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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.

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08755 SCARBOROUGH DR

Review DateStatusComment(s)
2/6/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: St Gabriel the Archangel, 8755 Scarborough Dr: Church Addition Date of Plans: 11.11.19 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: www.coloradosprings.gov search for Plan and Construction Review.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) IMPACT TO EGRESS AND/OR FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS Egress components and fire protection systems that may be negatively impacted by your scope of work will be required to comply with the currently adopted fire code. As an example, if your work increases the occupant load of a space, the existing egress components will be required to comply with the requirements of the new occupant load.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) CONSTRUCTION SPLICES You are strongly encouraged to have any splices that may occur during this project, reviewed by CSFD. Failure to do so, can result in coordination issues that could prevent a final inspection from being completed, thus delaying the issuance of a Certificate of Occupancy.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) 150-FOOT ACCESS: 2015 IFC 503.1.1 Fire apparatus access roads shall be provided for every structure constructed or moved into or within the jurisdiction and shall be extended to within 150-feet of all exterior portions of the first story of any building.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) ACCESS FOR FIREFIGHTING: 2015 IFC 3310 Approved vehicle access for firefighing shall be provided to all construction/demolition sites. Vehicle access shall be either temporary or permanent roads, capable of supporting vehicle loading under all weather conditions. Vehicle access shall be maintained until permanent fire apparatus access roads are available.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) WATER SUPPLY REQUIRED ON SITE: 2015 IFC 3312 Required water supplies for fire protection, either temporary or permanent, shall be made available as soon as combustible material arrives on the site. It is the responsibility of th owner or their designated representative to ensure an approved water supply is provided.
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) 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 EXTINGUISHERS - COMMERCIAL KITCHENS: 2015 IFC 904.12.5 A Class "K" portable fire extinguisher is required for kitchens equipped with wet chemical fixed fire suppression systems. They must be installed within 30 ft. of the vent hood in a location/direction leading to an exit. ATTENTION: Kitchens with existing 40B:C dry chemical extinguishers shall have them replaced with a Class K listed unit when they are due for either a 6-yr. maintenance inspection and/or a hydrostatic test. Install extinguishers in highly visible and accessible locations, never in a dead-end area, and always try to place them near an exit pathway or at an exit(s). Mount 4" off floor to a maximum of 5 ft. to the top of the fire ext. (HINT: About waist high is perfect.) "FIRE EXTINGUISHER" signs may need to be posted to properly identify where the units are located if they're not highly visible.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) PREMISES IDENTIFICATION DURING CONSTRUCTION: 2017 RBC 312 Temporary address numbers shall be posted at the entrance to the construction site. The numbers shall be legible and visible from the street(s) or road(s) on which the building is addressed. The address numbers shall be at least 12 inches in height. Temporary signs may be made of wood, plastic, or metal. They shall be weather resistant and be maintained until replaced by permanent address numbers.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) KNOX (TM) ENTRY FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS Existing KNOX (TM) Box shall be updated to provide a minimum of 2 sets of labeled keys for all doors and tenants.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) OCCUPANT LOAD THE OCCUPANT LOAD FOR THIS FACILITY IS: 1776 The occupant load, as approved by the Regional Building Department shall be posted in a visible location. This determined number shall not be exceeded under any circumstance.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) ASSEMBLY OCCUPANCIES The following is a list of concerns to be aware of for Assembly Occupancies: Elevator Recall Operational Permits Fire Alarms with Voice Evacuation Crowd Managers Fire Hydrants Fire Safety and Evacuation Plans Fire Lanes Fire Sprinkler and Standpipe Systems Door locking hardware Knox Box Interior and Decorative Finish Occupant Load Signs
