ADA Standards. The seat height of a water closet above the finish floor shall be 17 inches (430 mm) minimum and 19 inches (485 mm) maximum measured to the top of the seat. A 36 inches (915 mm) minimum length grab bar, mounted 33-36 inches (840-915 mm) above the finish floor, is required behind the water closet. So in the case of installing a standard floor mounted toilet, I would say it’s more of a preference thing. The height of water closets shall be 17 in to 19 in (430 mm to 485 mm), measured to the top of the toilet seat (see Fig.
The seat height of a water closet above the finish floor shall be 17 inches (430 mm) minimum and 19 inches (485 mm) maximum measured to the top of the seat. Wheelchair accessible compartments shall be 60 inches (1525 mm) wide minimum measured perpendicular to the side wall, and 56 inches (1420 mm) deep minimum for wall hung water closets and 59 inches (1500 mm) deep minimum for floor mounted water closets measured perpendicular to the rear wall. ADAAG requires a mounting height of 34 to 38 inches for handrails based on adult dimensions. Section 4.16.7(2) (Height) specifies that the height of water closets be 11 to 17 inches measured to the top of the toilet seat and prohibits seats that are sprung to return to a lifted position. Toilet areas must also have grab bars on the walls or mounted to the unit. Currently, there are no laws that require ADA-compliant toilets in private homes. Toilet heights, sizes and fixtures for installation in private homes can be installed according to the wishes of the homeowner.
We have an abridged summary of the federal ADA guide while also providing direct access to the federal and Bobrick ADA planning guides. Mounting height of soap dispensers are no higher than 44 inches above the floor. If a floor mounted water closet is used, the depth of the stall is required to be a minimum of 59 inches (1500 mm). Standard shower head mounting height – Google Search. Nice sink mounting height wheelchair – Google Search. Toilet paper dispensers (TPD’s) shall be installed within reach, as shown in TAS Fig. Editor’s Note: Most TPD’s are mounted exactly at the 19 inch height, where 19 inches is the minimum height.
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Devonport ActiVate Touchless Flush Right Height Elongated Complete Toilet. Champion 4 Elongated Right Height One-Piece Toilet 1.6 GPF with Seat. So another way to read the ADA mandate is that wherevesr toilet compartments are provided, at least one toilet compartment shall be wheelchair accessible, as defined by the ADA. Section 606 addresses important topics such as mounting height, turning room, clear floor space requirements, etc. The center line of the toilet must be between 16 and 18 inches from the side wall. Faucets and soap dispensers must meet ADA reach range and mounting height requirements.