Doors – Clear Width

Exit doors to be 3’-0”x6’-8”.  Min. clear width of accessible doors to be 32” when door is open 90 deg.

Exception:  Doors not requiring full user passage, such as shallow closets, may have clear opening reduced to 20”.
CBC 1133B.2.2 ADAAG 4.13.5

Egress doors in group I-2 occupancies used for movement of beds to provide clear width of 44”.

CBC Fig. 11B-5Ba

CBC 1008.1.1

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3 Responses to Doors – Clear Width

  1. Gale Melton says:

    Please clarify if the door hardware/lever is included in the required clear opening of 32″? (California/San Francisco)

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