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ICC A117.1

2009 Edition, 2009

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Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities

Includes all amendments and changes through Change/Amendment , 2009

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Product Details:

  • Revision: 2009 Edition, 2009
  • Published Date: January 2009
  • Status: Historical
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: International Code Council (ICC)
  • Page Count: 159
  • ANSI Approved: Yes
  • DoD Adopted: Yes

Description / Abstract:


This standard provides technical criteria for making sites, facilities, buildings, and elements accessible. The administrative authority shall provide scoping provisions to specify the extent to which technical criteria apply. These scoping provisions shall address the application of this standard to: each building and occupancy type; new construction, alterations, temporary facilities, and existing buildings; specific site and building elements; and to multiple elements or spaces provided within a site or building.

Dwelling and Sleeping Units

Chapter 10 of this standard contains dwelling unit and sleeping unit criteria for Accessible units, Type A units, Type B units, and units with accessible communication features. The administrative authority tent to which these technical criteria apply. These scoping provisions shall address the types and numbers of units required to comply with each set of unit criteria.


The administrative authority shall provide an appropriate review and approval process to ensure compliance with this standard.