This plan shows a typical example of a single user toilet room that meets the minimum requirements of the 1991 standards.
Ada accessible toilet room.
Unisex bathing rooms where provided must have privacy latches and contain a shower or shower and tub a lavatory and a water closet 213 2 1.
A toilet room usually consists of obviously a toilet lavatory and all of the accessories such as grab bars and dispensers.
These design requirements must be met for most public and commercial bathrooms.
For information about the ada including the revised 2010 ada regulations please visit the department s website www ada gov.
Providing an accessible unisex bathing room in addition to accessible multi user bathing rooms is helpful for those who use personal care assistants of the opposite sex.
For this reason it is advantageous to install unisex toilet rooms in addition to accessible single sex toilet rooms in new facilities.
Specific questions call the toll free ada information line at 800 514 0301 voice or 800 514 0383.
Advisory 213 2 toilet rooms and bathing rooms exceptions 3 and 4.
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Other toilet rooms provided for the use of occupants of specific spaces i e a private toilet room for the occupant of a private office shall be adaptable.
All ada compliant toilet rooms must have at least one disabled accessible water closet.
1991 standards minimum with out swinging door.
5 0 x 7 3 36 25 square feet.
1 or 2 a toilet room must be provided on a story that is connected to an accessible entrance by an accessible route 213 1.
Ada standards for accessible design can be downloaded from www ada.
The americans with disabilities act ada of 1990 includes specific guidelines for the construction of accessible or ada compliant bathrooms.
Unisex toilet rooms benefit people who use opposite sex personal care assistants.
This guide explains requirements in the ada standards for clear floor or ground space and turning space.
Where toilet rooms are provided in multi story facilities that are exempt from the requirement for vertical access between stories 206 2 3 ex.
Both grab bars must lie 33 to 36.
Clearances are required at accessible elements fixtures and controls so that people with disabilities including those who use wheelchairs can approach and use them.
Comparison of single user toilet room layouts.
If bathing rooms are provided then each public and common use bathroom shall comply with 4 23.
They can also serve as a general guide for safe user friendly accessible design when ada compliance is not required.
The toilet seat of standard ada water closets must be 17 to 19 inches above the floor.
The standards specify the location of toilet rooms in two instances.