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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.

VERIZON GENERATOR BUILDING
04333 ARROWSWEST DR

Review DateStatusComment(s)
4/18/2013 AttentionAcceptance Testing procedures received by this office.
4/17/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Verizon Wireless Generator Building, 4333 Arrowswest Dr: new generator and fuel storage tank building Date of Plans: 8.15.12 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 1. From www.springsgov.com, select CITY AGENCIES then FIRE 2. Click on FIRE CODE ENFORCEMENT. 3. Click on REVIEW PLANS STATUS in the gray box 4. Then select VIEW PLAN REVIEW STATUS. 5. Scroll down to the correct address. You may then select APPROVED/DISAPPROVED to view comments associated with that particular project.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 3) The special hazard suppression system is being installed by: WESTFIRE This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted International Building Code, International Fire Code and the most recent editions of the applicable NFPA standards.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 3) SPECIAL HAZARD SUPPRESSION SYSTEM DESIGN: Type of System: DELUGE/OPEN WATER MIST Size of System: 1500 GALLONS Hazard Protected: GENERATORS NOTES: System is activated via UV/IR detectors No FDC provided or required for these systems
Attention*****(STANDARD COMMENT 4) REDLINED COMMENTS: The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. Acceptance test procedures shall be provided to CSFD prior to final inspection in accordance with 2010 NFPA 750 12.1.1.
FYI(WATER MIST) FLUSH AND HYDROSTATIC TESTING: UNDERGROUND PIPING: All piping and attached appurtenances subjected to system working pressure shall be hydrostatically tested at 200 psi or 50 psi in excess of the system working pressure, which ever is greater, and shall maintain that pressure +/- 5 psi for 2 hours. (2010 NFPA 750) The Flush and Hydrostatic test of fire service mains and lead-in piping to system risers is to be completed and approved prior to connecting the riser to the underground mains and/or lead-ins. The flushing and pressure test is to be witnessed and approved in writing by a member of the Colorado Springs Fire Dept. ABOVE GROUND PIPING: All piping and attached appurtenances subjected to system working pressure shall be hydrostatically tested at 200 psi or 50 psi in excess of the system working pressure, which ever is greater, and shall maintain that pressure without loss for 2 hours. Note - This is to include the piping between the fire department connection and the check valve. (NFPA 13:24.2.)
FYI(WATER MIST) OPERATIONAL TESTS Full operational tests shall be conducted in accordance with 2010 NFPA 750:12.2.6.
FYI(WATER MIST) INFORMATION SIGN A design information sign shall be provided as reqwuired by 2010 NFPA 750.
FYI(WATER MIST) AIR TEST An Air test shall be conducted for minimum 24 hours on dry and deluge systems in accordance with 201 NFPA 750
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 5) INDICATION OF SYSTEM ACTIVATION: An audible OR visual indication shall be provided that the system has operated, that personnel response is needed, and that the system is inneed of recharge. (IFC 904.3.4)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 6) FIRE ALARM SYSTEM CONNNECTIONS: The extinguishing system shall be connected to the fire alarm system, if provided, in accordance with NFPA 72. (IFC 904.3.5)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) LICENSED INSTALLER/SERVICE TECHNICIAN An On-Site Installer/Service Technicial shall supervise all on-site work on any fire protection system. This On-Site Installer shall have a current Installer Certificate (RBD Wallet Card), on his/her person, while on the job site.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 8) CERTIFICATE OF INSTALLATION: It is the installer's responsibility to certify through this form that the system has been properly installed and tested. The form is to be filled out in its entirety PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRE INSPECTOR that is conducting the final inspection and/or the acceptance test of the system. FINAL INSPECITONS WILL NOT BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT THIS FORM BEING COMPLETED.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 9) MANUFACTURER'S DATA The approved set of system plans, manufacture's product data sheets on all equipment being installed, and the installation permit are to be on site for all fire department inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 10) INSPECTIONS 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. 20001234 - HM -2 or 20000012 - CN - 1) The CSFD Approved sets of plans are to be on site for all inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 12) JAH - SCHEDULING INSPECTIONS: Your assigned inspector is Jeff Hanenberg. Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 15) PLAN 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.
