Section 10 - FIBER OPTIC TECHNOLOGY
Section 11 - MISCELLANEOUS AND SPECIAL SITUATIONS
All conduit outlets for house phones,
corridor phones, courtesy phones and pay phones are to meet height
and location requirements in the Americans with Disabilities Act
(ADA) for handicapped access. This standard only refers to
telecommunication requirements. All other utilities are the
responsibility of the department involved.
- 11.1.2 PUBLIC PAY PHONES
Telephones (formally TDD), must be accessible to handicapped
The height of the coin slot shall be 48
inches for all installations.
If a total number of
four (4) or more public pay telephones (including both interior
and exterior phones) is provided at a site, and at least one (1)
is in an interior location, then at least one interior public text
telephone shall be provided.
Where pay phones or pay
phone enclosures require electrical service, such electrical
service and connections shall be provided by Physical Plant or an
- 11.1.3 SWIMMING POOLS
telephone service is desired and there is no building near to hang
attachments on, install a pedestal and run a 1 1/4-inch conduit to
the location. If the conduit length is longer than 80 feet,
install a pullbox according to NEC. All fittings and jacks must be
- 11.1.4 EMERGENCY, FIRE AND ELEVATOR TELEPHONES
Note the electrical requirements for outside standalone
mounted Emergency Phones. Electrical requirements will be provided
by Physical Plant or an electrical contractor.
Physical Plant will determine if the circuit will be a dial tone or dry pair.