requirement number; list the corresponding 2004 ADAAG provision(s); summarize the incremental change effected by the requirement as compared to the 1991 Standards; and identify the source of the applicable baseline standard (i.e., 1991 Standards or IBC) for that requirement under each of the three respective IBC scenarios. New and revised requirements are color-coded by the change they will effect -- more stringent revised requirements are highlighted in blue, less stringent revised requirements are highlighted in green, and new (supplemental) requirements are highlighted in orange. Where the IBC provision serves as the applicable baseline for a particular requirement (i.e., because the IBC provision is more stringent than the 1991 Standard), the box in the relevant right-hand column is marked "IBC" and text is highlighted in yellow. On the other hand, where the 1991 Standards serves as the applicable baseline for a particular requirement (i.e., because the IBC provision is either less stringent than the 1991 Standard and/or not equivalent to the proposed standard), the box in the relevant right-hand column is marked "ADA."

 

Req #-ADAAG § Color Summary of incremental change IBC 2000 IBC 2003 IBC 2006
1-Public Entrances
206.4.1; 404
Green At least 60% of public entrances in newly constructed facilities would be required to be accessible. The current requirement requires 50% of public entrances to be accessible, plus additional entrances so the total number of accessible public entrances is equal to the number of required exits (based on building or fire codes; typically two), but not exceeding the total number of planned public entrances. The revision will have no effect on altered or existing facilities. ADA ADA ADA
2-Maneuvering Clearance or Standby Power for Automatic Doors
404.3.2
Blue When an automatic door serves as part of an accessible means of egress, it will be required to have sufficient maneuvering clearance unless stand-by power is provided or the door/gate remains open when the power is off. ADA ADA ADA
3-Automatic Door Break-Out Openings
404.1; 404.3; 404.3.1; 404.3.6, Ex.
Blue Automatic doors that are part of a means of egress that do not have standby power will be required to provide 32 inch minimum break out openings (“swing out” option) when operated in emergency mode (unless there are manual swinging doors serving the same means of egress). IBC
1003.3.1.1 and 1003.3.1.3.2
IBC
1008.1.1 and 1008.1.3.2
IBC
1008.1.1 and 1008.1.3.2
4-Thresholds at Doorways
404.1; 404.2.5, Ex.
Blue Exterior sliding doors that are part of an accessible route[1]will have to provide lower (1/2 inch) thresholds (currently 3/4 inch). The revision maintains the current exception for existing thresholds that do not exceed 3/4 inch and are beveled on each side, and so will effect no change for altered or existing facilities. No change for interior sliding doors, which are currently required to provide ½ inch thresholds. ADA ADA ADA
5-Door and Gate Surfaces
404.1; 404.2.10, Ex. 2, 4.
Blue Swinging doors and gates except tempered glass doors without stiles will be required to have smooth surfaces on their lowermost 10 inches so that individuals who use wheelchairs and scooters can open these doors/gates without creating a trap or pinch point. Currently, there is no requirement with respect to the surface features of doors. Existing doors and gates are specifically exempted. IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 404.2.10
IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 404.2.10
IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 404.2.9
6-Location of Accessible Routes
206.3
Blue An accessible route will have to coincide with or be located in the same area as the circulation path[2] used by the general public. Currently, accessible routes must coincide with general circulation paths to the maximum extent feasible. Because, by statute, altered facilities need only comply with accessibility requirements to the maximum extent feasible, this revision effects no change for altered or existing facilities. IBC
1104.5
IBC
1104.5
IBC
1104.5
7-Common Use Circulation Paths in Employee Work Areas
203.9; 206.2.8; 403.5, Ex.; 405.5, Ex.; 405.8, Ex.
Blue Common use circulation paths within employee work areas will have to comply with the technical requirements for accessible routes, with specific exceptions provided where compliance may be difficult due to the size, arrangement, location or function of the work area. Currently, employee work areas are only required to permit individuals with disabilities to approach, enter, and exit. ADA IBC
1104.3.1
IBC
1104.3.1
8-Accessible Means of Egress
207.1, Ex. 1; 216.4.
