FDC Signs should be visible from the street to approaching fire apparatus, check letter size distance visibility chart for proper size letters. Fire Department Signs shall be of an approved size and material with the letters. FDC in 6 inch minimum letters or Fire Department Connection in 2 inch high (minimum) letters. These Fire Department Connection Signs and lettering shall be of a contrasting color to the building. In cases where the building is RED in exterior finish, contract the fire official.
Fire Department Connection location shall be identified with an approved fire sign. The Fire department Connection signs shall be installed in an approved location minimum 8 feet above grade. The sign is required to be installed above vehicles that may obstruct view of the sign from responding fire apparatus.