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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.

GARDEN RIDGE
00335 ACADEMY BLVD

Review DateStatusComment(s)
10/11/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Garden Ridge 335 N Academy Bd Alarm system This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted Editions of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related Standards.
AttentionATTENTION INSPECTOR AND CONTRACTOR This plan is being approved at this time due to the timing of the project but would not ordinarily be. Please read the following correspondence for any installation, inspection and/or testing conducted. From: Embres, Rhonda C. Sent: Friday, October 04, 2013 10:54 AM To: 'Dan Burkett' Subject: RE: Garden Ridge Importance: High I am unable to match your detectors (haven't gotten to other devices) on the compatibility documents. The model #'s referenced don't seem to match up with the list. I am going to need you to indicate the compatibility listing with highlight or an arrow in the Device Compatibility Document and re-submit. As it stands, I normally would not approve drawings with the comments I have put on these drawings but am going to approve them today so we can get moving but require amended documents to be submitted in time for the inspection on Wednesday. Some of the items that need to be corrected (so you can start work on them now) are: 1. Do not include items in your matrix that are not project specific. 2. Indicate 60-180 minute delay on AC power fail for FACP and Power Supplies. 3. Two different types of communication are required for dialer. Please indicate what will be used. 4. Silence of system requires both audible and visible appliance shut down. 5. Plans must indicate location of sprinkler risers with the appropriate water flows and tampers indicated. 6. Add the required devices - Outside horn/strobe, interior horn/strobe, water flow and tampers for the adjacent space being required for this permit. As I said, I will issue a permit today but the above change requirements will be a requirement for inspections and final so time is important. Rhonda Embres Fire Inspector
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 5) DESIGNER/INSTALLER INFORMATION Fire Alarm system was designed by: Global Fire and Safety Fire alarm system is being installed by: Global Fire and Safety
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 6) FIRE ALARM SYSTEM DESIGN: -----Single Family Residential Fire Alarm System --XX---Occupant Notification --XX---Manual ---XX--Automatic -----Complete Detection ---XX--Partial Detection -----Selective Detection DEDICATED FUNCTIONS: -----Elevator Recall --XX---Duct Detector -XX----Waterflow -----Door Release
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 7) Scope of Work: Monitoring, FACP, Power Supplies, notification, suppression monitoring, duct detectors EXISTING CONDITIONS AS DECLARED: M OC; 2061 OL; Addressable, Required, Manual, Automatic; Duct Detectors/Dampers; DACT; B Class; 1 Survivability
Approved/Corrected*****(STANDARD COMMENT 8) The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. Do not include items in your matrix that are not project specific. 2. Indicate 60-180 minute delay on AC power fail for FACP and Power Supplies. 3. Two different types of communication are required for dialer. Please indicate what will be used. 4. Silence of system requires both audible and visible appliance shut down. 5. Plans must indicate location of sprinkler risers with the appropriate water flows and tampers indicated. 6. Add the required devices - Outside horn/strobe, interior horn/strobe, water flow and tampers for the adjacent space being required for this permit.
FYI(COMMERCIAL) MONITORING Off-site monitoring of this fire alarm system is required and shall be provided by an approved monitoring agency. The phone number to be used to report a fire emergency is (719) 444-7632.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 13) LICENSED INSTALLER/SERVICE TECHNICIAN An On-Site Installer/Service Technicial shall supervise all on-site work on any fire protection system. This On-Site Installer shall have a current Installer Certificate (RBD Wallet Card), on his/her person, while on the job site.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) RECORD OF COMPLETION: The Record of Completion (ROC) shall be filled out in accordance with 10.18.2 for new installations. All modifications made after the initial installation shall be recorded on a revised Record of Completion. All changes shall be shown and the revised ROC and shall include a revision date.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) PRE-TEST REQUIREMENT: Before requesting final approval of the installation, the installing contractor shall furnish a written statement that the system has been installed in accordance with approved plans and testing in accordance with the manufacturer's published instructions and the appropriate NFPA requirements. (10.18.1.3) CSFD requires a 100% pre-test - Evidence may be documented on the Record of Completion.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) INITIAL ACCEPTANCE TESTING: At the time of this inspection the Fire Inspector will expect ALL devices involved in this fire alarm project to be tested. The installer should be aware of the fact that in a larger facility there may by a need to isolate the fire alarm system to only the area being tested. The alarm installer is to insure that building owner and/or manager and the General Contractor has been informed of the test criteria, time and date of the test, and have given their approval.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT 11) ROUGH-IN PERMIT AND INSPECTIONS: All Fire Alarm systems wiring installed within the City of Colorado Springs must be inspected by the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department PRIOR TO the Fire Final on the system. This will require the installing contractor to obtain a Rough-In Permit issued by the Regional Building Department. Please call RBD at 327-2880 for additional information on how to obtain this permit.
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 19) PLAN REVIEW/PERMIT FEES All fire department fees are to be paid prior to issuance of any permits. These fees must be paid directly to the Colorado Springs Fire Department - Development Review Enterprise - at 2880 International Circle - Suite 200-7.
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 adopted 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. (105.4.4)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) RCE REVIEWER CONTACT: If you have any specific questions or concerns about these comments, please feel free to contact me at: Rhonda Embres Fire Plans Examiner/Fire Code Inspector Colorado Springs Fire Department Division of the Fire Marshal 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7369 (F) 719-385-7330 rembres@springsgov.com
