Bathroom planning guideline 16 Tub/Shower Door


• See Code Requirement.

Code Requirement

• Hinged shower doors shall open outward.

• (IRC P2708.1)

Access Standard


• Minimize thresholds at the shower entry to no more than 1/2 inch (13 mm).

ICC A117.1-2009 Requirement

• Shower compartment thresholds should be no more than 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch(6 mm to 13 mm) high.

• Changes in level between 1/4 inch high and 1/2 inch (6 mm and 13 mm) high should be beveled with a slope not steeper than 1:2.

• (608.6.303)

bathroom planning guideline 17 Steps


• Steps should not be placed outside a tub.

• If steps are used a grab bar/handrail is mandatory.

Access Standard


• Bathroom Guideline recommendation meets Access Standard.