Blue The revised requirement will incorporate by reference the IBC requirements for accessible means of egress. IBC
1003.2.13
IBC
1007
IBC
1007
9-Stairs (NC)
210.1; 504.2
Blue All stairs in newly constructed facilities that are part of a means of egress will have to comply with the requirements for accessible stairs, which cover treads, risers, and handrails. Currently, stairs serving levels that are connected by an accessible route (e.g., an elevator) are exempt. The revised requirement specifies a riser height of 4” minimum and 7” maximum. IBC
1003.3.3.3 and 1003.3.3.3.1; ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 504.2
IBC
1009.3 and 1009.3.1; ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 504.2
IBC
1009.3 and 1009.3.1; ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 504.2
10-Stairs (ALT/BR)
210.1, Ex. 2; 505
Blue In existing facilities where levels are connected by an accessible route (e.g., an elevator), all stairs that are part of a means of egress will have to provide handrails. Currently, stairs serving levels that are connected by an accessible route (e.g., an elevator) are exempt. IBC
1003.3.3.3 and 1003.3.3.3.1; ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 504.2
IBC
1009.3 and 1009.3.1; ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 504.2
IBC
1009.10; ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 504.6
11-Handrails Along Walkways
403.6
Blue Handrails on non-ramp walkways will be subject to technical requirements for handrails (including height, gripping surface, and clearance requirements). Compliant handrails are required on only one side of the walkway. ADA ADA ADA
12-Handrails
505.5 thru 505.10
Green The technical requirements for handrails will be more flexible (permitting the distance between handrail gripping surfaces and other surfaces to be 1.5” or more, rather than exactly 1.5”; permitting a wider range of approved handrail gripping surface diameters; and no longer requiring a horizontal section of handrail at the bottom of stairs.) ADA ADA ADA
13-Accessible Routes from Site Arrival Points and Within Sites
206.2.1, Ex. 2; 206.2.2, Ex.
Green With respect to areas within sites or between an entrance and site arrival point that can only be accessed by vehicle (such as the roads and parking areas of many suburban “big-box” retail shopping malls), facilities will be exempt from providing a pedestrian accessible route. Currently buildings and facilities on a site are required to be connected by an accessible route even if sidewalks are not provided. ADA ADA ADA
14-Standby Power for Platform Lifts
207.2
Blue Where a platform lift is used as part of an accessible means of egress, it will be required to have a back-up power source. Currently, such lifts are not required to have back-up power. ADA IBC
1007.5
IBC
1007.5
15-Power-Operated Doors for Platform Lifts
410.5
Blue Except for platform lifts that serve only one or two landings and have self-closing manual doors on opposite ends, platform lifts will be required to have power-operated doors. Current standards permit either maneuvering space or power-operated doors. ADA ADA IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 410.2.1
16-Alterations to Existing Elevators
206.6.1
Blue When an element in an existing elevator is altered, the same element will have to be altered in any other elevators that are programmed to respond to the same call button. Currently, only elements being altered have to be made accessible. IBC
3408.7.1
IBC
3409.7.2
IBC
3409.8.2
17-Platform Lifts in Hotel Guest Rooms and Dwelling Units
206.7; 206.7.6
Green A multi-story hotel guest room or residential dwelling unit that is required to be accessible will be allowed to use a platform lift in lieu of an elevator as part of the accessible route. Under the current standard, only elevators are permitted. ADA ADA ADA
18-“LULA” and Private Residence Elevators
206.2.3, Ex. 1-2; 206.6, Ex. 1-2; 206.7
Green Facilities that are not required to install an elevator but that plan one anyway will be permitted to install a LULA instead. This provision will also permit private residence elevators to be used in a multi-story residential dwelling unit. ADA ADA ADA
19-Van Accessible Parking Spaces
208.2.4
Blue One in six (rather than one in eight) accessible spaces will be required to be van accessible. ADA IBC
1106.5; ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 502.2
IBC
1106.5; ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 502.2
20-Valet Parking Garages
208.2
Blue Facilities with valet-only parking services, which currently must provide an accessible passenger loading zone but are not required to provide accessible parking spaces, will now have to provide accessible parking spaces as well. IBC
1106.1 and 1106.6.2
IBC
1106.1 and 1106.7.3
IBC
1106.1 and 1106.7.3
21-Mechanical Access Parking Garages
209.5
Blue Mechanical access parking garages (garages that use lifts, elevators, or other mechanical devices to move vehicles from the street level to a parking tier) will no longer be exempt from providing an accessible passenger loading zone, which would be required at vehicle drop-off and pick-up areas. ADA ADA ADA
22-Direct Access Entrances from Parking Structures
206.4.2
Blue All (rather than one) direct pedestrian connections from a parking structure to a facility will be required to be accessible. ADA IBC
1105.1.1
IBC
1105.1.1
23-Passenger Loading Zones
209.2.1; 503.2-4
Blue Facilities that provide one long continuous passenger loading zone will have to provide one accessible passenger loading zone for every 100 feet of loading space. Access aisles will have to be on the same level as the vehicle pull-up space (currently can be on a sidewalk with a curb ramp). ADA IBC
1106.7.1 and 1106.7.2; ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 503.3 and 503.4
IBC
1106.7. and 1106.7.1; ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 503.3 and 503.4
24-Parking Spaces
208.1, Ex.
