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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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CENTENNIAL SPORTS AIR DOME
05120 CENTENNIAL BL

Review DateStatusComment(s)
10/11/2012 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Centennial Sports Academy, 5120 Centennial Bl: new air supported sports dome - no spectator seating Date of Plans: 4.13.12 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 1. From www.pprbd.org, select PLAN REVIEW then FIND PLANS next COLORADO SPRINGS 2. Scroll down to the correct address. You may then select APPROVED/DISAPPROVED to view comments associated with that particular project.
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 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. 2009 IFC 503.1.1
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) WATER SUPPLY REQUIRED ON SITE Required water supplies for fire protection, either temporary or permanent, shall be made available as soon as combustible material arrives on the site. (2009 1412)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE FLOW TESTING - NEW HYDRANTS: All actual hydrant flow tests shall be conducted prior to the start of construction or the arrival of combustible material on site. It is the responsibility of the owner or their designated representative to ensure an approved water supply is provided.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CONTACTS FOR FLOW TESTING HYDRANTS PUBLIC/CITY OWNED HYDRANTS: Contact SEAN HIGBEE, CSU at 668-4595 or via email at shigbee@csu.org 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.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE EXTINGUISHERS Fire Extinguishers shall be provided in accordance with Section 906 of the 2009 IFC. Install extinguishers in highly visible and accessible locations, never in a dead-end area, and always try to place them near an exit pathway or at an exit(s). Mount 4" off floor to a maximum of 5 ft. to the top of the fire ext. (HINT: About waist high is perfect.) "FIRE EXTINGUISHER" signs may need to be posted to properly identify where the units are located if they're not highly visible.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) ADDRESSING 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) KNOX (TM) ENTRY FOR NEW BUILDINGS KNOX (TM) ------Box ------Switch ---4---Padlock 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 directly through the CSFD Division of the Fire Marshal at 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7, or by calling (719) 385-5982. ***************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 FOR THIS FACILITY IS:467 The occupant load, calculated 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: Fire Alarms with Voice Evacuation Fire Hydrants Fire Lanes Door locking hardware Interior and Decorative Finish Occupant Load Signs
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) EXIT SIGNS AND EMERGENCY LIGHTING: 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: All locking and latching devices shall comply with the requirements of the adopted building and fire code.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) HIGH PILED-NOT APPROVED This facility will not be permitted to stock over 12 feet, and proper "NO STACKING OVER 12' " signs must be posted throughout the warehouse/stock room as per CSFD requirements.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) NATURAL GAS FUELED GENERATORS Where the gas supply is connected to the building gas supply system, it shall be connected on the supply side of the main gas shutoff valve and marked as supplying an emergency generator. The building's main gas shutoff valve shall be marked or tagged to indicate The existence of the separate EPS shutoff valve. Valving for natural gas-fueled prime movers should be configured so that the gas supply to the prime mover cannot be inadvertently or intentionally shut off by anyone other than qualified personnel such as the gas supplier. If valves are placed in an isolated area, a secure area or locking the valve open is recommended. 2005 NFPA 110
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS The following systems are present or required in this facility: --XXX---Fire Alarm System Applicable Fire Protection System plans shall be submitted to the CSFD Construction Services office in the Regional Development Center.
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) SCHEDULING INSPECTIONS: Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities.
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. Vehicle airlock is for maintenance and equipment only - plans states this facility will not be used for storage, RV/Boat shows or other exhibition type shows.
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 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. (105.4.4)
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.
9/27/2012 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Centennial Sports Academy 5120 Centennial Bl New air supported sports dome Date of Plans: 04/13/12 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 1. From www.pprbd.org, select PLAN REVIEW then FIND PLANS next COLORADO SPRINGS 2. Scroll down to the correct address. You may then select APPROVED/DISAPPROVED to view comments associated with that particular project.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) REVISION: Revision Sequence: Fourth Scope of Revision: Address review disapproval comments Date of Revision: 09/20/12
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) Water plans have still not been approved and are therefore not attached as required. 2) NOTE: EMERGENCY LIGHTING MUST ILLUMINATE THE ENTIRE EGRESS PATH THROUGHOUT THE STRUCTURE. (2) FIXTURES MAY NOT MEET THIS REQUIRMENT AND WILL HOLD UP FINAL SIGN-OFF IF THE LIGHTING IS NOT ADEQUATE. 3) No information was provided addressing the "vehicle air-lock". Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) WATER PLANS The City APPROVED" fire hydrant and water main plans are to be ATTACHED to all sets of construction plans for CSFD plan reviews.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CORRECTIONS All corrections and comments are to be submitted back to CSFD in writing, or provid submittal sheets/drawings, etc as requested, to complete the review. Corrections are not accepted over the phone, via fax or verbally.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) THE DISAPPROVED ITEMS MAY NOT CONSITITUE A COMPLETE LIST OF VIOLATIONS. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DESIGNER/ARCHITECT TO CONDUCT A COMPLETE RE-REVIEW OF THE PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE ADOPTED CODES/STANDARDS AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIO 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) DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED The plans have been resubmitted and all the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1) The applicant states they will have (1) bleacher to avoid sprinklering the structure. RBD's approval comments state this will be allowed on current structure only and any future additions will require sprinklers. 2) Generator will be fueled by Natural Gas. 3) Applicant states they will install (2) emergency light fixtures.
7/2/2012 DisapprovedPrevious review comments were not addressed.
6/7/2012 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Centennial Sports Academy, 5120 Centennial Bl: new air supported sports dome - no spectator seating Date of Plans: 4.13.12 You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 1. From www.pprbd.org, select PLAN REVIEW then FIND PLANS next COLORADO SPRINGS 2. Scroll down to the correct address. You may then select APPROVED/DISAPPROVED to view comments associated with that particular project.
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. Approved water plans must be attached tot he architectural set - see additional comment. 2. A generator was noted on sheet AM1.00 - what type of generator is this? What fuel does it consume? Be advised, all diesel tanks must be submitted for approved to the Division of the Fire Marshal. 3. Emergency lighting is not indicated. 4. Verify the occupancy classification - without spectator seating, this would be an A3 occupancy classification by definition, instead of an A4. 5. It is noted that section 507.3 exception #2 of the 2009 IBC was used to eliminate fire sprinklers within this facility, however, without spectator seating, this is an A3 occupancy and thus not eligible to use this section. Please clarify with RBD. 6. It was noted a vehicle air lock is to be included. What vehicles will be within this space? Will this air dome be used as an exhibition hall for boat/RV or gun shows in addition to a sports arena? Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) WATER PLANS The City APPROVED" fire hydrant and water main plans are to be ATTACHED to all sets of construction plans for CSFD plan reviews.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CORRECTIONS All corrections and comments are to be submitted back to CSFD in writing, or provid submittal sheets/drawings, etc as requested, to complete the review. Corrections are not accepted over the phone, via fax or verbally.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) THE DISAPPROVED ITEMS MAY NOT CONSITITUE A COMPLETE LIST OF VIOLATIONS. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DESIGNER/ARCHITECT TO CONDUCT A COMPLETE RE-REVIEW OF THE PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE ADOPTED CODES/STANDARDS AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIO 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) 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 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. (105.4.4)


 

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