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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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PRIVATE RESIDENCE
05775 LINGER WAY

Review DateStatusComment(s)
4/30/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Residence, 5775 Linger Way: new covered deck addition This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted Editions of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related Standards.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) ACCEPTED CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS/METHODS Roofing materials is listed as being ---ASPHALT TO MATCH HOUSE-- meeting the Class A requirements of Regional Building Code 303.4.61.1 Decking material is listed as being --COMPOSITE--- meeting the requirements for ignition resistant construction. Exterior cladding, is listed as being --STUCCO--- meeting the requirements for ignition resistant construction. Exterior overhangs (canti-lever areas, covered porch/deck ceilings) are listed as being --COMPOSITE BEADBOARD--- meeting the requirements for ignition resistant construction. (See also the Amended 2015 International Fire Code Appendix K Section K104 for hardened structure requirements.)
Attention2015 IFC K102 FUELS MANAGEMENT SAFETY ZONE: Brush patches or clusters may be left in the safety zone, but shall be separated by clear areas of 10-feet or more of noncombustible materials or grass mowed to not more than 4-inches in height. CLEARANCE TO MAIN STRUCTURE: No hazardous brush, trees or shrubs shall be allowed within 15-feet of the main structure or significant accessory structure such as sheds, decks and pergolas. The trunks of deciduous trees may be allowed to be planted as close as 10-feet from structures where approved by the Fire Code Official. Small brush patches not exceeding 100-square feet in size or trees no larger than 15 linear feet in any direction may be allowed to encroach into this zone. PRUNING OF LIMBS: Large trees shall not be allowed to have limbs overlap smaller trees or brush, and shall be pruned of dead limbs to a height up to 10-feet while maintaining a minimum 70% of the tree's crown. Certain tree clusters may be permitted if sufficient clear area is provided and approved by the Fire Code Official. CLEARANCE OF TREE BRANCHES TO STRUCTURES OR APPURTENANCES: Character tree branches shall not extend over or under the roof or eaves, and the canopy or drip-line shall not be within 15-feet of a deck or similar combustible projection, wood burning appliance or chimney unless approved by the Fire Code Official. For additional information concerning this issue - contact our Wildfire Mitigation Administrator at 385-7368 or https://coloradosprings.gov/fire-department/page/wildfire-mitigation-0?mlid=9906
Attention2015 IFC K104 IGNITION-RESISTANT CONSTRUCTION REQUIREMENTS 1. Exterior cladding, eaves and soffits shall be constructed of ignition resistant materials, including but not limited to: fiber-cement board, stucco, masonry/brick, manufactured stone and similar materials. Natural wood/cedar siding, hardboard, vinyl and similar combustibles are not permitted. Natural wood or plastic products used for fascia, trim board materials and trim accents are allowed when painted or as approved. 2. For any portion of the attached structure with projections or overhangs, the area below shall have all horizontal under-floor areas enclosed with ignition resistive materials such as allowed in item 1 above. 3. Exterior doors shall be noncombustible or solid core not less than 1 3/4-inches thick. Windows within doors and glazed doors shall be tempered safety glass or multi-layered glazed panels. 4. Exterior windows shall be a minimum double pane. Tempered panes are preferable but not required. 5. All attic vents shall be screen with wire mesh or hardware cloth having openings no larger than 1/8-inch. Soffit vents are permitted, gable vents may be allowed as approved by the Fire Code Official. 6. Gutters and downspouts of non-combustible construction shall be installed such that the leading edge of the roof is finished with a metal drip edge so that no wood sheathing is exposed. Drip edge shall extend into the gutter. Vinyl gutters may be allowed but must have a noncombustible landing area below the roof line, a minimum of 5-feet from the side of the structure/foundation. Gutter caps are strongly recommended to prevent accumulation of combustible debris in the gutters. 7. Decks and other habitable spaces shall be of ignition resistant or non-combustible decking materials, such as metal or composite materials. Wood is permitted for use for large structural components and railings (ie vertical members). 8. The base of exterior walls, posts or columns shall be protected on the bottom side with provision such as fire resistant foam or wire mesh having openings no larger than 1/8-inch. 9. Chimneys serving fireplaces, and other solid or liquid fueled heating appliances shall have an approved spark arrestor or cap.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) CONSTRUCTION PERMIT REVIEW REQUIREMENTS: Plans for any structure lying within the WUI Overlay area must be approved by the Colorado Springs Fire Department Construction Services prior to issuance of a building permit. Final approval by CSFD on all permits issued by RBD is required prior to issuance of the Certificate of Occupancy.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) SCHEDULING INSPECTIONS Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities. You will need to schedule an inspection at the time of Framing and a final inspection at completion. 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) 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.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS: 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.
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
4/23/2020 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Residence, 5775 Linger Way: new covered deck Date of Plans: 4.9.2020 This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted Editions of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related Standards.
Disapproved*****(DISAPPROVED) INAPPROPRIATE BUILDING MATERIALS --XXX--- Roofing materials is listed as being --NOT IDENTIFIED--- where Class A Roofing materials are required ---XXX-- Decking material is listed as being -NOT IDENTIFIED--- where ignition resistant material is required --XXX--- Exterior overhangs (canti-lever areas, covered porch/deck areas) are listed as being --NOT IDENTIFIED--- where ignition resistant material is required. PROVIDE DETAILS ON THE MATERIALS NOTED ABOVE. PROVIDE MANUFACTURER AND PRODUCT TO BE USED FOR DECKING AND ANY FINISHED CEILING AREAS. WILL UNDERSIDE OF DECK BE FINISHED OR LEFT OPEN TO STRUCTURE?
FYI(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) 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) REVIEWS: 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.
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


 

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