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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)
2/5/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Barnes and Medical View Apartments. Located between Medical View and Bittercreek Drive. 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: --xxx---UTILITY SERVICE PLAN ---xxx--Fire Line -xxx----WATER PLAN --xxx---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. Relocate the wall hydrant as shown per approved DP. Thank you for the Fire Details sheet!
Attention***** 2015 IFC B105 FIRE FLOW REQUIREMENT: Size of Bldg. -119,303---- sq ft Construction Type --v-a---- Fire Sprinklers Y--xxx--- Required GPM: --3250-- gpm Minimum # of hydrant(s) required: --3--- Max AVG spacing between hydrants: ---400-- ft Max hose lay: --225--- ft
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE FLOW/HYDRANT REQUIREMENTS MET: On this site fire flows are --4000-- gpm, and the numbers of hydrant(s) are --acceptable-- 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.
FYI2015 IFC TABLE C105.2 HYDRANT PAINTING REQUIREMENT: Fire hydrants shall be painted in compliance with the adopted fire code. By using this scheme, emergency response crews are provided a quick way to decipher how much water is available.
FYI*****2016 NFPA 14: 6.4.5.4 FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION: The fire department connection is located on the --ACCEPTABLE--- 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) 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 2020 Fee Schedule, --2--- inspections 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) DEW REVIEWER CONTACT: If you have any specific questions or concerns about these comments, please feel free to contact me at: Doreen "Dee" Withee, PE Fire Protection Engineer II, CSFD 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7361 dwithee@springsgov.com
12/31/2019 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Barnes and Medical View Apartments. Located between Medical View and Bittercreek Drive. 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. Label hydrants and provide data and elevations. 2. List building data for each building on cover sheet. 3. Building CB FDC is more than 100 feet from a hydrant. Relocate FDC or provide hydrant closer. 4. Sheet 4 is the only sheet meeting the scale requirement but the building D perimeter is obscured by notes and the hose length can not be verified. Provide a clearer drawing of the perimeter. Hose lay for this building is not to exceed 225 feet. 5. Minimum fire flows are rounded up to the nearest 250 gpm. The required gpm for building D is 3250 gpm. Correct this on the plans. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved(DISAPPROVED) BUILDING DATA The "BUILDING DATA" information must be provided for each building, and should be indicated inside the footprint layout of the building, or just next to the footprint, and on each of your plan sheets that are to be signed by CSFD: Please refer to our Water Supplies Information packet for the required information/template.
Disapproved(DISAPPROVED) BUILDING DATA FOR SEPARATED BUILDINGS In buildings utilizing fire walls, it is important that they be listed slightly differently in the fire department building data, than buildings without. Please use this format, and list each structure as follows: Business Name: Business Address: Total Gross Square Footage of Building: Type(s) of Construction for Each Area: *Ratings of Fire Walls*: Fire Sprinklers -----Yes -----No List size of separate areas formed by Fire Walls - BE ADVISED! Openings are NOT allowed in fire walls used for reduction in fire flow! Bldg A: Bldg B: Sqft: Sqft:: Req'd Fire Flow: Req'd Fire Flow: Req'd Min # Hydrants: Req'd Min # Hydrants: Avg Hydrant Spacing: Avg Hydrant Spacing: Max Hose Lay: Max Hose Lay:
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


 

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