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|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. FDC's on two of the buildings (2 and 4) are on the back side, but are still on a street side of the building and acceptable.
||FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Vista View II Apartments, located southeast of Union and Vickers.
Date of Plans: 6.4.13
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. --22,871--- sq ft LARGEST
Construction Type ---V-B---
Fire Sprinklers Y-XXX---- N-----
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
|Disapproved||(DISAPPROVED) FIRE DEPARTMENT CONNECTION
Your plans do not indicate, or have placed the Fire Department Connection (FDC) to the sprinkler systems in an unacceptable location.
The FDC shall be located on the front entrance and/or addressed side of the structure, fully visible and recognizable from the street.
FDCs shall be location such that it is not blocked by any means or located behind parked vehicles and such that fire apparatus and hoses connected to the FDC do not obstruct access to building for other fire apparatus.
FDCsshall be located within 40-ft of an approved fire department access road. There shall be a fire hydrant capable of supplying the fire flow requirements for the sprinkler system within 100 feet of the FDC.
FDCs shall be mounted not less than 18-inches and not more than 4-foot above the level of the adjacent grade or access level. (NFPA 14:6.4.6)
Additional hydrant(s) may be necessary.|
|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.