Date: April 17, 2024 | Time: 9:00am - 4:00pm - 6 AIA Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW) Credits

BCRC’s Significant Changes for the A117.1 2017

Presented by SEMBOIA, in partnership with the Building Codes & Regulations Committee of AIA Detroit
6 Health, Safety, Welfare (HSW) AIA Learning Units will be provided by the ICC

In-person attendance only.

$80 AIA Members | $130 Non-AIA Members

8:00am – 9:00am – Registration (Coffee/Snacks)
9:00am – 12:00pm – First part of program
12:00pm – 1:00pm – Lunch
1:00pm – 4:00pm – Second part of program

This course offers an overview of the major changes from the 2009 to the 2017 A117.1 Accessibility Standard. It identifies important revisions in the organization of the standard, changes and new technical provisions for accessible elements and the applicability of these requirements to design, plan review and inspection. You will learn about the background, reasons and justification for the changes. The 2017 edition of A117.1 will be referenced by the upcoming 2021 Michigan Building Code (MBC).


  • Identify the most significant differences between the 2009 and the 2017 A117.1 Accessibility Standard.
  • Explain the differences between the current and previous requirements.
  • Discuss the reasoning and technical requirements for items not previously addressed.
  • Identify changes in organization and accessibility standard requirements.
  • Identify the applicability of design, plan review and inspection requirements.

Mr. Patrick Vandergriff
International Code Council (ICC)

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