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Multiple accommodation restrooms

Discussion in 'Accessibility' started by Alejandro Bustamante, Apr 11, 2019.

  1. Alejandro Bustamante

    Alejandro Bustamante Registered User

    Dec 8, 2018
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    Under Housing Accessibility, Chapter 11A, Figure 11A-9A, page 492, a picture of a Multiple-Accommodation Toilet Facility is shown. Chapter 11B does not show this picture.
    Are we supposed to use the same information for a commercial building?

    Thank you.
  2. Builder Bob

    Builder Bob Sawhorse

    Oct 17, 2009
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    Depends upon which accessibility code your state/country enforces........In our jurisdiction - no Housing Codes are not used for commercial locations - clubhouses, etc. , everything is referenced to the ICC ANSI A117.1 for accessibility.

    However, Chapter 11A Accessibility sounds like california building codes and I am not an expert nor have I read the California Codes.
  3. mark handler

    mark handler Sawhorse

    Oct 25, 2009
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    11B for a commercial building. It is set up to be consistent with the 2010 ADASAD
    11A is not, it is for Residential, non-public areas. Public areas you use 11B.
    you may use the figure but there maybe inconsistencies that you would need to modify
    #3 mark handler, Apr 15, 2019
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2019
  4. ADAguy

    ADAguy Sawhorse

    Sep 11, 2013
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    The figure is just that, a figure (as in an example).
    It remains for you to understand the minimums and design accordingly to fit your situation.
    Run it up the pole here and see if it flies (smiling).

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