Kitchen Design Standards Kitchen and Bath Design Standards - Page 43

 Include a wheelchair turning space wi t h a di a me t e r of a t l e a s t 60” ( 1524 mm), which can include knee* and toe* clearances. (ANSI 304.3.1).  A wheelchair turning space could utilize a T-s ha pe d s pa c e , whi c h i s a 60” s qua r e wi t h t wo 12” wi de x 24” de e p areas removed from two corners of the s qua r e . Thi s l e a ve s a mi ni mum 36” wi de ba s e a nd t wo 36” wi de a r ms . T - shaped wheelchair turning spaces can include knee* and toe* clearances. (ANSI 304.3.2) *Kne e c l e ar anc e mus t be a mi ni mu m 30” wi de ( 36” t o us e as par t of t he T -turn) and maintai n a 27” c l e ar s pac e unde r t he c abi ne t , c ount e r or s i nk f or a de pt h of 8”. The ne x t 3” of de pt h may s l ope down t o a he i ght of 9”, wi t h a c l e ar s pac e of at l e as t 17” e x t e ndi ng be ne at h t he e l e me nt . ( ANSI 306.3) *Toe clearance space under a cabinet or fixture i s be t we e n t he f l oor and 9” abov e t he floor. Where toe clearance is required as part of a clear floor space, the toe clearance s houl d e x t e nd 17” mi ni mum be ne at h t he element. (ANSI 306.2) Grooming  The clear floor space should be centered on the lavatory. (ANSI 1002.10.1) Bathing and Showering  Clearance in front of bathtubs should extend the length of the bathtub and be a t l e a s t 30” wi de . ( ANSI 607. 2) Code Reference: Bathing and Showering 43