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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)
11/5/2012 FYIThis project is: Verizon Wireless, Generator Building, 4333 Arrowswest Dr: interior remodel to INSTALL FOUR generators with integral UL 2085 ASTS. Date of Plans: 10.8.12 ************REFERENCE ALSO PLAN # 2012-1087-AF-1 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.
FYIREVISED *** UPDATED **** TANK SPECIFICATIONS CHANGED (3RD TIME) TO UL 2085 TANKS **** A TOTAL OF TEN, UL 2085 PROTECTED TANKS SHALL BE INSTALLED WITHIN THE GENERATOR BUILDING. SIX OF 10 ARE WERE INSTALLED IN PHASE 1 AND PLAN REVIEW # 2012-1087 AF 1 **CURRENT: PHASE 2 (THIS PLAN REVIEW) SHALL INSTALL A TOTAL OF FOUR (4) UL 2085 PROTECTED TANKS WITHIN THE GENERATOR BUILDING. THE COMPLETED TOTAL FOR THE GENERATOR BUILDING IS NOW 10 GENERATOR'S WITH UL 2085 ASTS. THIS BUILDING HOUSES A TOTAL 150,000 GALLONS OF #2 DIESEL WITHIN TEN 15,000 GALLON TANKS. SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS FOR SPEC SHEETS FOR TANKS 2012-1087 AF-1 ALL PREVIOUS COMMENTS REGARDING SECONDARY CONTAINMNENT & SPILL CONTROL AND VENTS TO EXTERIOR OF BUILDING HAVE BEEN DESIGNED AND COMPLIANT WITH THE IFC 2009 PER DESIGN TEAM. SEE PREVIOUS COMMENTS. THIS BULDING HAS BEEN DESIGNED TO AN H2 OCCUPANCY, THEREFORE THE QUANTITY OF FUEL MAY EXCEED THE 3,000 GALLON LIMIT LISTED IN CHAP 6 OF THE IFC 2009. CATERPILLAR GENERATORS.
AttentionThe storage, use and/or dispensing of flammable and combustible liquids shall be in accordance with all applicable provisions of the 2009 International Fire Code including (but not limited to) Chapters 22, 27 and 34. *** SUBMIT 1/4 SIZE SET OR 11" X 17" SIZE SET WITH CSFD PERMIT APPLICATION ABOVE GROUND FUEL TANKS The CSFD requires a Construction Permit for the installation of any aboveground fuel tank in excess of 60 gallons. (These plans declare (4) 15,000 GAL dbl. walled UL 2085 tanks. Flammable and combustible liquids including fuel oil storage tanks shall comply with the IFC 2009 CHAPTERS 6, 34, 22 AND 27 as amended, and NFPA 30. It is the responsibility of the TANK INSTALLER to submit an application for the tank installation permit prior to installation. The tank installer shall submit permit application forms and documents to : Kay Yeager CSFD Office of the Fire Marshal 375 Printers Parkway COS, CO 80922 (719) 385-5978 A full set of the tank manufacturer's cut sheets, Two sets: one full size stamped plan set and one 1/4 size; plan set, a declaration of contained volume, a declaration of tank contents and a to scale site plan of the tank location with respect to walls, other structures, property lines, drive lanes, etc. Exterior tanks will be required to have vehicular protection diagrammed and installed in accordance with the 2009 IFC, Chapter 3, section 312. Any associated piping shall be diagramed and submitted as well. *** INCLUDE COPIES OF YOUR TANK PERMIT APPLICATION/NOTIFICATION TO THE STATE OF CO OIL AND PUBLIC SAFETY
AttentionABOVEGROUND AND UNDERGROUND FUEL TANKS ATTENTION The additional FOUR ASTs in this second phase have been reviewed and fees applied at this time. ADDITIONAL Tank permit fees based on current fee schedule shall apply at the time of application $332 first two tanks + $106 for each additional tank
FYIIFC 2009, as amended, CHAPTER 34 PROTECTED ASTS Additional requirements for protected above-ground tanks. In addition to the requirements of chapter 34 for above-ground tanks, the installation of protected above-ground tanks shall be in accordance with Sections 3404.2.9.7.1 through 3404.2.9.7.10.
FYIFire protection of supports. Supports or pilings for above-ground tanks storing Class I, II or IIIA liquids elevated more than 12 inches (305 mm) above grade shall have a fire-resistance rating of not less than 2 hours in accordance with the fire exposure criteria specified in ASTM E 1529. Exceptions: 1. Structural supports tested as part of a protected above-ground tank in accordance with UL 2085. 2. Stationary tanks located outside of buildings when protected by an approved water-spray system designed in accordance with Chapter 9 and NFPA 15. 3. Stationary tanks located inside of buildings equipped throughout with an approved automatic sprinkler system designed in accordance with Section 903.3.1.1. *** The structural supports were not specified in plans, though the tanks will be protected UL 2085 tanks and an approved water mist fire suppression system is proposed.
