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NOTE - THE NOTED DISAPPROVED ITEMS MAY NOT CONSTITUTE A COMPLETE LIST OF VIOLATIONS. THE DESIGNER IS TO CONDUCT A COMPLETE RE-REVIEW OF THE PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE STANDARD COMMENTS AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIOR TO RESUBMITTING.

 System plans must be picked up within 30 days. All system plans left longer than 30 days will be discarded as abandoned.

CASCADE APARTMENTS
00609 CASCADE AVE

Review DateStatusComment(s)
2/27/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Cascade Apartments 609 S Cascade Ave New 5 Story Apartment Bldg, This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted Editions of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related Standards.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) REVISION: Scope of Revision: Delta 4 Modifications to layout for lobby and fitness room on level 1 Modifications to layout for clubhouse on level 2 Mofifications to add dog run on level G1 Date of Revision:1/15/20 This review is limited to areas clouded and/or indicated as changed. Permit release for this splice or revision does not include other plan elements even if revised from prior submissions.
Approved/Corrected*****(STANDARD COMMENT) RED-LINED COMMENTS The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. QR reduction is being used for remote area 12 (fitness room). Unprotected ceiling pockets are not allowed when using this reduction. Add sprinkler protection in ceiling pockets in Lobby and Training. 2. Revised calcs for clubhouse are very tight (1.5 psi of safety). Any changes to pipe routing in this area will need to be submitted to CSFD for review and approval.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CLT REVIEWER CONTACT: If you have any specific questions or concerns about these comments, please feel free to contact me at: Wyman "Chip" Taylor II, PE Fire Protection Engineer I 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7303 wtaylor@springsgov.com
2/14/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) REVISION: Scope of Revision: Modified pipe routing and sprinkler locations on 5th floor due to floor plan changes in Units 502,513,518,536 and 537. Revised hydraulic calculations. Date of Revision: 01/06/20 This review is limited to areas clouded and/or indicated as changed. Permit release for this splice or revision does not include other plan elements even if revised from prior submissions.
12/17/2019 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) REVISION: Scope of Revision: Delta 2 - Added sprinklers to closets under stairs units 104, 106, 108, 112 Modified pipe routing for 5th floor units revised sprinkler locations in 212-214, 220-222, 320-322, 412-414, 512-514 which have been combined into a single apartment. Date of Revision: This review is limited to areas clouded and/or indicated as changed. Permit release for this splice or revision does not include other plan elements even if revised from prior submissions.
5/23/2019 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Cascade Apartments 609 S Cascade Ave New 5 Story Apartment Bldg, Rapid Response Project; Note this is podium construction This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted Editions of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related Standards.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) The fire sprinkler system is being installed by: HydroPro Fire Sprinkler CSFD does not allow any combustibles into a building until a sprinkler system has passed it's final acceptance test performed by CSFD Inspector's.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESIGN CRITERIA: Type of System: Wet & Dry Type of head (s): 4.9K Res Pend; 4.4K Res HSW; 5.6K QR Pend, UR, & Dry HSW; 5.6K SR Pend & UR; 5.6K EC HSW & Dry HSW; 11.2K SR Pend & UR Design Criteria: NFPA 13 .1/1500; .15/1500; 4 head residential Calc Adjustments: 30% increase for dry systems; & 30% QR Reduction
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FLEXIBLE SPRINKLER CONNECTIONS AND HEAT TRACE: Flex Connections: NO Heat Trace: NO Unit heaters are being provided above ceilings in parking garage areas utilizing wet pipe system with dry pendant heads.
Approved/Corrected*****(STANDARD COMMENT) RED-LINED COMMENTS The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. Coordinate FDC location with planters being installed on either side of FDC per the approved water plans. 2. Ensure proper drains are provided for trapped areas of dry systems, and that the approriate sized inspector's test connections are provided for the dry systems. 3. Sheet FP-5: Change head in elevator vestibule to quick response. 4. Sheet FP-6: Change head in elevator vesituble to quick response. 5. Sheet FP-6: Units W1-4 and W1-5 appear to show closets under the stairs. Ensure that these closets do not require fire sprinkler protection. 6. Sheet FP-6: Upright sprinkler head is overspaced at west of column line 4 between column lines K/J. 7. Sheet FP-6: Upright sprinkelr heads are over spaced south of column line J between column lines 2/4. 8. Shee FP-7: Change heads in corridor east of stair 2 to quick response. 9. Sheet FP-7. Change HSW in stair 3 to quick response. 10. Sheet FP-7: Unit W1-1 appears to show a closet under the stairs. Ensure this closet does not require fire sprinkler protection. 11. Sheet FP-8: Unit 104 first floor appears to show a closet under the stairs. Ensure this closet does not require fire sprinkler protection. 12. Sheet FP-10: Change heads in elevators 2 & 3 vestibules to quick response. 13. Levels 2 -4: Each level on the north and south plans show a dry hsw that is not under a balcony. Remove sprinkler heads.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION: The FDC will have --4--- 2 1/2" inlets connected to the system by a --6--- pipe. The plans indicate the FDC is being installed ----- of the building.
