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Toilets – privacy and access for people with disabilities

We are often asked about privacy and line of sight in relation to toilets.


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This guidance has been prepared to:

  • assist in the design of toilet layouts for commercial buildings
  • discuss adequate privacy and line of sight
  • provide accessible toilet layouts.
  • Published on 1 July 2014
  • Of interest to People with disabilities, Designers, Architects
  • 1st edition

This information is published by the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s Chief Executive. It is a general guide only and, if used, does not relieve any person of the obligation to consider any matter to which the information relates according to the circumstances of the particular case. Expert advice may be required in specific circumstances. Where this information relates to assisting people: