The Ontario Building Code | Provisions for Firefighting
126.96.36.199. Provisions for Firefighting
(1) Except as provided in Sentences (2) and (3), the requirements in Subsection 3.2.5. shall apply.
(2) Access routes for fire department vehicles shall be provided and shall be not less than 9 m wide.
(3) Hydrants shall be located in the access routes required in Sentence (2) so that,
(i) a fire department pumper vehicle can be located adjacent to a hydrant, and
(ii) the unobstructed path of travel for the firefighter from the vehicle to the fire department connection is not more than 45 m, and
(b) for a buildingthat is not sprinklered, a fire department pumper vehicle can be located in the access route so that the unobstructed path of travel for the firefighter is not more than,
(i) 45 m from the hydrant to the vehicle, and
(ii) 45 m from the vehicle to every opening in the building.