Is It OK for Nondisabled People to Use the Big Bathroom Stall?

Is It OK for Nondisabled People to Use the Big Bathroom Stall?

MassanPH/Getty ImagesIt's a common dilemma – amid the sea of cramped regular public bathroom stalls lies the one gloriously large stall commonly designated for people with disabilities. You don't have any physical disabilities, but it sure can be more comfortable to use the wider bathroom stall, particularly if you have kids with you or are doing a quick change of clothes. As it turns out, there's no law expressly forbidding a person without a disability from using the large stall. It's there to make the site wheelchair accessible, but there's no reason it can't be used for regular foot traffic, too. ADA Bathroom RequirementsIn the bigger stall, you can expect to see a number of features not standard in regular-sized stalls.

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