Blue Parking lots containing spaces designated for the exclusive use of buses, delivery vehicles, law enforcement vehicles and the like will have to provide an accessible loading zone. IBC
1106.1
ADA ADA
25-Parking Spaces (Signs)
216.5, Ex. 1-2
Green Facilities with four or fewer parking spaces and residential facilities with assigned parking spaces will no longer be required to identify accessible parking spaces (including the van accessible space) with signs displaying the International Symbol of Accessibility. ADA ADA ADA
26-Passenger Loading Zones at Medical Care and Long-Term Care Facilities
209.3
Green Medical or long-term care facilities that are required to provide at least one passenger loading zone at an accessible entrance will no longer have to provide a canopy or roof overhang. ADA ADA ADA
27-Ambulatory Accessible Toilet Compartments
213.3.1; 604.8.2
Blue In multi-user men’s toilet rooms where the total of toilet compartments and urinals is six or more (as opposed to just the toilet compartments), at least one toilet compartment will have to be ambulatory accessible. IBC
1108.2.2
IBC
1109.2.2
IBC
1109.2.2
28-Water Closet Clearance in Single-User Toilet Rooms – Out-Swinging Doors
604.3
Blue In single-user toilet rooms, the water closet will have to provide clearance for both a forward and a parallel approach (the current provision permits one or the other), and the lavatory will no longer be permitted to overlap the water closet clearance, except in special dwelling unit cases. ADA ADA For non-dwelling units: IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 603.2 & 604.3
ADA for dwelling units
29-Shower Spray Controls
607.6; 608.6
Blue In accessible bathtubs and shower compartments, the revision will require shower spray controls to have a “non-positive” on/off control. ADA ADA IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 607.6 & 608.6
30-Urinals
213.3
Green In men's toilet rooms with only one urinal, an accessible urinal will no longer be required. ADA ADA ADA
31-Multiple Single-User Toilet Rooms

213.2, Ex. 4

Green Where multiple single-user toilet rooms are clustered in a single location, 50% (rather than 100%) will be required to be accessible. Accessible single-user toilet rooms will have to be identified by the international symbol of accessibility. ADA ADA ADA
32-Water Closet Clearance in Single-User Toilet Rooms – In-Swinging Doors
603.1, 603.2.3, Ex. 2; 604.3
Blue The in-swinging doors of single user toilet or bathing rooms will be permitted to swing into the clearance around any fixture, as long as clear floor space is provided within the toilet room beyond the door's arc. IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 603.2.3 Ex. 2; 604.3
IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 603.2.3 Ex. 2; 604.3
IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 603.2.3 Ex. 2; 604.3
33-Water Closet Location and Rear Grab Bar
604.2; 604.5.2, Ex. 1
Green The revised provision will allow greater flexibility in the placement of the centerline of water closets (permitting it to be between 16-18 inches from the wall rather than exactly 18 inches), and will also permit a shorter grab bar where there is not enough space due to special circumstances (e.g., because a lavatory is located next to the water closet and the wall behind the lavatory is recessed so that the lavatory does not overlap the clear floor space at the water closet). ADA ADA ADA
34-Patient Toilet Rooms
223.1, Ex.
