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CHAPTER 9: BUILT-IN FURNISHINGS AND EQUIPMENT

901 General

901.1 Scope. Built-in furnishings and equipment required to be accessible shall comply with the applicable provisions of this chapter.

902 Seating at Tables, Counters and Work Surfaces

902.1 General. Seating at tables, counters and work surfaces required to be accessible shall comply with 902.

902.2 Clear Floor or Ground Space. A clear floor space complying with 305 positioned for forward approach shall be provided. Knee and toe clearance complying with 306 shall be provided.

902.3 Height. The tops of tables and counters shall be 28 inches (710 mm) minimum and 34 inches (865 mm) maximum above the floor or ground.

903 Benches

903.1 General. Benches required to be accessible shall comply with 903.

903.2 Clear Floor or Ground Space. Clear floor or ground space complying with 305 shall be provided and shall be positioned for parallel approach to an end of the bench seat.

903.3 Size. Benches shall have seats that are 20 inches (510 mm) minimum to 24 inches maximum (610 mm) in depth and 42 inches (1065 mm) minimum in length. Benches shall be fixed to a wall along the longer dimension.

903.4 Height. The bench seat shall be 17 inches (430 mm) minimum to 19 in (485 mm) maximum above the floor or ground.

903.5 Structural Strength. Allowable stresses shall not be exceeded for materials used when a vertical or horizontal force of 250 lb (1112 N) is applied at any point on the seat, fastener mounting device or supporting structure.

903.6 Wet Locations. Where installed in wet locations, the surface of the bench shall be slip resistant and shall not accumulate water.

904 Sales and Service Counters

904.1 General. Counters required to be accessible shall comply with the applicable provisions of 904.

904.2 Approach. All portions of counters required to be accessible shall be located adjacent to a walking surface complying with 403.

904.3 Check-out Aisles. Check-out aisles required to be accessible shall comply with 904.3.1 and 904.3.2.

904.3.1 Aisle. Aisles shall comply with 403.

904.3.2 Counter. The counter surface height shall be 38 inches (965 mm) maximum above the finished floor or ground. The top of the counter edge protection shall be 2 inches (51 mm) maximum above the top of the counter surface.

904.4 Point of Sales and Service Counters. Point of sales and service counters required to be accessible shall have a portion of the counter 36 inches (915 mm) minimum in length and 36 inches (915 mm) maximum in height above the finished floor or ground.

904.5 Food Service Lines. Counters in food service lines shall comply with 904.5.1 and 904.5.2.

904.5.1 Self-service shelves and dispensing devices. Self-service shelves and dispensing devices for tableware, dishware, condiments, food and beverages shall comply with 308.

904.5.2 Tray Slides. Tray slides shall be 28 inches (710 mm) minimum and 34 inches (865 mm) maximum above the floor or ground.

905 Storage

905.1 General. Storage facilities required to be accessible shall comply with 905.

905.2 Clear Floor or Ground Space. A clear floor or ground space complying with 305 shall be provided.

905.3 Height. Storage facilities shall comply with at least one of the reach ranges specified in 308. Clothes rods shall be 54 inches (1370 mm) maximum above the floor or ground.

905.4 Hardware. Hardware for storage facilities shall comply with 309.