Re: Toilet spacing between wall/shower
Posted by Terry Love on February 28, 19100 at 00:34:28:
In response to Re: Toilet spacing between wall/shower
: : : John, 15" is required from finished wall on both sides.
: : His question was how much space from the neo angle to the toilet and the answer is that it depends on where you live. In most codes for residential that is 15" from the center of the toilet to the side of the shower. Form commercial it is usually 16" but not in all areas of the country.
: : Come on Dale, answer his question in total or don't bother. Dick Long
Lighten up. Dales been a very good plumber for quite some time. He and others have been doing a wonderful thing over the years helping countless people with their plumbing and remodel questions. I know that he devotes freely much time helping others because of his kind nature. Below are some plumbing code book quotes that Dale posted concerning toilet placement.
If and when people have questions concerning ADA handicap requirements, they should mention it in their posts. The ADA requirements can change from city to city.
408.5 Setting. Fixtures Shall Be Set Level And In Proper Alignment
With Reference To Adjacent Walls. No Water Closet Or Bidet Shall Be Set
Closer Than Fifteen (15) Inches From Its Center To Any Side Wall
Or Obstruction Nor Closer Than Thirty (30) Inches Center To Center
To Any Similar Fixture.The Clear Space In Front Of Any Water Closet
Or Bidet Shall Not Be Less Than Twenty-Four (24) Inches. No Urinal
Shall Be Set Closer Than Twelve(12) Inches From Its Center To Any
Side Wall Or Partition Nor Closer Than Twenty-Four (24) Inches Center
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