||FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Car Wash 710 W Garden of the Gods Rd New building
Date of Plans: 09/26/13
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) 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.
Fire extinguisher type, size and placement shall be in accordance with the requirements of the currently adopted International Fire Code and the current edition of NFPA 10.
The general fire extinguisher requirement for commercial structures is met with a typical dry chemical fire extinguisher with a minimum of 2A10BC rating.
If there are special hazards in this building there may be requirements for specific or different fire extinguishers and this should be discussed with the reviewer at Colorado Springs Fire Department.
If the owner and/or occupant wishes to deviate from the fire extinguisher listed above, please contact your inspector and/or plan reviewer early in the project to avoid delays at the time of final.|
|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) TIMING OF INSTALLATION OF ACCESS ROADS
Fire department access roads shall be made serviceable prior to and during the time of construction except when approved alternative methods of protection are provided. (2009 IFC 501.4)|
|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 TEST RESULTS REQUIRED - EXISTING HYDRANTS:
Actual hydrant flow test results dated within 5 years shall be provided prior to the arrival of combustible material on the construction site.|
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) CONTACTS FOR FLOW TESTING HYDRANTS
PUBLIC/CITY OWNED HYDRANTS: Contact SEAN HIGBEE, CSU at 668-4595 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.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) 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.
|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) HAZ-MAT TRIAGE FORM
The hazardous materials triage form has been completed, submitted and attached to the building plans. This form states that there WILL NOT be hazardous materials in amounts exceeding permit or maximum allowable quantities at this facility.
CSFD Inspectors will verify this when the Fire final inspections of the occupancy are conducted.
OWNER WILL KEEP QUANTITIES OF CHEMICALS BELOW PERMIT AMOUNTS AND WILL SUBMIT TO CSFD HAZMAT IF QUANTITIES ARE INCREASED.
30 GAL OF THE CORROSIVES WILL BE ON SITE WHICH IS UNDER THE 55 GALLON PERMIT AMOUNT.
THERE ARE 7 DIFFERENT IRRITANT PRODUCTS BUT THERE WILL ONLY BE 5 GAL OF EACH ON SITE TO REMAIN UNDER THE PERMITABLE AMOUNTS.|