A galley kitchen
with a dead end would not be considered a U-shaped kitchen because there is no counter at
the end. The required knee clearances at the counters would allow people who use
wheelchairs to turn around with no obstacle. This is not the case in a U shaped
kitchen where the counter edge at the rear end blocks the completion of a
Is the clearance between all opposing cabinet, counter, appliances or walls at least 40
inches except in U-shaped kitchens where the clearance must be 60 inches?
Is there 30 x 48 inches clear space at appliances?