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18.2.3.1.1
Approved fire department access roads shall be provided for every facility, building, or portion of a building hereafter constructed or relocated.
18.2.3.1.2
Fire department access roads shall consist of roadways, fire lanes, parking lot lanes, or a combination thereof.
18.2.3.1.3*
The provisions of 18.2.3.1 through 18.2.3.2.2.1 shall be permitted to be modified by the AHJ where any of the following conditions exists:
  1. One- and two-family dwellings protected by an approved automatic sprinkler system in accordance with Section 13.1
  2. Existing one- and two-family dwellings
  3. Private garages having an area not exceeding 400 ft2
  4. Carports having an area not exceeding 400 ft2
  5. Agricultural buildings having an area not exceeding 400 ft2
  6. Sheds and other detached buildings having an area not exceeding 400 ft2
18.2.3.1.4
When fire department access roads cannot be installed due to location on property, topography, waterways, nonnegotiable grades, or other similar conditions, the AHJ shall be authorized to require additional fire protection features.

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