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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.

 
   

Review DateStatusComment(s)
2/6/2020 ApprovedBldg 10 FDC shown on water plan) needs to slide around a bit to get within 100 feet of either hydrant serving this building. Plans are ready for signatures.
1/2/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: The Creek at Cottonwood Apartments (Formerly Trails at Sunset Ridge Apartments). Located west of Tutt Blvd and Cottonwood Creek. Just north of Spring Water Apartments. This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted edition of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related standards.
Disapproved*****(STANDARD COMMENT) DISAPPROVED COMMENTS The following information and/or corrections are needed prior to completing a full plan review. Please respond, in writing on letterhead, to each of the following comments: 1. Redlined changes have not been made to plans. Plans cannot be signed untill this has been corrected. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CORRECTIONS All corrections and comments are to be submitted back to CSFD in writing, or provide submittal sheets/drawings, etc as requested, to complete the review. Corrections are not accepted over the phone, via fax, email or verbally.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS: 2015 IFC 105.4.4 Colorado Springs Fire Department plan 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 requirements are met as established by the Authority Having Jurisdiction, whether or not the requirements are specifically indicated on the submitted construction documents. The CSFD has reviewed the submittal in accordance with the adopted fire code requirements, 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.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) RTP REVIEWER CONTACT: If you have any specific questions or concerns about these comments, please feel free to contact me at: Roland Peterson Senior Fire Inspector, CSFD 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7369 rpeterson@springsgov.com
5/20/2019 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: The Creek at Cottonwood Apartments (Formerly Trails at Sunset Ridge Apartments). Located west of Tutt Blvd and Cottonwood Creek. Just north of Spring Water Apartments. This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted edition of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related standards.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) SCOPE OF WORK: -XX----WATER PLAN --XX---Site Specific
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) READY FOR SIGNATURES: The water plans appear ready for signature as long as all disapproved comments have been addressed. Please provide one hard copy for CSFD records along with your final copies for our signature.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) RED-LINED COMMENTS The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. Show FDC location for building 10.
Attention***** 2015 IFC B105 FIRE FLOW REQUIREMENT: Size of Bldg. --33,714--- sq ft (Largest Bldg) Construction Type ---VB--- Fire Sprinklers Y--X--- N----- Required GPM: -2500---- gpm Minimum # of hydrant(s) required: --3--- Max AVG spacing between hydrants: --450--- ft Max hose lay: --225--- ft
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE FLOW/HYDRANT REQUIREMENTS MET: On this site fire flows are -2900-3600--- gpm, and the numbers of hydrant(s) are --Adequate-- based on a THEORETICAL Report. This site, based upon the provided theoretical modeled fire flows, appear to meet the minimum flow requirements and/or the number of hydrant(s) for this structure.
FYI*****2016 NFPA 14: 6.4.5.4 FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION: Clubhouse The fire department connection is located on the --NW Corner--- side of the building and is within ---90-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 1 The fire department connection is located on the --NE Corner--- side of the building and is within ---63-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 2 The fire department connection is located on the --NW Corner--- side of the building and is within ---75-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 3 The fire department connection is located on the --SE Corner--- side of the building and is within ---90-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 4 The fire department connection is located on the --SW Corner--- side of the building and is within ---72-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 5 The fire department connection is located on the --SW Corner--- side of the building and is within ---100-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 6 The fire department connection is located on the --SW Corner--- side of the building and is within ---85-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 7 The fire department connection is located on the -SE Corner--- side of the building and is within ---55-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 8 The fire department connection is located on the --SW Corner--- side of the building and is within ---52-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 9 The fire department connection is located on the --SW Corner--- side of the building and is within ---77-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 10 The fire department connection is located on the --NE Corner--- side of the building and is within ---40-- feet of a fire hydrant. Bldg 11 The fire department connection is located on the -SE Corner--- side of the building and is within ---100-- feet of a fire hydrant.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CONTACTS FOR FLOW TESTING HYDRANTS PUBLIC/CITY OWNED HYDRANTS: Contact SEAN HIGBEE, CSU at 668-4595 or via email at shigbee@csu.org to schedule an ACTUAL flow test. Be sure to provide them with a CSFD plan review number to include with their flow reports. CSFD need not be present when City Utilities flow tests hydrants as we will accept their reports. PLEASE ALLOW 1-2 WEEKS NOTICE PRIVATE HYDRANTS: Contact your assigned inspector to schedule a flow test of PRIVATE OWNED hydrants. A contractor capable of performing the test will be required as CSFD Inspectors WITNESS only. CSFD will not accept flow test results we have not witnessed.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) LOOPED MAINS AND TESTING HYDRANTS This site is provided with a looped main. The following hydrants at a minimum, shall be flow tested to verify adequate water supplied. FLOW TEST FOLLOWING HDYRANTS: dH D,E, & F All other hydrants still need to be "burped" to ensure functionality, however a full flow test is not required. Fire Inspectors reserve the right to require flow testing on all new hydrants.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE FLOW TESTING - NEW HYDRANTS: 2015 IFC 3312 All actual hydrant flow tests shall be conducted and witnessed by CSFD prior to the start of construction or the arrival of combustible material on site. It is the responsibility of the owner or their designated representative to ensure an approved water supply is provided.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) SCHEDULING INSPECTIONS 2019 Fee Schedule, --2--- inspections/ --25.5--- 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) REVIEWS: 2015 IFC 105.4.4 Colorado Springs Fire Department plan 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 requirements are met as established by the Authority Having Jurisdiction, whether or not the requirements are specifically indicated on the submitted construction documents. The CSFD has reviewed the submittal in accordance with the adopted fire code requirements, 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.
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
4/1/2019 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: The Creek at Cottonwood Apartments (Formerly Trails at Sunset Ridge Apartments). Located west of Tutt Blvd and Cottonwood Creek. Just north of Spring Water Apartments. This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted edition of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related standards.
Disapproved*****(STANDARD COMMENT) DISAPPROVED COMMENTS The following information and/or corrections are needed prior to completing a full plan review. Please respond, in writing on letterhead, to each of the following comments: 1. Hydrant I is cut off of the enlarged site plan. 2. FDCs for builings 3,7, and 9 need to be relocated so that they are within 100'-0" of a fire hydrant. 3. Additional hydrants are required for building 9 (hydrants provided do no meet the minimum number requried based on the required fire flow). 4. If all apartment buildings have the same square footage, then this needs to be noted on the building data information. Also provide building data information for the clubhouse. 5. Provide Fire Line Intergrity Test information to your plans. 6. The most current plan review application must be provided with your plans. The current plan review applicaiton can be found on our website at: https://coloradosprings.gov/sites/default/files/inline-images/water_plan_review_application_2018.pdf Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CORRECTIONS All corrections and comments are to be submitted back to CSFD in writing, or provide submittal sheets/drawings, etc as requested, to complete the review. Corrections are not accepted over the phone, via fax, email or verbally.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) THE DISAPPROVED ITEMS MAY NOT CONSITITUE A COMPLETE LIST OF VIOLATIONS. It is the responsibility of the design professional to conduct a complete re-review of the plans for additional violations of the adopted codes/standards and incorrect information prior to resubmitting.
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


 

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