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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.

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OFFICE WAREHOUSE
00155 WINTERS DR

Review DateStatusComment(s)
3/19/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Office/Warehouse, 1556 Winters Dr: new office warehouse building Date of Plans: 1.10.2020 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) 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) 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.
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) BUILDING DATA: Size of Bldg. ---8326-- sq ft Construction Type ---VB--- Fire Sprinklers Y----- N---X-- Required GPM: ---2500-- gpm Minimum # of hydrant(s) required: --3--- Max AVG spacing between hydrants: --450--- ft Max hose lay: ---225-- ft
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE FLOW/HYDRANT REQUIREMENTS MET: On this site fire flows are --5061-- gpm, and the numbers of hydrant(s) are --Adequate-- based on a ACTUAL 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.
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) 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) HIGH PILED - NOT APPROVED - ALL HAZARDS This facility will not be permitted to stock over 12 feet Ordinary hazards nor 6-feet for high hazards, and proper "NO STACKING" signs must be posted throughout the warehouse/stock room as per CSFD requirements.
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 NOT 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 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) DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED The plans have been resubmitted and all the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1. High Pile Waiver form completed. No high pile. 2. Hazmat triage form completed. No hazmat. 3. Fire hydrant flow test provided and verified hydrant spacing on CSU GIS.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) JAH 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
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.
2/10/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Office/Warehouse, 1556 Winters Dr: new office warehouse building Date of Plans: 1.10.2020 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: www.coloradosprings.gov search for Plan and Construction Review.
Disapproved*****(DISAPPROVED) WATER SUPPLIES To help us ensure there is adequate exterior fire protection, please provide the following: ---XXX-- Fire flow report from CSU with map (where there is no new hydrants and/or this is a an infill project. You can requestion one here: https://www.csu.org/Pages/construction-drawing-review.aspx The water plans were designed for the largest building being only 6,000 sqft. The proposed structure is over 8,000 sqft mandating a larger fire flow. Provide a fire flow report for hydrants to show at least 2500 gpm is available.
Disapproved(DISAPPROVED)) HIGH PILE STORAGE Based upon a review of the construction plans, it has been determined that this facility is capable of storing high-pile stock. If you are NOT planning on storing ordinary combustibles over 12-feet (or over 6-ft for high-hazard combustibles) then the owners must complete the NO STACKING AGREEMENT and HIGH PILE STORAGE QUESTIONNAIRE attach it to the construction plans prior to submitting the plans for a fire department re-review. However, if you ARE planning on storing combustibles over the allowable limits, you will need to attach the "CSFD High-Pile Questionnaire" to the plans. All forms and packets are available at https://coloradosprings.gov/fire-department
Disapproved(DISAPPROVED) 'S' OCCUPANCIES Provide a detailed explanation of the exact types of work being done in this facility and what is being stored. Clearly state if there will be hot work, automotive repair, vehicle parking (include GVWR of vehicles), storage (what and how), etc. If there are hazardous materials used for this process, provide detailed information as is listed in our haz-mat HMMP requirements. Fill out and submit our "Hazardous Materials Permit Amount Certification Form." Your haz-mat must be under the exempt amounts for this facility to be considered as a S occupancy.
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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