FYI*****(STANDPIPES) DESIGN INFORMATION: --XX---Manual --XX---Dry Hose Connection Location: --XX---Intermediate Floor Landing Number of Standpipes: ---3-- Demand of --1051.7--- gpm, at -163.5---- psi is needed at the FDC GAGE;
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) LICENSED INSTALLER/SERVICE TECHNICIAN An On-Site Installer/Service TechniciaN shall supervise all on-site work on any fire protection system. This On-Site Installer shall have a current Installer Certificate (RBD Wallet Card), on his/her person, while on the job site.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CPVC ROUGH INSPECTIONS: Sprinkler Heads shall not be installed on CPVC piping until CSFD has witnessed a visual rough-inspection of all piping and granted permission to install sprinklers.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CONCEALED SPACES - This plan did not provide any information on combustible concealed spaces. NFPA 13 requires that "All concealed spaces enclosed wholly or partially by exposed combustible construction shall be protected by sprinklers". There are several specific allowances to this section that allow for the omission of sprinklers. If there are combustible concealed areas found during the installation of the system that do not meet the requirements of the NFPA 13, then these areas will be required to be sprinkled. (NFPA 13:8.15.1) IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INSTALLER TO MAKE SURE THAT THE SYSTEM IS INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARD.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FREEZING CONDITIONS It is the designer's responsibility to provide the building owner with a system design that will continue to function reliably even under adverse temperature conditions. The sprinkler contractor must be conscious of field conditions that may affect the performance of their system, such as drafts, disturbed insulation, installation along exterior walls, etc. and incorporate such conditions into a reliable design.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CERTIFICATE OF INSTALLATION: It is the installer's responsibility to certify through this form (attached to the plans) that the system has been properly installed and tested. The form is to be filled out in its entirety PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRE INSPECTOR conducting the final inspection and/or acceptance test of the system. FINAL INSPECTIONS WILL NOT BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT THIS FORM BEING COMPLETED.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) AS-BUILT PLANS All deviations from approved plans shall be documented and submitted to CSFD for archival. Reviews will not be conducted on as-builts, as these field changes are often verified as compliant by the fire inspectors. All as-built plans shall be conspicuously marked as such. Any changes requiring approval prior to Final shall be submitted as a REVISION.
Attention*****(STANDARD COMMENT) SCHEDULING INSPECTIONS 2019 Fee Schedule, --3--- inspections/ --31--- hours (Inspection time is not transferrable) Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities. Due to the dynamic nature of inspectors schedules, PLEASE call your inspection requests in with ample time to allow scheduling. When calling, please have your complete CSFD plan review number(s) ready for each inspection request. ( i.e. 2013-1234 - HS-1) The CSFD Approved sets of plans are to be on site for all inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) ROUGH VISUAL INSPECTIONS: Rough Visual inspections shall be completed PRIOR TO any bucket tests or final inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CONCEALED WORK: The fire sprinkler piping shall not be covered up by walls, sheetrock, ceiling tiles, etc... prior to the CSFD visual inspections of the piping. If the piping is covered, and the inspectors cannot inspect it as is required by Fire Code, the walls,sheetrock, ceiling tiles, etc... will be required to be removed. If this means that finished ceilings will need to be removed, this will be required to be done! (IFC 106.3)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) PLAN REVIEW/PERMIT FEES: All fire department fees are to be paid prior to issuance of any permits. These fees must be paid directly to the Colorado Springs Fire Department - Development Review Enterprise - at 2880 International Circle - Suite 200-7.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS: Colorado Springs Fire Department construction reviews are based upon information provided on the drawings and/or the attached reference material. Issues or features that are not presented within the construction documents are assumed to be complaint with applicable codes/standards. It is the responsibility of the building owner to ensure that minimum code requirement are met as established by the Authority Having Jurisdiction, whether of not the requirements are specifically indicated on the submitted construction documents. The CSFD has reviewed the submittal in accordance with the fire code requirements of the 2003 International Fire Code, CSFD local amendments, City Code Standards, and applicable NFPA Standards. All plan review comments are subject to final on-site field inspections, and testing by the CSFD. Review and approval by the CSFD shall not relieve the applicant of the responsibility of compliance with the International Fire Code. (105.4.4)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CLT REVIEWER CONTACT: If you have any specific questions or concerns about these comments, please feel free to contact me at: Wyman "Chip" Taylor II, PE Fire Protection Engineer I 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7303 wtaylor@springsgov.com
6/5/2017 AttentionFDC shown in/just above a raised planter at the SW corner of the building on the DP. No elevations of the FDC were provided but planter is supposed to be 30" tall.


 

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