The fire apparatus access road to a Group R-3 building with any main front entrance located more than 40 feet (12 192 mm) but not more than 100 feet (30 480 mm) from the street line (as measured along the route of the fire apparatus access road) may be designed and constructed in compliance with the requirements of the Building Code for driveways where:
- The driveway is designed and is used exclusively to provide access only to a single Group R-3 building, and to no other buildings; and
- The height of the Group R-3 building does not exceed 35 feet (10 668 mm) above the grade plane (with the terms "building height" and "grade plane" having the meanings set forth in Section BC502.1 of the Building Code); and
- The driveway provides access to the frontage space of each occupancy, except as otherwise provided in FC504.1.2; and
- The dwelling units are equipped with interconnected smoke alarms, in accordance with Section 907.2.10 of the Building Code.