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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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NEW DAWN ASSISTED LIVING BUILDING A
04145 BRIARGATE PY

Review DateStatusComment(s)
1/28/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: New Dawn Assisted Living, Building A, 4145 Briargate Py: new assisted living facility - 16 beds Date of Plans: 12.14.12 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) 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.
FYI(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) 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) FIRE EXTINGUISHERS Fire Extinguishers shall be provided in accordance with Section 906 of the 2009 IFC. 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.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE EXTINGUISHERS PLAN REVIEWS DO NOT INCLUDE REVIEW OF TYPE, SIZE OR PLACEMENT OF FIRE EXTINGUISHERS.
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) KNOX (TM) ENTRY FOR NEW BUILDINGS KNOX (TM) --XXX----Box 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: 177 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) 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.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) HAZ-MAT TRIAGE FORM The hazardous materials amount certification form has been completed, submitted and attached to the building plans. This form states that there WILL be excessive amounts of hazardous materials at this facility. CSFD Inspectors will verify this when the Fire final inspections of the occupancy are conducted.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) ABOVE/UNDERGOUND STORAGE TANKS Above and underground storage tanks are NOT APPROVED with this review as they are a deferred submittal which require a separate permit, plan review and inspection through the Division of the Fire Marshal and are not part of this review and/or approval. Please contact 719-385-5978 for additional information.
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) 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) 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 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.
1/14/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: New Dawn Assisted Living, Building A, 4145 Briargate Py: new assisted living facility - 16 beds Date of Plans: 12.14.12 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.
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. 3 of the previous 4 comments are outstanding and repeated below. 2. Construction type and occupant load need to be completed by RBD as well. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) WATER PLANS The City APPROVED" fire hydrant and water main plans are to be ATTACHED to all sets of construction plans for CSFD plan reviews.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) TEMPORARY ADDRESS A temporary address has been assigned to these plans. CSFD will not approve the construction plans until the Regional Building Department Enumerations Office has assigned a permanent address to this facility, and has approved the construction plans.
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.
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) DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED The plans have been resubmitted and all the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1. Approved development plan has been attached to the plan set.
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) 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)
1/4/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: New Dawn Assisted Living, Building A, 4145 Briargate Py: new assisted living facility - 16 beds Date of Plans: 12.14.12 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.
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(STANDARD COMMENT) WATER PLANS The City APPROVED" fire hydrant and water main plans are to be ATTACHED to all sets of construction plans for CSFD plan reviews.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) TEMPORARY ADDRESS A temporary address has been assigned to these plans. CSFD will not approve the construction plans until the Regional Building Department Enumerations Office has assigned a permanent address to this facility, and has approved the construction plans.
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.
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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