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1 of 12 H:\forms\handouts\bldg003 Revised 1/21/2020 sh Barrier Free Washroom Requirements 2012 Ontario Building Code Division B 3.8.3.8. Water Closet Stalls and Enclosures (see attached illustrations) 1) Every barrier-free water closet stall or enclosure in a washroom described in Sentence 3.8.2.3.(3) or (4) shall, a) have a clear turning space within the stall or enclosure of at least 1 500 mm in diameter, b) have a clear floor space in front of the stall or enclosure of at least 1 500 mm in diameter, c) be equipped with a door that, i) is capable of being latched from the inside with a mechanism conforming to Subclause 3.8.1.5.(1)(b)(ii), ii) in an open position, has a clear opening of at least 860 mm wide, iii) swings outward, unless 820 mm by 1 440 mm clear floor area is provided within the stall to permit the door to be closed without interfering with the wheelchair, iv) is self-closing so that, when at rest, the door remains open not more than 50 mm beyond the jamb, v) is provided with a horizontal, D-shaped, visually contrasting door pull on both sides of the door, mounted on the vertical centre line of the door, located at a height not less than 800 mm and not more than 1 000 mm above the finished floor, vi) is aligned with a clear transfer space required by Subclause (2)(a)(ii) or Clause (2)(b), and vii) is capable of having the latch required by Subclause (i) released from the outside in case of an emergency, d) be equipped with a water closet conforming to Article 3.8.3.9. that is located in accordance with Clause (2)(a) or (b), e) be equipped with a coat hook mounted not more than 1 200 mm above the finished floor on a side wall and projecting not more than 50 mm from the wall, f) have a clearance of at least 1 700 mm between the outside of the stall face and the face of an in-swinging washroom door and 1 400 mm between the outside of the stall face and any wall- mounted fixture or other obstruction, and g) be equipped with a toilet paper dispenser mounted on the side wall closest to the water closet so that,
2 of 12 i) the dispenser is located below the grab bar, ii) the closest edge of the dispenser is 300 mm from the front of the water closet seat, and iii) the bottom of the dispenser is 600 mm to 800 mm above the finished floor. 2) A water closet described in Clause (1)(d) shall be, a) located so that, i) the centre line of the water closet is not less than 460 mm and not more than 480 mm from one side wall, and ii) a clear transfer space at least 900 mm wide and 1 500 mm deep is provided on the other side of the water closet, or b) located so that a clear transfer space at least 900 mm wide and 1 500 mm deep is provided on each side of the water closet. Where a water closet is located in accordance with Clause (2)(a), 3) Where a water closet is located in accordance with Clause (2)(a), a) a grab bar conforming to Sentences (5) and (7) shall be provided on the side wall referred to in Subclause (2)(a)(i), b) a fold-down grab bar may be provided and, if one is provided, it shall conform to Sentence (8) and be provided on the side of the water closet opposite the grab bar described in Clause (a), and

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