Green Toilet rooms that are part of critical or intensive care patient sleeping rooms will no longer be required to provide mobility features. ADA ADA ADA
35-Drinking Fountains
211.1-3; 602.2, Ex.; 602.4; 602.7
Blue Drinking fountains will be required to provide a forward approach (rather than either a forward or a parallel approach) unless they are used exclusively by children. ADA ADA IBC
1109.5
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 602.2
36-Sinks
212.1.3; 606.2, Ex.
Blue Under the revised provision, at least 5% of sinks in each accessible space will be required to be accessible. Sinks in spaces that include a cook top or conventional range will have to be positioned for a forward approach. IBC
1108.3; ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 606.2
IBC
1109.3; ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 606.2
IBC
1109.3
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 606.2
37-Side Reach
205.1; 228.1-2; 309.3, 308.3, 308.3.1, Ex. 2, 308.3.2
Blue The side reach requirement will have a lower maximum (48" instead of 54") and higher minimum (15" instead of 9" unobstructed, or 10” instead of 9” over an obstruction not higher than 34”). Side reach requirement applies (unless forward reach is provided) to operable parts on accessible elements, to elements located on accessible routes, and to elements in accessible rooms and spaces. Side or forward reach will be newly required for at least one of each type of depositories, vending machines, change machines, and gas pumps; and at least 5 percent of mailboxes provided in an interior location. IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 308.3.1 and 308.3.2
IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 308.3.1 and 308.3.2
IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 308.2 & 308.3
38-Sales and Service Counters (NC)
904.4.1, Ex.; 904.4.2
Green For counters providing a forward approach, newly constructed facilities will be permitted to install counters that are shorter in length than currently required (30" instead of the current 36"). ADA ADA ADA
39-Sales and Service Counters (Alt)
904.4, Ex.
Green For counters providing a forward approach, existing facilities will be permitted to install even shorter counters (24” instead of the current 36" or proposed 30”) if installing 30" counters would require reducing the number of existing counters. ADA ADA ADA
40-Washing Machines and Clothes Dryers (technical)
214.2-3; 611.3; 309.3; 309.3.2, Ex. 1
Blue The maximum height for the tops of these machines can be 2 inches higher than the general requirement for high reach maximums over an obstruction ADA ADA ADA
41-Washing Machines and Clothes Dryers (Scoping)
214.2-3; 611.3; 309.3; 309.3.2, Ex. 1
Blue The revised requirement will specify the number of machines of each type required to be accessible (1 or 2 depending on number of machines). ADA IBC
E105.3
IBC
E105.2
42-Self-Service Storage Facility Spaces
225.3
Blue In self-service storage facilities, the revised requirement will require 5% of the first 200 self-service storage spaces and 2% of spaces over 200 to be accessible. Currently, only one storage unit in each class is required to be accessible. IBC
1107.6
IBC
1108.3
IBC
1108.3
43-Limited Access Spaces and Machinery Spaces
203.4-5
Green The revised requirement will exempt spaces that either have limited means of access (catwalks, crawl spaces, etc.) or are visited only by service personnel, even if such spaces are nonetheless “occupiable.” The current provision only exempts such spaces if both conditions apply and the space is “non-occupiable.” ADA ADA ADA
44-Operable Parts
205.1, Ex.
Green Several kinds of operable parts will no longer have to be accessible, including those used solely by service or maintenance personnel, redundant controls (except for light switches), extra outlets along an uninterrupted kitchen counter, floor electrical receptacles, outlets for dedicated use, and HVAC diffusers. ADA ADA ADA
45-Transient lodging Guest Room Vanities
806.2.4.1
Blue Vanity counter top space that is comparable in terms of size and proximity to the lavatory will be required in mobility-accessible rooms. Currently, accessible counters are only required to comply with height and knee space specifications. ADA ADA IBC
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 1002.11.1
46-Operable Windows
229.1
Blue At least one window will have to meet the technical requirements for operable windows. IBC
1108.13.1
IBC
1109.13.1
IBC
1109.13.1
47-Dwelling Units with Communication Features[3]
809.5; 708.4
Green At least 2% of dwelling units will be required to provide communication features if certain elements are provided for inaccessible units. ADA ADA ADA
48-Dwelling Units with Communication Features[4]
809.5; 708.4
Blue At least 2% of dwelling units will be required to provide communication features if certain elements are provided for inaccessible units. ADA ADA ADA
49-Galley Kitchen Clearances
804.2
Blue The revision clarifies that “galley” style kitchens (those with only one entrance and a dead-end on the other side) with a cooktop or conventional range have to meet the greater clearance requirements (60 inches) applicable to “u-shaped” kitchens. ADA ADA ADA
50-Shower Compartments with Mobility Features
608.1; 608.2.1; 608.2.3; 608.4; 608.5.3; 608.7, Ex.
