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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.

GORMAN EDUCATION CENTER HARRISON D2 MAIN
02883 CIRCLE DR

Review DateStatusComment(s)
5/20/2013 Attention*****(STANDARD COMMENT) RED-LINED COMMENTS The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. Plans are approved on the condition that utility service plans are submitted to CSFD for review no later than Close of Business May 31st.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Pikes Peak BOCES, Gorman Education Center, 2883 S Circle Dr: interior remodel - partial change of occupancy Date of Plans: 4.16.13 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.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CHANGE OF USE/OCCUPANCY It appears this project is a change of use or occupancy for this building. As such, the building must meet the current adopted fire code for its new use/occupancy.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) IMPACT TO EXITING AND/OR FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS Egress components and fire protection systems that may be negatively impacted by yoru scope of work will be required to comply with the currently adopted fire code. As an example, if your work increases the occupant load of a space, the existing egress components will be required to comply with the requirements of the new occupant load.
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) STATE PROJECTS - RBD REVIEW Pikes Peak Regional Building Department has reviewed these plans for MECHANICAL and CONSTRUCTION issues only.
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) 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) KNOX (TM) ENTRY FOR NEW BUILDINGS --XXX----Switch (NEW) 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: 1983 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) 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) - PARTIAL 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) JAH - SCHEDULING INSPECTIONS: Your assigned inspector is Jeff Hanenberg. Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities.
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. All site plan improvements shall be reviewed and approved by CSFD - please contact Steve Smith, 719-385-7362, for submittal requirements. 2. Which building code are you using? I cannot determine the requirements until I know if you are using the IBC or the IEBC. 3. Sheet A0.5 mentions a change of occupancy - what is changing? 4. Sheet A0.5 also indicates the fire alarm SYSTEM is not required if all items of exception 2 of section 907.2.3 are met - this incorrect as only the manual pull stations may be omitted, not the entire system - please correct your notes. 5. Cannot exceed 100-feet or the listing viewing distance of the exit signed, whichever is Less. Verify spacing of exit signage and adjust as 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 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.
5/16/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Pikes Peak BOCES, Gorman Education Center, 2883 S Circle Dr: interior remodel Date of Plans: 4.16.13 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.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) DEVELOPMENT PLAN Attach copies of the FIRE DEPARTMENT APPROVED development/SITE plan to each set of construction plans submitted to the Colorado Springs Fire Department for review.
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)
5/1/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Pikes Peak BOCES, Gorman Education Center, 2883 S Circle Dr: interior remodel Date of Plans: 4.16.13 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.
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. All site plan improvements shall be reviewed and approved by CSFD - please contact Steve Smith, 719-385-7362, for submittal requirements. 2. Which building code are you using? I cannot determine the requirements until I know if you are using the IBC or the IEBC. 3. Sheet A0.5 mentions a change of occupancy - what is changing? 4. Sheet A0.5 also indicates the fire alarm SYSTEM is not required if all items of exception 2 of section 907.2.3 are met - this incorrect as only the manual pull stations may be omitted, not the entire system - please correct your notes. 5. Cannot exceed 100-feet or the listing viewing distance of the exit signed, whichever is Less. Verify spacing of exit signage and adjust as necessary. 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 and UTILITY SERVICE plans are to be ATTACHED to all sets of construction plans for CSFD plan reviews.
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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