2016 California Standards for Accessible Design Pocket Guide - Eff. Jan. 1, 2017
11B-902 Dining surfaces and work surfaces.
Dining surfaces and work surfaces shall comply with Sections 11B-902.2 and 11B-902.3.
[2010 ADAS] Advisory 902.1 General. Dining surfaces include, but are not limited to, bars, tables, lunch counters, and booths. Examples of work surfaces include writing surfaces, study carrels, student laboratory stations, baby changing and other tables or fixtures for personal grooming, coupon counters, and where covered by the ABA scoping provisions, employee work stations.
The tops of dining surfaces and work surfaces shall be 28 inches (711 mm) minimum and 34 inches (864 mm) maximum above the finish floor or ground.
Accessible dining surfaces and work surfaces for children’s use shall comply with Section 11B-902.4.
Exception: Dining surfaces and work surfaces that are used primarily by children 5 years and younger shall not be required to comply with Section 11B-902.4 where a clear floor or ground space complying with Section 11B-305 positioned for a parallel approach is provided.
A clear floor space complying with Section 11B-305 positioned for forward approach shall be provided. Knee and toe clearance complying with Section 11B-306 shall be provided, except that knee clearance 24 inches (610 mm) minimum above the finish floor or ground shall be permitted.
The tops of tables and counters shall be 26 inches (660 mm) minimum and 30 inches (762 mm) maximum above the finish floor or ground.