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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*****This project is: Hangar, 5755 Taxi Way: new aircraft hangar 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: Utility Service Plan
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. Correct building data required flow and required hydrants based on 50% reduction in required fire flow for fully sprinkled building. 2. Confirm construction type is truely VB. 3. Show FDC on your plans.
Attention***** 2015 IFC B105 FIRE FLOW REQUIREMENT: Size of Bldg. --20000--- sq ft Construction Type --VB---- Fire Sprinklers Y--X--- N----- Required GPM: --2000--- gpm Minimum # of hydrant(s) required: --2--- Max AVG spacing between hydrants: --450--- ft Max hose lay: --225--- ft
FYI*****FIRE FLOW/HYDRANT REQUIREMENTS MET: On this site fire flows are --2500-- 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.
FYI*****2019 NFPA 14: 6.4 FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION: The fire department connection is located on the ---NE Corner-- side of the building and is within --85--- 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 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.
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.
FYICLT 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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