toilet height

Discussion in 'Toilet Forum discussions' started by johnson, Jun 18, 2008.

  1. johnson

    johnson New Member

    Jun 18, 2008
    can you tell me what the height including seat that a toilet should be and also wash basin height. these are commercial fixtures in florida. Seems what i am being told about plumbing codes and ADA requirements are different. Can you help.
  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

    Sep 2, 2004
    Retired Systems engineer for defense industry.
    New England
    Is this for a wall-hung toilet or a floor mounted one? Wheelchair accessable?
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  4. johnson

    johnson New Member

    Jun 18, 2008
    toilet heights

    Wall hung,not handicapped,Plumber is replacing old toilet,and mounting them to existing mounts,but there is a difference in the old and new heights.The new toilets only measure 15" to top of seat.
  5. jimbo

    jimbo Plumber

    Aug 31, 2004
    San Diego, CA
    "normal" toilets are bowl height typically 14" to 14½". ADA bowls are usually 16" to 17" . Add roughly 1" to all of these for seat height.

    There is no code I know of for "regular" bowls. A facility, like child care, may be required to have some childrens' 10" high, like the A/S Baby Devoro. Pubic facilities usually need to have "accessible" restrooms, meaning an ADA stall.
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