802.1 Wheelchair Spaces.
Wheelchair spaces shall comply with 802.1.
The floor or ground surface of wheelchair spaces shall comply with 302. Changes in level are not permitted.
EXCEPTION: Slopes not steeper than 1:48 shall be permitted.
A single wheelchair space shall be 36 inches (915 mm) wide minimum Where two adjacent wheelchair spaces are provided, each wheelchair space shall be 33 inches (840 mm) wide minimum. [S.H. 4.33.2]
Figure 802.1.2 Width of Wheelchair Spaces
Where a wheelchair space can be entered from the front or rear, the wheelchair space shall be 48 inches (1220 mm) deep minimum. Where a wheelchair space can be entered only from the side, the wheelchair space shall be 60 inches (1525 mm) deep minimum.
Figure 802.1.3 Depth of Wheelchair Spaces
Wheelchair spaces shall adjoin accessible routes. Accessible routes shall not overlap wheelchair spaces. [S.H. 4.33.3], [S.H. 188.8.131.52], [S.H. Fig. 46(b)]
Advisory 802.1.4 Approach. Because accessible routes serving wheelchair spaces are not permitted to overlap the clear floor space at wheelchair spaces, access to any wheelchair space cannot be through another wheelchair space.
Wheelchair spaces shall not overlap circulation paths.
Advisory 802.1.5 Overlap. The term “circulation paths” used in Section 802.1.5 means aisle width required by applicable building or life safety codes for the specific assembly occupancy. Where the circulation path provided is wider than the required aisle width, the wheelchair space may intrude into that portion of the circulation path that is provided in excess of the required aisle width.