Green The revised requirement will provide more flexible specifications for transfer-type and roll-in showers. ADA ADA ADA
51-Location of Accessible Route to Stages
206.2.6
Blue For stages where the circulation path (for the general audience) directly connects the stage to the seating area, the accessible route will also have to be direct. Currently, an accessible route connecting accessible seating locations to performing areas may go outside the assembly area and use an indirect interior accessible route. ADA IBC
1108.2.8
IBC
1108.2.7
51-Wheelchair Space Overlap in Assembly Areas
802.1.4, 802.1.5
Blue Wheelchair spaces will not be permitted to overlap accessible routes or circulation paths. IBC
1008.7.6
IBC
1024.9.6
IBC
1025.9.6
53-Lawn Seating in Assembly Areas
221.5
Blue Lawn seating and exterior overflow seating areas without fixed seats would have to connect to an accessible route. The accessible route does not, however, have to extend through the lawn seating area. ADA ADA IBC
1108.2.5
54-Handrails on Aisle Ramps in Assembly Areas
210.1, Ex. 3; 405.1, Ex.; 505.2, Ex.; 505.3, Ex.; 505.10, Ex.
Green Handrails on aisle ramps adjacent to seating in assembly areas that are part of an accessible route to accessible seating or other accessible elements, which are required to be on only one side of the ramp (the side that is not adjacent to the seats), will be permitted to be discontinuous and need not have extensions beyond the ramp where the handrails must be discontinuous to allow access to seating and aisle crossing. ADA ADA ADA
55-Wheelchair Spaces in Assembly Areas
221.2; 221.2.1-3
Green Revised formula will reduce the number of wheelchair spaces required in larger assembly areas with fixed seating. ADA ADA ADA
56-Accessible Route to Tiered Dining Areas in Sports Facilities (NC)
206.2.5, Ex. 3
Green In newly constructed facilities, an accessible route will have to be provided to 25% (rather than 100%) of tiered dining areas. Each tier will have to provide the same services and the accessible route will have to serve accessible seating. ADA ADA ADA
57-Accessible Route to Press Boxes
206.2.7, Ex.
Green Where the aggregate area of all press boxes does not exceed 500 square feet, small press boxes that are located on bleachers with entrances on only one level and freestanding small press boxes elevated more than 12 feet will be exempted from accessible route requirements (e.g., a lift). ADA ADA ADA
58-Public TTYS
217.4
Blue Currently, only one TTY phone is required per facility (public or private), in public facilities if at least one public pay phone is provided, and in private facilities when 4+ public pay phones are on a site and at least one is in an interior location. The proposed requirement will increase the scoping. In private facilities, one TTY will be required on every floor with 4+ phones and in all banks of 4+ phones. In public facilities, one TTY will be required on every floor with 1 phone and in all banks of 4+ phones. For exterior pay phones in both types of facilities, one TTY will be required where there are 4+ phones (and at all public rest stops that have at least one phone). For private facilities: IBC
E1106.4 ADA for public facilities
IBC
E106.4
IBC
E106.4
59-Public Telephone Volume Controls
217.3; 704.3
Blue All public pay phones (interior and exterior) (rather than only 25%) will be required to have volume controls; identifying signs will no longer be required. The revision will also expand the volume increase range. ADA IBC
E106.3; ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 704.3
IBC
E106.3; ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 704.3
60-Two-Way Communication Systems at entrances
230.1; 708.1-3
Blue Where two-way communication systems are provided at entrances (in facilities other than residential facilities), they will now be required to have visible as well as audible signals. Handsets, if provided, will be subject to minimum handset cord length requirements. ADA ADA IBC
E105.6; ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 708
61-ATMs and Fare Machines
707.1-8
Blue The current standards use a performance test, requiring that machines be accessible to people with vision impairments. The proposed requirement adds specific technical requirements for privacy, speech output, tacitly discernable input controls, display screens, and Braille instructions. ADA IBC
_E105.6;
ICC/ANSI A117.1-1998: 707
IBC
_ E105.5;
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003:
707
62-Assistive Listening Systems (technical)
706.1-6, 219.3, Ex. 2
Blue Technical specifications for assistive listening systems will require standard mono jacks; certain specifications for sound level pressure, signal-to-noise ratio, and peak clipping level; and neck loops that interface with the telecoils in hearing aids for hearing-aid compatible receivers (a new provision would require 25% (minimum 2) receivers to be hearing-aid compatible unless the assembly area uses an induction loop assistive listening system.) ADA ADA IBC 1108.2.6
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003:
706
63-Visible Alarms in Alterations to Existing Facilities
202.3; 215.1, Ex.