3/13/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Verizon Wireless Generator Building, 4333 Arrowswest Dr: new generator and fuel storage tank building Date of Plans: 8.15.12 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 1. From www.springsgov.com, select CITY AGENCIES then FIRE 2. Click on FIRE CODE ENFORCEMENT. 3. Click on REVIEW PLANS STATUS in the gray box 4. Then select VIEW PLAN REVIEW STATUS. 5. Scroll down to the correct address. You may then select APPROVED/DISAPPROVED to view comments associated with that particular project.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 3) The special hazard suppression system is being installed by: WESTFIRE This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted International Building Code, International Fire Code and the most recent editions of the applicable NFPA standards.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS: 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 requirement are met as established by the Authority Having Jurisdiction, whether of not the requirements are specifically indicated on the submitted construction documents. The CSFD has reviewed the submittal in accordance with the fire code requirements of the 2003 International Fire Code, 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. (105.4.4)
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT 20) 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. Wheelock installation instructions are obsolete. 2. No cut sheets were provided for the following: piping, wiring, fittings, hangers/supports, mini monitor module or key switch. 3. What temperature setting are the addressable heat detectors at? 4. What candella rating(s) will be used with the visual appliances (these are supposed to be highlighted on teh cut sheets) 5. part/model number of the uv/ir detectors on the plans does not match the cut sheet provided - please clarify. 6. the part/model number on the regulator on the material list is not a good number - please clarify 7. Listing information per Section 5.6 of 2010 NFPA 750 shall be provided on the nozzles. 8. Is this system a local application, total compartment application or zoned application system? 9. Design manual was not provided - I cannot determine compliance without a design manual. 10. Sheet 2 - Zones 1 and 2 are indicated in low air pressure switch listing, but then the piping schematic shows an additional 8 zones but none of the zones are called out on the detection/notification layout of this sheet. Please clarify. 11. Provide an elevation section for UV/IR detector showing hazard covered, the elevation and orientation and the field of view. 12. Test connections per 7.10 do not appear to be provided. 13. If a sigle generator zone is activated, with the neighboring generators also shut down or only the affected generator? NFPA 750 requires a complete step-by-step descritpion of the system sequence. 14. Hydraulic calculations provided do not meet the documentation requirements of 11.2. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT 23) 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 AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIOR TO RESUBMITTING.
2/19/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Verizon Wireless Generator Building, 4333 Arrowswest Dr: new generator and fuel storage tank building Date of Plans: TBD
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 6) The WATER MIST system is being installed by: westfire This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted International Building Code, International Fire Code, and the 2010 editions of NFPA Standard 750 as applicable. CSFD does not allow any combustibles into a building until a sprinkler system has passed it's final acceptance test performed by CSFD Inspector's.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) REVIEWS: 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 requirement are met as established by the Authority Having Jurisdiction, whether of not the requirements are specifically indicated on the submitted construction documents. The CSFD has reviewed the submittal in accordance with the fire code requirements of the 2003 International Fire Code, 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. (105.4.4)
Disapproved*****(STANDARD COMMENT 42) DISAPPROVED COMMENTS: The following information and/or corrections are needed prior to conducting a full plan review. PLEASE RESPOND IN WRITING ON LETTERHEAD TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING COMMENTS: 1. Incorrect address is provided 2. What is the delay in reporting a/c power loss? 3. symbol legend does not apply to this submittal as it is for the data center and FM-200 systems, not the water mist system. 4. What type of nozzle is being used? Automatic, non-autmatic, hybrid? cut sheets do not call out the spcific model of nozzle that is to be used as required. 5. Is this system pre-engineered, engineered, wet/dry; local application or total flooding? 6. Provide the listing information on the nozzles as required by 5.6.1 of NFPA 750. Review stopped, incomplete information. Date on plans is 4.15.13 which is interesting since it occurs in the future. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT 43) PLAN REVIEW NUMBER: All plans submitted are required to have the FIRE DEPARTMENT "PLAN REVIEW NUMBER" provided on the submitted plans. This Number can be obtained from the general contractor, and is a specific number assigned to each individual project reviewed by the CSFD. All projects have a plan review number assigned.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT 45) THE 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 AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIOR TO RESUBMITTING.


 

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