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) EMERGENCY LIGHTING AND EXIT SIGNS: 2015 IFC 1008, 1013 Exit Signs and Emergency Lighting shall be in compliance with the adopted building and fire code. Paths of egress will be verified to be compliant, even if they are beyond the scope of work. If your scope of work impacts the means of egress, i.e. a new conference room - the path of egress beyond that scope of work will be verified to make sure occupants can safely egress the building.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) LOCKING HARDWARE: 2015 IFC 1010 All locking and latching devices shall comply with the requirements of the adopted building and fire code.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE SAFETY AND EVACUATION PLAN: 2015 IFC Chapter 4 Your facility requires a fire safety and evacuation plan per Chapter 4 of the adopted fire code as amended. Please submit your plan to the CSFD Division of the Fire Marshal, for review and approval.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS The following systems are present or required in this facility: ---XXX--Fire Alarm System --XXX---Water-Based Suppression System (fire sprinklers, standpipes, etc) -XXX----Commercial Kitchen Hood Suppression System NOTE: non-separated mixed use with accessory E occupancy having occupant load of 46 - no additoinal fire alarm requirements. NOTE: Kitchen equipment schedule shows a griddle, range and fryer - Type I hood and kitchen suppression system is required for this appliances. Applicable Fire Protection System plans shall be submitted to the CSFD Construction Services office in the Regional Development Center.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 10) SCHEDULING 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) 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
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS: 2015 IFC 105.4.4 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 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) PERMITS Insure all applicable permits are obtained from the Regional Building Department and the Colorado Springs Fire Department for the work that is being done at this site.
11/20/2019 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: St Gabriel the Archangel, 8755 Scarborough Dr: Church Addition Date of Plans: 11.11.19 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: www.coloradosprings.gov search for Plan and Construction Review.
Disapproved*****(STANDARD COMMENT 19) 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. Door hardware schedule indicates the use of FAIL SECURE features. This means the doors lock under emergency conditions. This is not permitted. Doors equipped with electronic locking mechanisms must fail SAFE (unlocked) under emergency conditions. Please clarify your intent and document compliance with section 1008 of the 2009 IFC/IBC. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved*****(DISAPPROVED) SITE PLANS: To help us ensure adequate access has been provided to this proposed structure, please provide the following: --X--- Approved Development Plan
Disapproved*****(DISAPPROVED) WATER SUPPLIES To help us ensure there is adequate exterior fire protection, please provide the following: ---X-- Approved Water Plan (mains, hydrants, etc. for new structures in green field development)
Disapproved(DISAPPROVED) TEMPORARY ADDRESS A temporary address has been assigned to these plans. CSFD will not approve the construction plans until the Regional Building Department Enumerations Office has assigned a permanent address to this facility, and has approved the construction 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.
Attention(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) RESUBMITTALS Re-reviews may be submitted back to the CSFD by direct submittal at the Construction Services counter, or through the Regional Building Department's routing system.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED The plans have been resubmitted and SOME of the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1. Exit signs added to Parrish Halls
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) JAH REVIEWER CONTACT: If you have any specific questions or concerns about these comments, please feel free to contact me at: Jeff Hanenberg Senior Fire Code Inspector 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7359 jhanenberg@springsgov.com
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS: 2015 IFC 105.4.4 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 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.
12/17/2018 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: St Gabriel the Archangel, 8755 Scarborough Dr: Church Addition Date of Plans: 11.30.18 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: www.coloradosprings.gov search for Plan and Construction Review.
Disapproved*****(STANDARD COMMENT 19) 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. Parish Halls - additional exit signs are required for the separated halls as they each hold more than 50 occupants. 2. Door hardware schedule indicates the use of FAIL SECURE features. This means the doors lock under emergency conditions. This is not permitted. Doors equipped with electronic locking mechanisms must fail SAFE (unlocked) under emergency conditions. Please clarify your intent and document compliance with section 1008 of the 2009 IFC/IBC. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved*****(DISAPPROVED) SITE PLANS: To help us ensure adequate access has been provided to this proposed structure, please provide the following: --XXX--- Approved Development Plan
Disapproved*****(DISAPPROVED) WATER SUPPLIES To help us ensure there is adequate exterior fire protection, please provide the following: -XXX---- Approved Water Plan (mains, hydrants, etc. for new structures in green field development)
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 or verbally.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) RESUBMITTALS Re-reviews may be submitted back to the CSFD by direct submittal at the Construction Services counter, or through the Regional Building Department's routing system.
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
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS: 2015 IFC 105.4.4 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 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.


 

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