Approved access shall be provided and maintained for all fire protection equipment to permit immediate safe operation and maintenance of such equipment. Storage, trash and other materials or objects shall not be placed or kept in such a manner that would prevent such equipment from being readily accessible.
509.3 Fire protection equipment access for sprinkler valves, standpipes, and other fire protection equipment
This section has been amended at the state or city level.
Access to sprinkler valves, standpipes and other fire protection equipment provided in storage areas shall be served by either a main aisle, side aisle, or an aisle with a minimum width of 3 feet (914 mm). (See Section 903.3.10, "Access aisles and operation clearances.")