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 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)
2/14/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Scheels Sporting Goods, 1226 Interquest Pkwy New Sporting Goods Store Phased Submittal Rapid Response Project PLANS HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR SPRINKLER AND FIRE PUMP ONLY! SEPERATE REVISION MUST BE PROVIDED AND APPROVED FOR STANDPIPES 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: Rapid Fire Protection 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: NFPA 13 Wet Type of head (s): ELO 11.2K UR & Dry Pend; 5.6K QR/SR Pend, UR, HSW, Dry Pend HSW Design Criteria: .1/1500, .2/1500, .3/2000, .4/2000 Adjustments: 30% increase for slopped ceilings; 25% reduction for high temp heads in EH areas Storage areas have been designed for unexpanded stable exposed group A plastics stored up to 15'
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FLEXIBLE SPRINKLER CONNECTIONS AND HEAT TRACE: Flex Connections: YES Brand: Victaulic AH-2 72" with maximum of 4 bends Equivalent Length: 37.5' UL 2443/FM 1637 Complaint: Yes Heat is being provided in ceiling cavity above loading dock to provide freeze protection for sprinkler piping.
Approved/Corrected*****(STANDARD COMMENT) RED-LINED COMMENTS The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. Due to proximity of FDC and pump test connection. Provide signs above each connection identifying the use of each connection. 2. Storage areas appear to be beam construction. Ensure that beams are not obstructing sprinkler coverage. 3. FP-8: What is area west of Seating A123J? Does this area require sprinkler protection? 4. FP-9: 11.2K UR sprinkler heads are overspaced (exceed 100 sq ft) in Receiving A124 (SW of Janitor Room B130). 5. FP-10: Sprinkler head in Storage B141 (SW of Column lines J/1) exceeds 6'-0" off wall. 6. FP-10: Sprinkler heads in Cooler B142 and Freezer B143 are overspaced (exceed 130 sq ft spacing). 7. FP-10: Sprinkler head in Service Lobby C160 is overspaced off south wall. 8. FP-10: Sprinkler head in Controller C161 is overspaced off west wall. 9. FP-11: Opening for Stair 7 is not clear, ensure sprinkler protection is properly spaced to opening. 10. FP-11: Sprinkler lines in Storage D175 scale out to be closer than 6'-0" apart. 11. FP-11: Walls surrounding Auquarium Equipment D172 are not clear. Ensure proper sprinkler protection is provided. 12. FP-13: 4 sprinkler heads on east side of Customer Service Lobby A104 are overspaced (exceed 130 sq ft). 13. FP-14: Sprinkler head in Youth Retail B128, south of Play Area B139 exceeds 7'-6" off wall. 14. FP-15: Sprinkler head in SE Corner of Gina's Service Line B147 is overspaced off wall. 15. FP-16: 2 sprinkler heads in Cashier A100 are overspaced (exceed 130 sq ft). 16. FP-16: Sprinkler heads on north branchline in Storage D100M are overspaced. Branchline is 6'-0" off wall which means that the sprinkler heads on the branchlines cannot exceed 8'-4" apart to maintain 100 sq ft maximum spacing. 17. FP-18: Sprinkler head in Event Storage A229 is overspaced (exceed 130 sq ft spacing). 18. FP-19: Sprinkler heads on the north end of Break Room A240 are overspaced. This rooms exceeds 800 sq ft, so you cannot use the small room rule. 19. FP-19: Change sprinkler heads in Showers B252A and B253A to quick response heads. 20. FP-21: Revison will be required to be submitted and approved by CSFD for sprinkler protection within Mountain A201. 21: FP-23/24: Sprinkler heads in Gun Shop A211/B261 appear to be overspaced next to transition to skylight roof. 22. FP-24: Sprinkler head in Mezzanine B204M (hydraulic head node 6026) is overspaced (exceeds 100 sq ft spacing). 23. FP-24: Sprinkler heads in Retail B269 (hydraulic head nodes 6064 & 6066) are too close together. 24. FP-25/26: Sprinkler heads in Home Decor C264 appear to be overspaced next to transition to the skylight roof.
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 --NE Corner--- of the building.
FYI*****(FIRE PUMP) DESIGN INFORMATION: ---XX--Electric - No. of Test Header Outlets: --4--- Location of Test Header: ---NE Side of Building-- Rated --45--- gpm, at --1000--- psi
FYI(FIRE PUMP) CERTIFICATES OF FLUSH AND HYDROSTATIC TESTING The installing contractor shall furnish certificates for flushing and hydrostatic testing prior to the start of acceptance testing. (2013 NFPA 20:14)
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) 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.
Attention(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. NOTE! CSFD will no longer be providing these forms as they are now available online at: 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 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) 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
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: CORRECTIONS FOR STANDPIPES 1. Due to the floor space exceeding 80,000 sq ft, 2 most demanding stairwells must be calculated to flow 500 gpm per NFPA 14, 2. You are not showing hose valves for roof top protection per IFC 905.4, NFPA 14, & Due to the roof being seperated by the skylight, a hose valve for roof protection will need to be provided on either side of skylight roof. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.


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