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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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PINERY AT THE HILL
00775 BIJOU ST

Review DateStatusComment(s)
1/14/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Pinery on the Hill, 775 W Bijou: Interior remodel and addition - upgrade to finish Date of Plans: 10.25.12 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) IMPACT TO EXITING AND/OR FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS Egress components and fire protection systems that may be negatively impacted by yoru scope of work will be required to comply with the currently adopted fire code. As an example, if your work increases the occupant load of a space, the existing egress components will be required to comply with the requirements of the new occupant load.
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.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE EXTINGUISHERS PLAN REVIEWS DO NOT INCLUDE REVIEW OF TYPE, SIZE OR PLACEMENT OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) GATES Gates securing the fire apparatus access road shall comply with all of the following criteria: 1. The minimum gate width shall be 16 feet (4877 mm) or as wide as necessary to facilitate the required turning radius. 2. Gates shall be of the swinging, sliding, or specifically approved lift type. 3. Construction of gate shall be of materials that allow manual operation by one person. 4. Gate components shall be maintained in an operative condition at all times and replaced or repaired when defective. 5. Electric gates shall be equipped with a Knox electronic override switch for all inbound directions of travel and any outbound direction of travel where automatic opening of the gate when a vehicle is present does not occur. 6. Manual opening gates shall not be locked with a padlock, or chain and padlock, unless they are provided with a Knox# padlock in series with the padlock, or chain and padlock. 7. Locking device specifications shall be submitted for approval by the fire code official. 8. Electric gate operators, where provided, shall be listed in accordance with UL 325. 9. Gates intended for automatic operation shall be designed, constructed and installed to comply with the requirements of ASTM F2200. 10. Electronically operated gates must stay open a minimum of 30 seconds when the Knox electronic override switch is turned on/off and must remain in the open position when the switch is turned on and left on. 11. A Knox fire department decal shall be placed adjacent to the Knox electronic override switch unless other approved fire department marking is provided. (2009 IFC 506.1.1, D103.5)
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) ACCESS FOR FIREFIGHTING Approved vehicle access for firefighing shall be provided to all construction/demolition sites. Vehicle access shall be either temporary or permanent roads, capable of supporting vehicle loading under all weather conditions. Vehicle access shall be maintained until permanent fire apparatus access roads are available. (2009 IFC 1410)
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) HYDRANT REQUIREMENTS: Size of Bldg. -19,419- sq ft Construction Type -V-B- Fire Sprinklers Y-XXX- N-- Fire Walls being installed Y -- N -XXX-; Required GPM: -2000- gpm # of hydrant(s) required: -2- Max AVG spacing between hydrants: -450- ft Max hose lay: 225-- ft On site theoretical fire flows are -1700- gpm where -2000- gpm required; Is this a simultaneous flow Y -- N -XXX-; ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF GRANTED TO ALLOW 64% REDUCTION IN FIRE FLOW. MINIMUM FIRE FLOW REQUIRED IS 1500 GPM!!! REFERENCE EDOCS.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - A, B, E OCCUPANCIES WITH FIRE SPRINKLERS Fire Extinguishers are not required in Group A, B and E occupancies equipped throughout with QUICK RESPONSE fire sprinklers except in following locations: Commercial cooking equipment Flammable or combustible liquid usage, dispensing and storage Special Hazard areas such as laboratories, computer and generator rooms As specified in Table 906.1 of 2009 IFC.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - COMMERCIAL KITCHENS A Class "K" portable fire extinguisher is required for kitchens equipped with wet chemical fixed fire suppression systems. They must be installed within 30 ft. of the vent hood in a location/direction leading to an exit. ATTENTION: Kitchens with existing 40B:C dry chemical extinguishers shall have them replaced with a Class K listed unit when they are due for either a 6-yr. maintenance inspection and/or a hydrostatic test. 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. 2009 IFC 906.1 and 904.11.5
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) REMOTE ADDRESS A remote address sign is required for this structure because it sits over 100 feet from the addressing street. The building, therefore, is required to have a minimum of two address numbers posted. One address must be posted on the structure itself. The second must be a remote address sign clearly posted at all of the street entrances to the structure. All addressing is to comply with the 2011 Regional Building Code 312.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) KNOX (TM) ENTRY FOR NEW BUILDINGS KNOX (TM) ---XXX---Box --XXX----Padlock is required at this location. IF GATE IS ELECTRONIC, A SWITCH IS REQUIRED INSTEAD OF A PADLOCK. 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: 639 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: Elevator Recall Fire Alarms Fire Hydrants Fire Lanes Fire SprinklerSystems Door locking hardware Knox Box 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) HAZ-MAT REVIEW REQUIRED It appears that hazardous materials may be located on site. Your plans have been forwarded to the HazMat reviewer. If hazardous materials exceed exempt amounts, you will also be required to submit a Hazardous Material Management Plan for annual permitting. Additional tank installation permits and plan reviews may also be required. Check with the CSFD for details.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) CARBON DIOXIDE Facilities shall declare the storage and use of small Insulated Carbon Dioxide Systems used in Beverage Dispensing. Gaseous Carbon Dioxide is an asphyxiant gas and exposure to high concentrations may cause toxic effects including asphyxiation. To provide for the safety of building occupants and emergency personnel, ventilation in accordance with the IFC Sections 3007.2, 2704.3 or 2705.1.9 is required where concentrations of this gas are stored or present. All new or proposed building ventilation system designs shall submit for review and permit approval to the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS The following systems are present or required in this facility: ---XXX--Fire Alarm System ---XXX--Water-Based Suppression System (fire sprinklers, standpipes, etc) --XXX---Commercial Kitchen Hood Suppression 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) 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) DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED The plans have been resubmitted and all the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1. Administrative relief provided by FM Lacey for reduction in fire flow requirements. 2. HazMat items to be reviewed with HM reviewer.
