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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.

MONUMENT ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL
04303 PINEHURST CIR

Review DateStatusComment(s)
3/3/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Monument Academy High School 4303 Pinehurst Cir, New School, 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*****DESIGNER/INSTALLER INFORMATION Fire Alarm system was designed by: STILSON ELECTRIC Fire alarm system is being installed by: SAME
FYI***** FIRE ALARM SYSTEM DESIGN: ---XXX--Manual/AUTOMATIC AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS: --XXX---Elevator Recall --XXX---2-Way Elevator Lobby Communications XXX-----Duct Detector --XXX---Waterflow -XXX----Door Release
FYI*****(COMMERCIAL) MONITORING - DELEGATED PROJECT - EL PASO COUNTY Off-site monitoring of this fire alarm system is required and shall be provided by an approved monitoring agency. The phone number to be used to report a fire emergency is (719) 390-5555. Monitoring Method is: --XXX--- Cellular
FYILICENSED 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.
FYICOMPLETION DOCUMENTS AND DOCUMENT CABINET: The following documents/records shall be provided in a DOCUMENT CABINET: 1. Owner's manual and manufacturer's published instructions for all system equipment 2. Record/As-Built drawings 3. Completed/Updated Record of Completion 4. For software based systems, record copy of site-specific software 5. Certificate of Installation A DOCUMENT CABINET SHALL BE PROVIDED FOR ALL NEW SYSTEM INSTALLATIONS! NFPA 72: 7.5 and 7.7
FYIPRE-TEST REQUIREMENT: Before requesting final approval of the installation, the installing contractor shall furnish a written statement that the system has been installed in accordance with approved plans and testing in accordance with the manufacturer's published instructions and the appropriate NFPA requirements. (10.18.1.3) CSFD requires a 100% pre-test - Evidence may be documented on the Record of Completion.
FYIACCEPTANCE TESTING: At the time of this inspection the Fire Inspector will expect ALL devices involved in this fire alarm project to be tested. The installer should be aware of the fact that in a larger facility there may be a need to isolate the fire alarm system to only the area being tested. The alarm installer is to insure that building owner and/or manager and the General Contractor has been informed of the test criteria, time and date of the test, and have given their approval. Acceptance testing shall be completed in accordance with Chapter 14 of NFPA 72
FYISTATE PROJECTS ROUGH-IN PERMIT AND INSPECTIONS: All Fire Alarm systems wiring installed within the City of Colorado Springs must be inspected by the State Electrical Inspector PRIOR TO the Fire Final on the system. The State Electrical Inspector shall sign in the appropriate space on the CSFD permit card that the rough-inspection has been done and approved.
FYI*****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.
FYIPLAN 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.
FYIREVIEWS: 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. (105.4.4)"
FYIAS-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.
FYIDEW 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
2/13/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Monument Academy High School 4303 Pinehurst Cir, New School, State Project Delegated Review for Tri-Lakes FPD 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.
FYIREVIEWS: 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. (105.4.4)"
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. CO detection is shown in Boiler Room, however ALL RTUs are gas fired appliances according to Construction plans. Designer to re-evaluate whether further CO detection is required per 2015 IFC section 915. In the event further detection is not required, the designer shall provide all code sections applicable that would allow excluding detection. 2. Mechanical drawings have notes written on them indicating possible fire/smoke dampers. Designer shall review mechanical drawings and provide back a written response whether FSDs are present or not and alter drawings accordingly for detection and operation. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
FYICORRECTIONS 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.
AttentionTHE 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***** DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED The plans have been resubmitted and all the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1. Correct address of this project. CORRECTED 2. Provide CSFD plan review # on our plans. PROVIDED 3. ADS table must be specific for this project. Correct table to reflect correct room uses for this project and remove references to medical related room uses. ADS TABLE NOW JOB SPECIFIC 4. Correct building data information for this project. CORRECTED 5. This project requires elevator lobby communication per IFC 1009.8. Who is providing this system? STILSON PROVIDING 6. Provide ceiling heights in areas with ceiling mounted devices. PROVIDED 7. Sheet FA-3: Most of the notification devices in the 1st floor classroom wing are exceeding the maximum spacing off walls per NFPA 72, Table 18.5.5.5.1(b). CORRECTED CANDELA 8. Sheet FA-3: What is the heat detector in Science Classroom 1304 protecting? CUSTOMER REQUEST DUE TO TYPE OF CLASSROOMS 9. Provide pull stations at both 2nd floor stairwells. PROVIDED 10. Sheet FA-4: Faculty Lounge 2007 and Media 2005 are exceeding the maximum spacing off walls per NFPA 72, Table 18.5.5.5.1(b). CORRECTED SPACING 11. Travel distance from 2nd floor boiler room to either of the pull stations required per review comment #9 appears to exceed 200'. Provide additiona pull station at 2nd floor Commons area. PROVIDED ADDITIONAL PULL STATION 12. Add smoke detector above communicator, or move communicator next to FACP. MOVED COMMUNICATOR TO FACP
FYIJAH 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 jeff.hanenberg@coloradosprings.gov
1/22/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Monument Academy High School 4303 Pinehurst Cir, New School, State Project Delegated Review for Tri-Lakes FPD 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.
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. Correct address of this project. 2. Provide CSFD plan review # on our plans. 3. ADS table must be specific for this project. Correct table to reflect correct room uses for this project and remove references to medical related room uses. 4. Correct building data information for this project. 5. This project requires elevator lobby communication per IFC 1009.8. Who is providing this system? 6. Provide ceiling heights in areas with ceiling mounted devices. 7. Sheet FA-3: Most of the notification devices in the 1st floor classroom wing are exceeding the maximum spacing off walls per NFPA 72, Table 18.5.5.5.1(b). 8. Sheet FA-3: What is the heat detector in Science Classroom 1304 protecting? 9. Provide pull stations at both 2nd floor stairwells. 10. Sheet FA-4: Faculty Lounge 2007 and Media 2005 are exceeding the maximum spacing off walls per NFPA 72, Table 18.5.5.5.1(b). 11. Travel distance from 2nd floor boiler room to either of the pull stations required per review comment #9 appears to exceed 200'. Provide additiona pull station at 2nd floor Commons area. 12. Add smoke detector above communicator, or move communicator next to FACP. 13. Review stopped. No review of battery calculations or voltage drop calculations has been performed. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
FYICORRECTIONS 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.
AttentionTHE 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.
FYICLT 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 Colorado Springs Fire Department Division of the Fire Marshal 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7303 wtaylor@springsgov.com


 

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