10/11/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Garden Ridge 335 N Academy Bd New Alarm System This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted Editions of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related Standards.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 5) DESIGNER/INSTALLER INFORMATION Fire Alarm system was designed by: Global Fire alarm system is being installed by: Global
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 6) FIRE ALARM SYSTEM DESIGN: -----Single Family Residential Fire Alarm System --XX---Occupant Notification --XX---Manual --XX---Automatic -----Complete Detection -----Partial Detection ---XX--Selective Detection DEDICATED FUNCTIONS: -----Elevator Recall --XX---Duct Detector --XX---Waterflow -----Door Release
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) REVISION: Revision Sequence: Second Scope of Revision: Address previous disapproval comments Date of Revision: 10/8/13
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 7) Scope of Work: New system EXISTING CONDITIONS AS DECLARED:
AttentionATTENTION: FOR FINAL ACCEPTANCE TESTING, COMPLIANCE WITH NFPA 72 - 26.6.3 WILL NEED TO BE DEMONSTRATED, EITHER DURING THE TEST, BY MANUFACTURER DOCUMENTATION, OR BY SUPERVISING STATION DOCUMENTATION. THESE REQUIREMENTS INCLUDE: Systems must comply with NFPA 72, Chapter 23.18 and Chapter 26. Specific things to pay attention to: 26.6.3.1.4 Communications Integrity. (If Cell system disconnected does panel go into trouble?) 26.6.3.1.5 Single Communications Path. THIS HAS ALREADY BEEN DOCUMENTED. 26.6.3.1.8 Spare System Unit Equipment. A written statement from your company can be submitted on letterhead with signature. 26.6.3.1.10 End to End Communication Time for Alarm. This will need to be demonstrated on site during final acceptance test. 26.6.3.1.11 Unique identifier. Provide documentation from manufacturer that the "sticker" you are using to confirm this is in fact, the unique identifier OR get some type of report from monitoring that is showing the signals they are receiving are from that specific identifier. 26.6.3.1.12 Recording and Display Rate of Subsequent Alarms. This will need to be demonstrated on site during final acceptance test. 26.6.3.1.13 Signal Error Detection and Correction. This will need to be demonstrated on site during final acceptance test. 26.6.3.1.15.1 Premises Equipment. Battery calcs for the Cell system or its drain on the main FACP. 26.6.3.1.16 Unique Flaws Not Covered by this Code. Document in writing from either the Manufacturer or on Global's letterhead with signature.
FYI(COMMERCIAL) MONITORING Off-site monitoring of this fire alarm system is required and shall be provided by an approved monitoring agency. The phone number to be used to report a fire emergency is (719) 444-7632.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 13) LICENSED INSTALLER/SERVICE TECHNICIAN An On-Site Installer/Service Technicial shall supervise all on-site work on any fire protection system. This On-Site Installer shall have a current Installer Certificate (RBD Wallet Card), on his/her person, while on the job site.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) RECORD OF COMPLETION: The Record of Completion (ROC) shall be filled out in accordance with 10.18.2 for new installations. All modifications made after the initial installation shall be recorded on a revised Record of Completion. All changes shall be shown and the revised ROC and shall include a revision date.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) PRE-TEST REQUIREMENT: Before requesting final approval of the installation, the installing contractor shall furnish a written statement that the system has been installed in accordance with approved plans and testing in accordance with the manufacturer's published instructions and the appropriate NFPA requirements. (10.18.1.3) CSFD requires a 100% pre-test - Evidence may be documented on the Record of Completion.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) INITIAL ACCEPTANCE TESTING: At the time of this inspection the Fire Inspector will expect ALL devices involved in this fire alarm project to be tested. The installer should be aware of the fact that in a larger facility there may by a need to isolate the fire alarm system to only the area being tested. The alarm installer is to insure that building owner and/or manager and the General Contractor has been informed of the test criteria, time and date of the test, and have given their approval.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT 11) ROUGH-IN PERMIT AND INSPECTIONS: All Fire Alarm systems wiring installed within the City of Colorado Springs must be inspected by the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department PRIOR TO the Fire Final on the system. This will require the installing contractor to obtain a Rough-In Permit issued by the Regional Building Department. Please call RBD at 327-2880 for additional information on how to obtain this permit.
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 19) PLAN REVIEW/PERMIT FEES All fire department fees are to be paid prior to issuance of any permits. These fees must be paid directly to the Colorado Springs Fire Department - Development Review Enterprise - at 2880 International Circle - Suite 200-7.
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 adopted 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. (105.4.4)
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 27) DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED The plans have been resubmitted and all the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1. Added tampers and waterflows for system in tenant space to the North that extends into this space. 2. Addition of exterior horn/strobes for all FDC's. 3. Matrix corrected to include only devices used on this project. 4. Compatibility listings. 5. Code required delay of 60-180 minutes on AC delay indicated. 6. Two forms of communication are now provided. 7. Signal silence now causes audible and visual appliances to shut down.
10/10/2013 AttentionThe plans are not actually approved. They are in re-review. Permit was issued to enable work and inspections.
9/27/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Garden Ridge 335 N Academy Bd This plan review is based on the requirements found within the adopted Editions of the International Building Code, International Fire Code and the related Standards.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 2) WORK AT RISK On --9/27/13--- approval was granted by --R Embres--- for fire alarm work to begin without approved plans or permits. Any changes or modification required through plan review will be required. No inspections will be conducted without approved plans and permits.


 

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