The door opening shall be at least two feet, eight inches wide.
The center of the water closet shall be located 18 to 21 inches from the side wall and there shall be at least three feet of unobstructed space in front of the bowl. No basic interior room dimension shall be less than three feet, six inches.
The water closet shall be mounted at a height of not less than 16 inches nor more than 19 inches above the floor, measured to the top of seat. The bowl shall be elongated with an open front seat.
The paper holder shall be securely anchored on the side wall near the water closet, six inches above the seat, and six to 12 inches in front of the seat with both dimensions measured to the center of the holder.
A vertical grab bar, at least 18 inches long, shall be provided on the side wall near the water closet. The low end shall be mounted at a height of ten inches above the toilet seat and at a distance of 12 inches in front of the seat. A grab bar on each side of the water closet is recommended.
Grab bars shall have an outside diameter of one and one-half inches, and shall provide a clearance of one and one-half inches between the bar and the wall. Bars shall be securely anchored to sustain a load of 250 pounds for five minutes. The lavatory, with or without a counter top, shall be mounted at a height of 32 inches above the floor, measured to the top edge. A towel bar shall be provided at a height of 42 inches above the floor. It shall be a horizontal grab bar, securely anchored. A mirror shall be provided. A small shelf for personal toilet accessories shall be provided, unless such space is provided by a suitable lavatory or a counter.
MS s 144.56
October 11, 2007
Official Publication of the State of Minnesota
Revisor of Statutes