Locations of fire hydrant(s) shall be approved by both the Fire Marshal’s Office and City Engineering Division.
Fire hydrants shall be installed at such locations that no part of any commercial structure shall be more than 300 feet from a fire hydrant. This measurement is calculated as the distance along the right-of-way of a public street as the fire hose is laid off the fire truck.
A 3-foot (914 mm) clear space shall be maintained around the circumference of fire hydrants except as otherwise required or approved.
Proper grading and elevation around fire hydrants must be provided at the time of final inspection.
Vegetation and landscaping shall be placed in a manner as not to obstruct or impede a fire hydrant from either view or use.
Fire Lanes & Turnarounds
All fire lanes are to be marked in accordance with City specifications.
The minimum access roadway width of 20 feet and clearance height of 13 feet, 6 inches shall be provided on any designated fire lane.
Turning radius requirements shall be designed per 2003 International Fire Code and approved by the Fire Marshal’s Office.