RE: New Sub-divisions in Bonner and Kootenai Counties
Effective February 1, 2006 all new sub-divisions in the Spirit Lake Fire Protection District will be required to comply with the following.
- Access roads shall meet IFC 2003 Edition requirements with the exception the maximum road grade shall be 6%. Road width shall be a minimum of twenty (20) feet in width (or wider per code requirements) and shall be an all weather driving surface, IFC 2003 Edition Appendix D.
- All sub-divisions shall have one of the following fire flow requirements, a water system with hydrants (with fire flows as specified in the IFC 2003 Edition) a central water reservoir of at least twenty thousand (20,000) gallons with fire department connection (the water reservoir capacity will be dependent on the size of sub-division ~IFC 2003 Edition Appendix B) or a residential automatic fire sprinkler system.