BATHROOM PLANNING GUIDELINE 7 Lavatory/Vanity height

Recommended

• The height for a lavatory varies between 32 inches and 43 inches (813 mm and 1092 mm) to fit the user.

Code Requirement

• State or local codes may apply.

Access Standard

Recommended

• Lavatory controls should be within the user’s reach and operable with minimal effort.

ICC A117.1-2009 Reference

• The front of the lavatory sink should be no more than 34 inches (864 mm) above the floor, measured to the higher of the fixture or counter surface.

• (606.3)

• Lavatory controls should be operable with one hand and not require tight grasping, pinching, or twisting of the wrist.

• (309.4)