Green New exception will require visible alarms to be added to existing fire alarm systems only when systems are upgraded or replaced, or when a new system is installed. ADA ADA ADA
64-Detectable Warnings (SCOPING)
218.2-3; 810.5; 810.5.2; 705.1; 705.1.1-3; 705.2
Green Curb ramps, hazardous vehicular areas, and reflecting pools will no longer be subject to the requirement for detectable warnings. ADA ADA ADA
65-Detectable Warnings (TECHNICAL)
218.2-3; 810.5; 810.5.2; 705.1; 705.1.1-3; 705.2
Green Transit platform edges will still be subject to the requirement, but the specifications for the diameter and spacing of the truncated domes will now permit a range of dimensions, no longer require the material used to provide contrast to be an integral part of the truncated domes, and no longer require the truncated domes to contrast in resiliency or sound-on-cane contact from adjoining walking surfaces at interior locations. ADA ADA ADA
66-Assistive Listening Systems (scoping)
219.2, Ex.; 219.3, Ex. 1-2
Green Currently, assistive listening systems are required in any assembly area that provides an audio amplification system OR has an occupant load of at least 50 people, and the number of required receivers is 4% (minimum 2) of seats no matter how many seats there are. Under the proposed Standards, only (a) assembly areas with audio amplification systems and (b) courtrooms will be subject to the requirement, and fewer receivers will be required in larger assembly areas (3% of seats between 501-1000, 2% of seats between 1001-2000, and 1% of seats over 2000). ADA ADA ADA
67-Accessible Courtroom Stations
231.2; 808; 304; 305; 902
Orange Forward approach (with clear floor space, accessible work surface heights, toe and knee clearance) will be required for all courtroom stations (judges’ benches, clerks’ stations, bailiffs’ stations, deputy clerks’ stations, court reporters’ stations and litigants’ and counsel stations). ADA IBC
1108.4.1
IBC
1108.4.1
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003:
807
68-Accessible Attorney Areas and Witness Stands
206.2.4
Orange Raised attorney areas and witness stands will have to provide vertical access by ramp, elevator, or platform lift. ADA IBC
1109.7.6
IBC
1109.7.6 ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 807
69-Raised Courtroom Stations Not for Members of the Public
206.2.4, Ex. 1
Orange Raised courtroom stations used by judges, clerks, bailiffs and court reporters will have to be constructed or altered in a way that they can later be easily adapted to provide vertical access by ramp, elevator or platform lift. ADA IBC
1109.7.6
IBC
1109.7.6
ICC/ANSI A117.1-2003: 807
70-Accessible Route to Exercise Machines and Equipment
206.2.13
Orange An accessible route will be required to serve fixed exercise machines and equipment that are required to meet clear floor space specifications. ADA ADA ADA
71-Accessible Machines and Equipment
236; 1004
Orange One of each type of fixed exercise machine will be required to meet clear floor space specifications. Types of machines are generally defined according to the muscular groups exercised or the kind of cardiovascular exercise provided. ADA ADA ADA
72 & 111-Accessible Saunas and Steam Rooms
241; 612
Orange At least 5% but no fewer than one of each type of sauna or steam room (per cluster or facility) will be required to meet accessibility requirements, including accessible turning space and an accessible bench. ADA ADA ADA
73-Accessible Lockers
225.2.1; 811
Orange At least 5% but no fewer than one of each type of locker (per cluster or facility) will be required to meet accessibility requirements, including an accessible bench. ADA ADA ADA
74-Accessible Dressing Rooms, Fitting Rooms, or Locker Rooms
222; 803
Orange At least 5% but no fewer than one dressing room, fitting room, and locker room (per cluster or facility) will be required to meet accessibility requirements. ADA ADA ADA
75-Wheelchair Spaces in Team or Player Seating Areas
221.2.1.4 and Ex.; 802.1
Orange At least one wheelchair space will be required in team or player seating areas with fixed seats. With respect to team or player seating areas serving bowling lanes, the requirement applies only to those lanes required to be accessible. ADA ADA ADA