E-MailFrom: Joel Rutledge [Joel.Rutledge@exp.com] Sent: Friday, February 24, 2012 8:40 AM To: Yeager, Kay A. Cc: Joseph Hubbard Subject: Verizon Wireless Colorado Springs - Emergency Vents Categories: Red Category After review of the applicable sections of the 2009 Fire Code and NFPA 30, the emergency vents for the fuel tanks at the Verizon Wireless Colorado Springs Data Center shall be vented to the exterior of the generator building. The referenced tanks are subbase tanks constructed to UL 142 and installed in a storage tank building. Tanks are double walled with primary and secondary vents, as well as emergency vents. The design will be based on NFPA 30 2012, Chapter 22 and 24. Emergency vent sizing shall be based on Table 22.7.3.2. If the subsequent size calculated for the emergency vent is 8" or larger, 22.7.3.10.4 shall apply and calculations shall be provided. The associated vents shall not be manifolded with the emergency or other vents from the fuel tanks. The vents shall be constructed of Sch. 80 black iron and shall extend a minimum of 3' above the storage building roof. Please refer any questions to me. Regards, Joel Rutledge PE 972 358 0111
FYITanks and piping systems shall be installed and separated from other uses in accordance with Section 915 and Chapter 13 both of the International Mechanical Code, as applicable. *** The Mechanical Dept. shall review and inspect piping systems (per BTL and JP of PPRBD).
FYIAbove-ground tanks inside of buildings. Tanks storing Class I, II and IIIA liquids inside buildings shall be equipped with a device or other means to prevent overflow into the building including, but not limited to: a float valve; a preset meter on the fill line; a valve actuated by the weight of the tank's contents; a low-head pump that is incapable of producing overflow; or a liquid-tight overflow pipe at least one pipe size larger than the fill pipe and discharging by gravity back to the outside source of liquid or to an approved location. The construction of a protected above-ground tank and its primary tank shall be in accordance with Section 3404.2.7. (The design, fabrication and construction of tanks shall comply with NFPA 30. Each tank shall bear a permanent nameplate or marking indicating the standard used as the basis of design.) Normal and emergency venting for protected above-ground tanks shall be provided in accordance with Sections 3404.2.7.3 and 3404.2.7.4. The vent capacity reduction factor shall not be allowed. Tank vents for normal venting shall be installed and maintained in accordance with Sections 3404.2.7.3.1 through 3404.2.7.3.6. 3404.2.9.7.3 Flame arresters. Approved flame arresters or pressure vacuum breather valves shall be installed in normal vents. 3404.2.9.7.4 Protected above-ground tanks shall be provided with secondary containment, drainage control or diking in accordance with Section 2704.2. A means shall be provided to establish the integrity of the secondary containment in accordance with NFPA 30. Rooms, buildings or areas used for the storage of liquid or solid hazardous materials shall be provided with spill control and secondary containment in accordance with Sections 2704.2.1 through 2704.2.3.
FYI3404.2.9.7.6 Protected above-ground tanks shall not be filled in excess of 95 percent of their capacity. An overfill prevention system shall be provided for each tank. During tank-filling operations, the system shall comply with one of the following: 1. The system shall: 1.1 Provide an independent means of notifying the person filling the tank that the fluid level has reached 90 percent of tank capacity by providing an audible or visual alarm signal, providing a tank level gauge marked at 90 percent of tank capacity, or other approved means; and 1.2 Automatically shut off the flow of fuel to the tank when the quantity of liquid in the tank reaches 95 percent of tank capacity. For rigid hose fuel-delivery systems, an approved means shall be provided to empty the fill hose into the tank after the automatic shutoff device is activated. 2. The system shall reduce the flow rate to not more than 15 gallons per minute (0.95 L/sec) so that at the reduced flow rate, the tank will not overfill for 30 mi-nutes, and automatically shut off flow into the tank so that none of the fittings on the top of the tank are exposed to product because of overfilling. 3404.2.9.7.6.1 A permanent sign shall be provided at the fill point for the tank, documenting the filling procedure and the tank calibration chart. ** Tank overfill protection via, monitoring and alarm,
FYIFill pipe connections. The fill pipe shall be provided with a means for making a direct connection to the tank vehicle's fuel delivery hose so that the delivery of fuel is not exposed to the open air during the filling operation. Where any portion of the fill pipe exterior to the tank extends below the level of the top of the tank, a check valve shall be installed in the fill pipe not more than 12 inches (305 mm) from the fill hose connection. 3404.2.9.7.8 A spill container having a capacity of not less than 5 gallons (19 L) shall be provided for each fill connection. For tanks with a top fill connection, spill containers shall be noncombustible and shall be fixed to the tank and equipped with a manual drain valve that drains into the primary tank. For tanks with a remote fill connection, a portable spill container shall be allowed. 3404.2.9.7.9 Tank openings in protected above-ground tanks shall be through the top only. 3404.2.9.7.10 Approved an-tisiphon devices shall be installed in each external pipe connected to the protected above-ground tank when the pipe extends below the level of the top of the tank.