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.
12/6/2012 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Pinery on the Hill, 775 W Bijou: Interior remodel and addition - upgrade to finish Date of Plans: 10.25.12 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) HYDRANT REQUIREMENTS: Size of Bldg. -19,419- sq ft Construction Type -V-B- Fire Sprinklers Y-XXX- N-- Required GPM: -2000- gpm # of hydrant(s) required: -2- Max AVG spacing between hydrants: --450 ft Max hose lay: -225- ft On site theoretical fire flows are --1700 gpm where -2000- gpm required; On site number of hydrant(s) are -1- where -2- are required
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. Now that the approved water/utility plan has been provided, CSFD can complete our review. It was noted the construction type was downgraded from V-A to V-B and the size of the structure increased from 12,337 sqft as noted on the approved water/utility plan to 19,419 sqft on the construction plan set. This has a serious impact to the required fire flow and fire hydrants for this site. Essentially, there isn't enough fire flow or hydrants now. The nearest hydrant capable of providing the fire flow is over 500-feet away. If the construction type remained V-A, the increased size would not be an issue and the required fire flow would remain at the originally approved 1500 gpm and 1 hydrant, which the on-site hydrant can provide. 2. Hazmat triage form was not filled out as previously requested- see additional comment 3. Carbon dioxide form was not filled out as previously requested - see additional comment Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) INSUFFICIENT WATER/HYDRANTS The available water flows and/or number of hydrants at this location, do not meet the fire flow requirements. You have five options: 1) Limit the Square Footage 2) Install a 2-hour area separation wall, this will essentially divide the structure into separate buildings 3) Install additional fire hydrants (provided adequate fire flows are available 4) Install a fire sprinkler system. (You can get a 50% reduction in required fire flows if you install an approved fire sprinkler system.) 5) Request a simultaneous flow report if this has not already been done
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) HAZARDOUS MATERIALS: Provide an inventory list, including their uses and amounts, for all chemicals and/or compressed gases, stored, handled and/or dispensed on site. Provide listed information on the haz-mat permit amount certification form for all Use/Dispensing/Storage of Hazardous Materials and Flammable Liquids that will be used within this facility. PLEASE INSURE YOU ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE FORMS, AND FILL OUT THE REQUESTED INFORMATION. All forms and packets are available at http://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx?NavID=1094.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) CARBON DIOXIDE It appears that carbon dioxide will be used in this facility. Prior to approval of these plans we will need a CSFD CO2 declaration completed, signed, dated, and returned with construction set of plans. You fill find this enclosed or you can access it on our website. http://www.springsgov.com/page.aspx?navid=1094
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)
11/6/2012 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Pinery on the Hill, 775 W Bijou: Interior remodel and addition Date of Plans: 10.25.12 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) FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM PLANS NOT REVIEWED There were fire protection system plans attached to the construction plans, however, they were not reviewed due to lack of specification sheets, calculations, etc. The sub-contractors for these systems must submit these plans for our review, and obtain separate permits from the CSFD for the installation of said systems. No work is allowed to begin without proper permits.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) DEVELOPMENT PLAN Attach copies of the "City Approved" development plan to each set of construction plans submitted to the Colorado Springs Fire Department for review.
Disapproved(DISAPPROVED) FIRE FLOW REPORT Provide confirmation on the fire flow results from Colorado Springs Utilities. A copy of their report for this area is required to be provided with your plan submittals. When multiple fire flows are provided from CSU, please indicate all flows on your submitted plans. NOTE - To request a fire flow report, please go to: http://www.csu.org/business/businesswithus/documents/item10501.pdf
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) HAZARDOUS MATERIALS: Provide an inventory list, including their uses and amounts, for all chemicals and/or compressed gases, stored, handled and/or dispensed on site. Provide listed information on the haz-mat permit amount certification form for all Use/Dispensing/Storage of Hazardous Materials and Flammable Liquids that will be used within this facility. PLEASE INSURE YOU ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE FORMS, AND FILL OUT THE REQUESTED INFORMATION. All forms and packets are available at http://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx?NavID=1094.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) CARBON DIOXIDE It appears that carbon dioxide will be used in this facility. Prior to approval of these plans we will need a CSFD CO2 declaration completed, signed, dated, and returned with construction set of plans. You fill find this enclosed or you can access it on our website. http://www.springsgov.com/page.aspx?navid=1094
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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