76-Accessible Route in Court Sport Facilities
206.2.12
Orange At least one accessible route will be required to directly connect both sides of the court. ADA ADA ADA
77-Accessible Route to Bowling Lanes
206.2.11
Orange At least 5% but no fewer than one of each type of bowling lane will be required to be on an accessible route. ADA ADA ADA
78-Shooting Facilities with Firing Positions
243; 1010
Orange At least 5% but no fewer than one of each type of firing position at shooting facilities will be required to provide an accessible turning space. ADA ADA ADA
79 & 112-Accessible Means of Entry to Pools
242.2; 1009.2-6
Orange At least one accessible means of entry will be required for smaller pools, and two for larger pools (300 or more linear feet) (at least one of which will have to be either a sloped entry or a pool lift while the other can be a transfer wall or a transfer system). ADA ADA ADA
80-Accessible Means of Entry to Wading Pools
242.3; 1009.3
Orange At least one sloped means of entry will be required into the deepest part of each wading pool. ADA ADA ADA
81-Accessible Means of Entry to Spas
242.4; 1009.2, .4, .5
Orange At least 5% but no fewer than one spa (per cluster or facility) will be required to meet accessibility requirements, including an accessible means of entry (either a pool lift, transfer wall or a transfer system). ADA ADA ADA
82-Accessible Route
206.2.10; 1003.2
Orange An accessible route will be required to serve all accessible boating facilities, including boat slips and boarding piers at boat launch ramps. ADA ADA ADA
83-Accessible Boarding Piers (NC)
235.3; 1003.2-3
Orange At least 5% but no fewer than one boarding pier at boat launch ramps will be required to be accessible. ADA ADA ADA
84-Accessible Boarding Piers (ALT/BR)
235.3; 1003.2-3
Orange At least 5% but no fewer than one boarding pier at boat launch ramps will be required to be accessible. ADA ADA ADA
85-Accessible Boat Slips (NC)
235.2; 1003.3.1
Orange A specified number of boat slips in each recreational boating facility will be required to meet specified accessibility standards and to be dispersed throughout the boat slip area and among the various types of slips provided. ADA ADA ADA
86-Accessible Boat Slips (Alt/BR)
235.2; 1003.3.1
Orange A specified number of boat slips in each recreational boating facility will be required to meet specified accessibility standards and to be dispersed throughout the boat slip area and among the various types of slips provided. ADA ADA ADA
87-Accessible Route
206.2.14; 1005.1
Orange An accessible route will be required to serve each accessible fishing pier and platform. ADA ADA ADA
88-Accessible Fishing Piers and Platforms
237; 1005
Orange At least 25% of railings will have to meet a specified maximum height (so that a person seated in a wheelchair can reach over the railing) and be dispersed among the piers and platforms. If railings, guards, or handrails are provided, accessible edge protection, clear floor or ground space, and turning space will be required. ADA ADA ADA
89-Accessible Route
206.2.15; 1006.2-3
Orange An accessible route will have to serve all accessible elements within the boundary of the golf course; all golf car rental areas, bag drop areas, teeing grounds, putting greens, and weather shelters; and all accessible practice putting greens, practice teeing grounds, and teeing stations at driving ranges. ADA ADA ADA
90-Accessible Teeing Grounds, Putting Greens, and Weather Shelters (ALT/BR)
238.2; 1006.4
Orange Golf cars will have to be able to enter and exit each putting green, each weather shelter, and, for each hole, at least one teeing ground (two if more than two teeing grounds are provided), including the forward ground. In existing golf courses, the forward teeing ground shall not be required to be one of the teeing grounds on a hole designed and constructed so that a golf car can enter and exit the teeing ground where compliance is not feasible due to terrain. ADA ADA ADA
91-Accessible Teeing Grounds, Putting Greens, and Weather Shelters (NC)
238.2; 1006.4
Orange Golf cars will have to be able to enter and exit each putting green, each weather shelter, and, for each hole, at least one teeing ground (two if more than two teeing grounds are provided), including the forward ground. ADA ADA ADA
