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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.

ENT HEADQUARTERS
11550 ENT PKWY

Review DateStatusComment(s)
5/19/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Ent Headquarters 11550 Ent Pkwy New 5 Story Office Building You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: www.coloradosprings.gov search for Plan and Construction Review.
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) TIMING OF INSTALLATION OF ACCESS ROADS: 2015 IFC 501.4 Fire department access roads shall be made serviceable prior to and during the time of construction except when approved alternative methods of protection are provided.
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.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE EXTINGUISHERS NOT REVIEWED PLAN REVIEWS DO NOT INCLUDE REVIEW OF TYPE, SIZE OR PLACEMENT OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS. Fire extinguisher type, size and placement shall be in accordance with the requirements of the currently adopted International Fire Code and the current edition of NFPA 10. The general fire extinguisher requirement for commercial structures is met with a typical dry chemical fire extinguisher with a minimum of 2A10BC rating. If there are special hazards in this building there may be requirements for specific or different fire extinguishers and this should be discussed with the reviewer at Colorado Springs Fire Department. If the owner and/or occupant wishes to deviate from the fire extinguisher listed above, please contact your inspector and/or plan reviewer early in the project to avoid delays at the time of final.
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) HAZ-MAT REVIEW REQUIRED Based upon the information provided, a hazardous materials review is required. Your plans have been forwarded to the HazMat reviewer.
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 --xxx---Elevator Recall --xxx---2-Way Communications for Elevators Applicable Fire Protection System plans shall be submitted to the CSFD Construction Services office in the Regional Development Center.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM PLANS NOT REVIEWED There were fire protection system plans attached to the construction plans, however, they were not reviewed due to lack of specification sheets, calculations, etc. The sub-contractors for these systems must submit these plans for our review, and obtain separate permits from the CSFD for the installation of said systems. No work is allowed to begin without proper permits.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) TEMPORARY STANDPIPES: 2015 IFC 3313 This building requires standpipes due to height. A minimum of one temporary standpipe shall be provided for use during construction. Said temporary standpipe shall be installed when the progress of construction is not more than 40 feet in height above the lowest level of fire deparment access. Hose connections shall be provided at accessible locations, adjacent to usable stairs. The standipipe shall be extended as construction progresses to within one floor of the highest point of construction having secured deck/flooring.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) ELEVATOR RECALL: 2015 IFC 607 Elevator recall is required to be provided, and it must be tied into the fire alarm systems as per adopted code requirements. In facilties without a building fire alarm system, the smoke detectors for elevator recall shall be connected to a dedicated fire alarm system control unit that shall be designated as "Elevator Recall Control and Supervisory Panel" and this panel shall be located in a normally occupied location.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) ELEVATOR LOBBY 2-WAY COMMUNICATION: 2015 IFC 1009.8 Per the adopted fire and building codes, 2-way communication is required to be provided at the elevator landings above and/or below the level of exit disharge.
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) HAZMAT AND HIGHPILE INSPECTIONS All HazMat and High Pile Inspections must be completed prior to the Construction Final inspection
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.
3/31/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Ent Headquarters 11550 Ent Pkwy New 5 Story Office Building Date of Plans: 3.17.2020 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) FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM PLANS NOT REVIEWED There were fire protection system plans attached to the construction plans, however, they were not reviewed due to lack of specification sheets, calculations, etc. The sub-contractors for these systems must submit these plans for our review, and obtain separate permits from the CSFD for the installation of said systems. No work is allowed to begin without proper permits.
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. Sheet ILS.05 - board room doors shall swing in the direction of egress travel. 2. Stair 4 - verify door swing on stair 4 from dining room to stair. 3. Provide a total occupant load for the building. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved(DISAPPROVED) HAZARDOUS MATERIALS: Provide completed Hazarous Materials Operations Triage form for all Use/Dispensing/Storage of Hazardous Materials and Flammable Liquids that will be used within this facility. Provide an inventory list, including their uses and amounts, for all chemicals and/or compressed gases, you indicated Yes to on the HazMat Triage Form. List of chemicals to be categorized according to 2009 IFC Table 105.6.20. PLEASE INSURE YOU ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE FORMS, AND FILL OUT THE REQUESTED INFORMATION. All forms and packets are available at https://coloradosprings.gov/fire-department NOTE: DIESEL GENERATOR NOTED ON ELECTRICAL SHEETS
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) 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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