||FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Kum and Go Store No 671, southeast of Stetson Hills and Antelope Ridge Drive.
Date of Plans: 10.4.12
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 2) BUILDING DATA:
Size of Bldg. ---4958-- sq ft
Construction Type ---V-B---
Fire Sprinklers Y----- N--XXX---
Fire Walls Y ----- N ---XXX--
Required GPM: ---2000-- gpm
# of hydrant(s) required: --2---
Max AVG spacing between hydrants: --450--- ft
Max hose lay: ---225-- ft
|FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) SCOPE OF WORK:
XXX-----UTILITY SERVICE PLAN
----XXX-DOMESTIC ONLY - NO FIRE INSPECTION REQUIRED
|FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE FLOW/HYDRANT REQUIREMENTS MET:
On this site the theoretical water flows are --2800-- gpm, and the numbers of hydrant(s) are --2--.
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) READY FOR SIGNATURES:
The water plans appear ready for signature as long as all disapproved comments have been addressed. Please provide one hard copy for CSFD records along with your final copies for our signature.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 3) HYDRANT PAINTING REQUIREMENT:
Fire hydrants shall be painted in compliance with 2009 IFC Table C105.2. By using this scheme, emergency response crews are provided a quick way to decipher how much water is available from a specific hydrant. The gpm of the hydrant are determined by an actual water flow test, and it is imperative the testing and color coding is accurate.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE FLOW TESTING:
(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.
(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)
ALL HYDRANT TESTS SHALL BE CONDUCTED BEFORE ON-SITE CONSTRUCTION IS STARTED!!!
PUBLIC/CITY OWNED HYDRANTS: Contact SEAN HIGBEE, CSU at 668-4595 or via email at email@example.com 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 below 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 tests we have not witnessed.|
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 6) This is a PUBLIC water system.|
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT 8) GENERAL INSPECTIONS/PLANS & SCHEDULING
Minimum notice of one week is required for all inspections. PLEASE plan ahead - call your inspections in with ample time to allow adequate scheduling.
When calling, please have your complete CSFD plan review number(s) ready for each inspection request.
( For Example: 2005-1234- HS-2)
The CSFD APPROVED sets of plans SHALL 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) 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.