FYI{AST} INDOOR SECONDARY CONFINEMENT REQUIREMENTS - PART 1 OF 2 Secondary containment shall be provided to prevent a leaking or failed primary container and associated fire suppression water (if required) from spreading throughout an area. The building, room or area shall contain or drain the hazardous materials and fire-protection water (if required) through the use of one of the following methods: 1. Liquid-tight sloped or recessed floors, 2. Liquid-tight floors provided with liquid-tight raised or recessed sills or dikes, 3. Sumps and collection systems, or 4. Drainage systems leading to an approved location. 5. Integrated, listed secondary containment (listed double walled tank) Incompatible materials shall be separated from each other in the secondary containment system. Secondary containment shall be designed to contain a spill from the largest vessel plus the design flow volume of fire-protection water calculated to discharge from the fire-extinguishing system over the minimum required system design area or area of the room or area in which the storage is located, whichever is smaller, for a period of 20 minutes.
FYI{AST} INDOOR SECONDARY CONFINMENT REQUIREMENTS - PART 2 OF 2 A monitoring method shall be provided to detect hazardous materials in the secondary containment system. The monitoring method is allowed to be visual inspection of the primary or secondary containment, or other approved means. Where secondary containment is subject to the intrusion of water, a monitoring method for detecting water shall be provided. When monitoring devices are provided, they shall be connected to distinct visual or audible alarms. Drainage systems shall be in accordance with the Plumbing Code and the following: 1. The slope of floors shall not be less than 1 percent, 2. Drains shall be sized to carry the volume of the fire-protection water as determined by the design density discharged from the automatic fire-extinguishing system over the minimum required system design area or area of the room or area in which the storage is located, whichever is smaller, 3. Materials of construction for drainage systems shall be compatible with the materials stored, 5. Incompatible materials shall be separated from each other in the drainage system, and 6. Drains shall terminate in an approved location away from buildings, valves, means of egress, fire access roadways, adjoining property and storm drains.
FYIALL PIPING from tank shall be labeled in accordance with ANSI A13.1 requirements. Markings used for piping systems shall consist of the content#s name and include a direction-of-flow arrow. Markings shall be provided at each valve; at wall, floor or ceiling penetrations; at each change of direction; and at a minimum of every 20 feet or fraction thereof throughout the piping run.
FYI{AST} Individual storage tanks containing Class I, II, or IIIA liquids shall be placarded in accordance with NFPA 704.
FYI{AST} Signs shall be posted prohibiting open flames and smoking.
FYIVENTS Tank vents for normal venting shall be installed and maintained in accordance with Sections 3404.2.7.3.1 through 3404.2.7.3.6. Vent lines from tanks shall not be used for purposes other than venting unless approved. Vent-line flame arresters and venting devices shall be installed in accordance with their listings. Use of flame arresters in piping systems shall be in accordance with API 2028. Vent pipe outlets for tanks storing Class I, II or IIIA liquids shall be located such that the vapors are released at a safe point outside of buildings and not less than 12 feet (3658 mm) above the finished ground level. Vapors shall be discharged upward or horizontally away from adjacent walls to assist in vapor dispersion. Vent outlets shall be located such that flammable vapors will not be trapped by eaves or other obstructions and shall be at least 5 feet (1524 mm) from building openings or lot lines of properties that can be built upon. Vent outlets on atmospheric tanks storing Class IIIB liquids are allowed to discharge inside a building if the vent is a normally closed vent. Vent piping shall be designed, sized, constructed and in-stalled in accordance with Section 3403.6. Vent pipes shall be installed such that they will drain toward the tank without sags or traps in which liquid can collect. Vent pipes shall be installed in such a manner so as not to be subject to physical damage or vibration. *** Vent piping shown on plans are compliant with requirements above and per the IFC 2009, as amended. Plan Sheet M505 shows all tank vents: normal and emergency vents above roof line: Note #5, 1. Plan reviewer spoke with Mr. Bovee, who stated that design and installation shall be compliant with IFC 2009.
FYI{AST} Tank vents shall not be manifolded.
FYITank venting, piping, and valving shall comply with 2009 IFC Chapter 34 as allowed and applicable to the materials and methods chosen. Emergency shutoff valves (in installed piping runs) shall consist of a 1/4-turn valve approx 5' from the tank, and a 1/4-turn valve approx 5' from the use point. These valves shall be labelled such that they are easily identifiable. Emergency shutoff valves that are installed as part of a complete turn-key assembly (such as a generator) shall have a clearly identified fuel shut-off.
AttentionATTENTION: This item must be provided to the CSFD PRIOR TO requesting your fire final inspections. *** Due to the amount and type of materials including the fuel oil #2 Diesel storage, this facility is required to apply for a CSFD ANNUAL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS operatonal permit. A CHEMICAL INVENTORY AND PERMIT APPLICATION SHALL BE REPORTED IN THE CSFD HAMISH PROGRAM ON LINE AT http://csfd.springsgov.com/hamish/ This on line Hazardous Materials Management Plan (HMMP) shall be maintained up-to-date by the facility owner. If you have questions regarding this website or permit pleasecontact the CSFD Office of the Fire Marshal at 719 385-5978. *** Please contact your Hazmat Specialist Inspector, Jay Weightman, for the Hazardous Materials permit documentation and enrollment @ 719-385-7212


 

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