Parking compliance guide

502 – Parking Quick Guide

502.1 General.
Car and van parking spaces shall comply with 502.  Where parking spaces are marked with lines, width measurements of parking spaces and access aisles shall be made from the centerline of the markings.

502.2 Vehicle Spaces.
Car parking spaces shall be 2440 mm (96″) wide minimum and van parking spaces shall be 3350 mm (132″) wide minimum, shall be marked to define the width, and shall have an adjacent access aisle complying with 502.3.

502.3 Access Aisle.
Access aisles serving parking spaces shall comply with 502.3. Access aisles shall adjoin an accessible route. Two parking spaces shall be permitted to share a common access aisle.

502.4 Floor or Ground Surfaces.
Parking spaces and access aisles serving them shall comply with 302.  Access aisles shall be at the same level as the parking spaces they serve.  Changes in level are not permitted.

502.5 Vertical Clearance.
Parking spaces for vans and access aisles and vehicular routes serving them shall provide a vertical clearance of 2490 mm (98″) minimum.

502.6 Identification.
Parking space identification signs shall include the International Symbol of Accessibility complying with 703.7.2.1.  Signs identifying van parking spaces shall contain the designation “van accessible.”  Signs shall be 1525 mm (60″) minimum above the finish floor or ground surface measured to the bottom of the sign.

502.7 Relationship to Accessible Routes. 
Parking spaces and access aisles shall be designed so that cars and vans, when parked, cannot obstruct the required clear width of adjacent accessible routes.