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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.

CARMEL MIDDLE SCHOOL HARRISON D 2 MAIN
01700 CHELTON RD

Review DateStatusComment(s)
3/13/2020 FYI*****This project is: Carmel Middle School, 1740 Pepperwood 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. Plans were brought in for signatures without a fire flow. Fire Flow on record dated 8/13/2019 showing hydrant 1025-F shows 2600 gpm at 99 psi. This hydrant shows 3500 gpm on the plans. Either a fire flow showing 3500 gpm for one hydrant is to be provided or a simultanious fire flow showing 3500 gpm is to be provided. 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.
FYITHE 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.
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: 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.
FYIRTP 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 roland.peterson@coloradosprings.gov
2/26/2020 FYI*****This project is: Carmel Middle School, 1740 Pepperwood 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*****SCOPE OF WORK: Install 3 new private hydrants and one fire service line for a new school.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) READY FOR SIGNATURES: The water plans appear ready for signature. Please provide one hard copy for CSFD records along with your final copies for our signature. Be sure you have addressed any red-lined comments.
FYI*****RED-LINED COMMENTS The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to signature and/or final inspection: 1. Provide CSU fire flow report. 2. Per 2015 IFC Appendex C103.2 358' avarage spacing is acceptable due to more than one existing hydrant being used to calculate the average.
Attention***** 2015 IFC B105 FIRE FLOW REQUIREMENT: Size of Bldg. -100098---- sq ft Construction Type --IIB---- Fire Sprinklers Y-X---- N----- Required GPM: --3500--- gpm Minimum # of hydrant(s) required: --4--- Max AVG spacing between hydrants: --350--- ft Max hose lay: --210--- ft
FYI*****FIRE FLOW/HYDRANT REQUIREMENTS MET: On this site fire flows are --3500-- gpm, and the numbers of hydrant(s) are --adequate-- 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.
FYIPRIVATE FIRE HYDRANTS: Private fire hydrants shall be recorded with the title at the Clerk and Recorder's Office
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*****2019 NFPA 14: 6.4 FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION: The fire department connection is located on the ---East-- side of the building and is within --100--- feet of a fire hydrant.
FYICONTACTS 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: 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*****LOOPED MAINS AND TESTING HYDRANTS This site is provided with a looped main. The following hydrants at a minimum, shall be flow tested to verify adequate water supplied. FLOW TEST FOLLOWING HDYRANTS: All other hydrants still need to be "burped" to ensure functionality, however a full flow test is not required. Fire Inspectors reserve the right to require full flow testing on all new hydrants.
FYIFIRE 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.
FYIFIRELINE INSPECTIONS: State regulations mandate a certified fire inspection conduct both a Visual inspection and the hydrostatic and flush tests. Be sure to call us out early to conduct a visual inspection prior to the fireline being buried.
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 with at least 5 business days lead 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: 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.
FYIRTP 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 roland.peterson@coloradosprings.gov


 

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