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3.14. Mounting Guidelines. Permanent signs should comply with the following mounting
3.14.1. Install interior signs that identify rooms or spaces on the wall adjacent to the latch side of
a door. If there is no wall space at the latch side of the door, place the sign on the nearest
3.14.2. The mounting height of interior signs that identify rooms or spaces is 1 525 mm (60"
A.F.F.) to the centerline of the sign.
3.14.3. The mounting location of interior signs should be arranged so that a person can approach
within 75 mm (3") of the sign without encountering protruding objects or a door swing.
3.15. Recommended Illumination.
Recommended illumination levels are uniform over
surface and should be between 107 and 3 23 lux (10 and 30 foot-candles).
Section 3D--Symbols of Accessibility
3.16. Facilities. Facilities and portions of facilities required to be identified as accessible must
display the international symbol of accessibility. This includes accessible passenger loading zones,
accessible entrances when not all entrances are accessible, accessible toilet and bathing facilities
when not all are accessible, and accessible parking spaces.
3.17. Telephones and Listening Systems. Text telephones must display the international TDD
symbol, and listening systems must display the international symbol of hearing loss. Consult the
ADAAG and UFAS for further information.
Figure 3.2. International Symbols of Accessibility.