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00849 TEJON ST

Review DateStatusComment(s)
4/29/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Robson Arena, 849 N Tejon St: new hocky arena You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 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) 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 TEST RESULTS REQUIRED - EXISTING HYDRANTS: 2015 IFC 3312 Actual hydrant flow test results dated within 5 years shall be provided prior to the arrival of combustible material on the construction site.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CONTACTS FOR FLOW TESTING HYDRANTS PUBLIC/CITY OWNED HYDRANTS: Contact SEAN HIGBEE, CSU at 668-4595 or via email at 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.
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) ADDRESSING: 2015 IFC 505.1; 2017 RBC 312 Address shall be posted on street addressed side of structure. Minimum 5" numbers with 1/2" stroke. Contrasting color to background. (2009 IFC 505.1)
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 NEW BUILDINGS: 2015 IFC 506 KNOX (TM) ----XXX--Box is required at this location. It is recommended that all KNOX (TM) boxes be placed in a highly accessible location approximately 10 feet off of the ground, and usually placed near the front entrance to the building. KNOX (TM) Security Equipment is the only approved type, and must be ordered online directly from Knox at To complete the order you will need our local fire department name ("Colorado Springs Fire Dept-NC") or the address where the equipment will be installed. ***************ALLOW AT LEAST 4 WEEKS DELIVERY TIME ************************* YOUR FINAL WILL NOT BE APPROVED WITHOUT THE KNOX SECURITY EQUIPMENT INSTALLED! YOU MUST ALSO CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT LEAST 1 WEEK PRIOR TO YOUR REQUEST FOR FIRE FINALS TO ARRANGE FOR A CSFD FIRE INSPECTOR TO MEET YOU AT THE SITE TO INSTALL PROPER KEYS FOR THE BUILDING INTO THE KNOX SECURITY UNIT.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) OCCUPANT LOAD 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) OPERATIONAL PERMITS: 2015 IFC 105.6 An Operational Permit is required for the following process(es) indicated on your submittal documents: --XXX---Hazardous Materials Please contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978 for additional information.
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) HAZ-MAT TRIAGE FORM The hazardous materials triage form has been completed, submitted and attached to the building plans. This form states that there WILL be hazardous materials in amounts exceeding permit or maximum allowable quantities at this facility. CSFD Inspectors will verify this when the Fire final inspections of the occupancy are conducted.
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 --XX---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) 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
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.
3/10/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Robson Arena, 849 N Tejon St: new hocky arena Electronic Plan Review Rapid Response Date of Plans: 2/24/20 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 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. Building Square footage on sheet G110 does not match the square footage on the code study form. 2. Remove all information not associated with Arena Building. 3. Door B114 on the Life Safety Plan does not swing in the direction of egress. Ensure exit sign is place on correct egress side of door. 4. Clarrify how elevor is meeting IFC 109.2.1 serving 4th floor. 5. Provide specifications for door hardware groups. 6. Add exit sign where corridor offsets north of Wet Room A134. 7. Senior Arts 121 occupancy load exceeds 50. Provide emergency lights per IFC 1008 8. Weight Room 134 has an occupancy load of 50, provide exit and emergency lights per IFC 1008 & 1013 9. Provide exit sign at corridor egress door norht of Weight Room 134. 10. Multipurpose Room 212 has an occupancy load over 50. Provide exit signs at both egress doors. 11. Provide emergency lighting in stairwell 230 concourse level. 12. Club level, west side, it appears the emergency lighting in this area does not meet the minimum illumination per IFC 1008 13. Club level, add additional exit sign midway of corridor to meet the maximum spacing requirements of IFC 1013. 14. Is the generator diesl or natural gas? 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
Disapproved(DISAPPROVED) CARBON DIOXIDE It appears that carbon dioxide will be used in this facility. Prior to approval of these plans we will need a CSFD CO2 declaration completed, signed, dated, and returned with construction set of plans. You fill find this enclosed or you can access it on our website.
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) 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


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