Spaces for wheelchairs in assembly areas must be 33" wide.
that there is no requirement that wheelchair spaces must be paired.
If people must wheel into the space from in front
or behind they must be at least 48 inches deep.
If people must wheel into the space from the side, they
must be at least 60 inches deep.
In Figures 1 and 2, are these dimensions correct?
Are the wheelchair seating spaces an integral part of the seating plan?
Do they adjoin an accessible route that
also serves as a means of egress in
an emergency? (see Figure 3)
Are they dispersed throughout the seating area?
(see Figure 3)
Exception: Accessible viewing positions may be clustered for
bleachers, balconies, and other areas having sight lines which require
slopes greater than 5%.
Are the sightlines from these seating
areas comparable to those for all viewing areas? (see
This portable vertical platform lift is
alternative to a ramp when access to a
stage is needed and space is limited.
the lift to the side of the stage to
prevent the user from becoming a
Does an accessible route connect wheelchair
seating locations with performing areas, including stages and other
spaces used by performers?
The floor surfaces at and around these
seating areas must be level, stable, firm, and slip-resistant.
Accessible seating should be located within 50 ft.
viewing distance of the stage and have a complete view of the stage.
Level changes greater than 1/2 inch must be