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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.

KINDER MORGAN
00002 NEVADA AVE

Review DateStatusComment(s)
9/6/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Kinder Morgan, 2 N Nevada Av: interior remodel floors 1st. 2nd, 4-9 - HIGHRISE Date of Plans: 8.7.13 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) HIGH-RISE According to the information provided on the development and construction plans, this structure meets the definition of a high-rise and will be expected to meet all applicable code sections pertaining to high-rise buildings as well as other applicable code requirements.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) IMPACT TO EXITING AND/OR FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS Egress components and fire protection systems that may be negatively impacted by this 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) RED-LINED COMMENTS The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. Door hardware specifications indiate the use of an emergency key override - doors shall allow for single motion free egress without the use of special tools or knowledge.
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) KNOX (TM) ENTRY FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS Existing KNOX (TM) Box shall be updated to provide a minimum of 2 sets of labeled keys for all doors and tenants.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) OCCUPANT LOAD THE OCCUPANT LOAD FOR THIS FACILITY IS: 1978 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 WITH VOICE COMMUNICATIONS (EVACUATION) --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. Modifications to fire protection systems shall meet current adopted NFPA standards (2013 ediitions) within the work area.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM PLANS NOT REVIEWED There were fire protection system plans attached to the construction plans, however, they were not reviewed due to lack of specification sheets, calculations, etc. The sub-contractors for these systems must submit these plans for our review, and obtain separate permits from the CSFD for the installation of said systems. No work is allowed to begin without proper permits.
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. Please call 719-385-5982 Extension 2 to schedule all construction related inspection activities. 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) DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED The plans have been resubmitted and all the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1-3 . Door swing, panic hardware and card access are all noted to be in compliance per door hardware schedule and hardware specifications. 4. There is NO existing smoke control within this structure.
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.
8/15/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Kinder Morgan, 2 N Nevada Av: interior remodel floors 1st. 2nd, 4-9 - HIGHRISE Date of Plans:8.7.13 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) HIGH-RISE According to the information provided on the development and construction plans, this structure meets the definition of a high-rise and will be expected to meet all applicable code sections pertaining to high-rise buildings as well as other applicable code requirements FOR THE SCOPE OF WORK
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. Several additional doors require panic hardware and need door swings corrected to swing in the direction of egress 2. Several stairway doors are noted as being provided with card access: Section 403.5.3 of the 2009 IBC states: Stairway doors that are locked from the stairway side shall be capable of being unlocked simultaneously without unlatching upon a signal from teh fire command center. Plans shall indicate this feature is being provided. 3. Verify card access doors comply with section 1008.1.4.4 for access-controlled egress doors 4. Plans indicate heavy renovation to the HVAC systems - confirm there is either NO EXISTING SMOKE CONTROL or the scope of work has NO IMPACT TO EXISTING SMOKE CONTROL. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
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.
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)
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.


 

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