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Opinion: Required accessible sinks and lavatories

Inquiry: 

96-19

Subject: 

Required accessible sinks and lavatories

Code:

CABO/ANSI A117.1 - 1992 Section 4.9.3

Submitted By:

RSP Architects 

Approved By:

Thomas R. Joachim, State Building Official

Issue Date: 

October 14, 1996 

Question:  

Are sinks such as in employee break rooms required to be accessible?  

Answer:

No. The only sinks or lavatories required by the code to be accessible are lavatories located within toilet facilities as identified in UBC 1105.2.3.

Approved by Building Codes and Standards Access Committee September 26, 1996.

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