92-Accessible Practice Putting Greens, Practice Teeing Grounds, and Teeing Stations at Driving Ranges
238.3
Orange Golf cars will have to be able to enter and exit at least 5% but no fewer than one of each of practice putting greens, practice teeing grounds, and teeing stations at driving ranges. ADA ADA ADA
93-Accessible Route to Holes
206.2.16; 239.3; 1007.2
Orange An accessible route will be required to serve accessible miniature golf holes (which will generally have to be consecutive) and to connect the last accessible hole and the course entrance or exit. Specified exceptions will be available for accessible routes located on the playing surfaces of holes. ADA ADA ADA
94-Accessible Holes
239.2; 1007.3
Orange At least 50% of holes on miniature golf courses will be required to be accessible (includes specified clear space at the start of play and a specified golf club reach range area). ADA ADA ADA
95-Accessible Route
206.2.9; 1002.2
Orange An accessible route will be required to serve each ride, including the load/unload area. ADA ADA ADA
96-Wheelchair Space or Transfer Seat or Transfer Device
234.2; 1002.4-6
Orange Each newly constructed[5] amusement ride (except for mobile/temporary rides and a few additional excepted rides), will be required to provide at least one type of wheelchair access (namely, one wheelchair space, one transfer seat, or one transfer device). ADA ADA ADA
97-Maneuvering Space in Load and Unload Area
234.2; 1002.3
Orange Each amusement ride (except for mobile/temporary rides) will be required to provide specified maneuvering space in the load/unload area. ADA ADA ADA
98-Signs
216.12
Orange Signs identifying the type and location of wheelchair access for each amusement ride will be required at entries to queues and waiting lines. ADA ADA ADA
99-Accessible Route to Play Components (BR)
206.2.17; 240.2.1-2; 1008.2-3
Orange At least one accessible route will be required within each play area and will have to connect to a certain number of ground level play components, elevated play components, and entry points to soft contained play structures. ADA ADA ADA
100-Accessible Play Components (BR)
240.2; 1008.4
Orange Play components (include ground level, elevated, and soft contained play structures) will themselves have to comply with accessibility requirements. ADA ADA ADA
101& 103-Accessible Route to Play Components (ALT/NC)
206.2.17; 240.2.1-2; 1008.2-3
Orange At least one accessible route will be required within each play area and will have to connect to a certain number of ground level play components, elevated play components, and entry points to soft contained play structures. ADA ADA ADA
102 & 104-Accessible Play Components (ALT/NC)
240.2; 1008.4
Orange Play components (include ground level, elevated, and soft contained play structures) will themselves have to comply with accessibility requirements. ADA ADA ADA
  *It is assumed that the regulatory proposals (i.e., Requirement ## 105-107 & 109-110) also have the ADA baseline.
 

[1] An accessible route must comply with specifications for walking surfaces, running slope, doorways, ramps, curb ramps, elevators, platform lifts, etc. Specifications include width of unobstructed surface, cross slope, and amount of turning space.

[2] A circulation path is an exterior or interior way of passage provided for pedestrian travel, including but not limited to, walks, hallways, courtyards, elevators, platform lifts, ramps, stairways, and landings.

[3] As applied to public or private facilities that comply with ADAAG’s transient lodging provisions, which are more stringent than the new (less stringent) requirements for dwelling units.

[4] As applied to public dwelling units that comply with UFAS, which is less stringent than the new (more stringent) requirements for dwelling units.

[5] This requirement will only effect a change for newly constructed amusement rides. No changes will be required to existing rides unless the structural or operational characteristics of the ride are altered to the extent that the amusement ride’s performance differs from that specified by the manufacturer.

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