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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.

UCCS LANE CENTER
04863 NEVADA AVE

Review DateStatusComment(s)
8/7/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: UCCS Lane Center for Academy Health Sciences, 4863 N Nevada Av: new medical office building 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 5) DESIGNER/INSTALLER INFORMATION Fire Alarm system was designed by: SIMPLEXGRINNELL Fire alarm system is being installed by: SPECIAL SYSTEMS
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 6) FIRE ALARM SYSTEM DESIGN: --XXX---Manual --XXX---Automatic --XXX---Partial Detection - CORRIDORS AND AREAS OPEN TO; SELECT ROOMS (TELEPHONE, ELECTRICAL) AUXILIARY FUNCTIONS: --XXX---Elevator Recall --XXX---Duct Detector -XXX---Waterflow --XXX---Door Release VOICE EVACUATION PROPRIETARY MONITORING TO UCCS PUBLIC SAFETY
Approved/Corrected*****(STANDARD COMMENT 8) The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. Matrix - smoke detectors associated with elevators shall not transmit trouble signal 2. Matrix - loss of a/c power signal transmission shall be delayed 1-3 hours per section 10.6.9.3. 3. Matrix - elevator machine room smoke detector shall recall to the 1st floor as the elevator doors do not open to the elevator lobby. 4. 1st floor - mechanical yard doors cannot be locked to prevent egress from the mechanical yard if the door from the building to the yard is provided with a pull station. 5. Rooms 133, 135 and 137 - smoke detection provided is not consistent with the design or owner specification and shall be removed. 6. Blood Draw Room 245 - if this area is open to the corridor, smoke detection shall be provided. 7. Psych Test Rm 364 - if this area is open to the corridor, smoke detection shall be provided. 8. Smoke detection shall be provided in the main lobby - beam detection is recommended. 9. Storage rooms 453 and 453 - notification provided is not consistent with the design and should be removed. NOTE: Pods 261 and 270 - individual offices within the pods do not required notification if intelligible notification is provided in the pod's common space.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 13) 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) RECORD OF COMPLETION: The Record of Completion (ROC) shall be filled out in accordance with 10.18.2 for new installations. All modifications made after the initial installation shall be recorded on a revised Record of Completion. All changes shall be shown and the revised ROC and shall include a revision date.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) PRE-TEST REQUIREMENT: Before requesting final approval of the installation, the installing contractor shall furnish a written statement that the system has been installed in accordance with approved plans and testing in accordance with the manufacturer's published instructions and the appropriate NFPA requirements. (10.18.1.3) CSFD requires a 100% pre-test - Evidence may be documented on the Record of Completion.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) 100% ACCEPTANCE TESTING At the time of this inspection the Fire Inspector will expect ALL devices involved in this fire alarm project to be tested. The installer should be aware of the fact that in a larger facility there may by a need to isolate the fire alarm system to only the area being tested. The alarm installer is to insure that building owner and/or manager and the General Contractor has been informed of the test criteria, time and date of the test, and have given their approval.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 12) STATE PROJECTS ROUGH-IN PERMIT AND INSPECTIONS: All Fire Alarm systems wiring installed within the City of Colorado Springs must be inspected by the State Electrical Inspector PRIOR TO the Fire Final on the system. The State Electrical Inspector shall sign in the appropriate space on the CSFD permit card that the rough-inspection has been done and approved.
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. Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities. 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 19) 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.
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 adopted 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)
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, CFPS Fire Protection Engineer II, CSFD 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7361 / (F) 719-385-7330 dwithee@springsgov.com
7/22/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: UCCS Lane Center for Academy Health Sciences, 4863 N Nevada Av: new medical office building Date of Plans: 7.15.13 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) 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 adopted 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 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. Matrix: smoke detectors associated with elevator are sending both alarm and supervisory. 2. Matrix: smoke detectors associated with elevator are also recalling to both 1st and 2nd floor at the same time. 3. matrix: smoke detectors associated with elevators are NOT activating notification appliances as required for this facility. 4. There is a symbol not defined in the legend - are you providing for voice communications in this facility? 5. by providing corridor smoke detection, you are providing a protected path of egress and thus the lobby shall be provided with smoke detection as well. Review stopped due to confusion over notification, and incomplete symbols legend, etc. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 20) 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, email or verbally.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT 26) 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.


 

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