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6/4/2014 FYI7 Eleven, 2650 North Gate Bl: new convenience store SYSTEMS: none required CN:Code: 09 IBC - 09 IFC - 11 PPRBC /Class: M/ Const: V-B /Stories:1 /Size:3010 /OL: 96 CN-2: Gas Canopy RBD Plan74601 FH:Required Flow: 1500 gpm /# Hydrants1 /On site flow: DV: Proposing a 3119 sf convenience store with fuel pumps. Additional Comments: INSPECTOR SEE ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS! Hazmat review: 584 lb Carbon Dioxide vessel for beverage dispensing = 5,104 scf = 68 liq gallons; **** THIS HM REVIEW AT THIS TIME DOES NOT INCLUDE THE UST INSTALLATION PERMIT You can access our web site for the latest fire department plan review comments: 1. From, 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.
AttentionIt is the responsibility of the Tank Installation Contractor to apply for and obtain a Tank Installation Permit from the CSFD Office of the Fire Marshal, 375 Printers Parkway. The Tank Installation Contractor is required to submit for, and receive a separate permit for the installation of any new vessel in excess of 60 gallons that contains hazardous materials. This permit must be obtained prior to installation. The tank may not be filled until after inspection. Applications for tank permits can be obtained from the CSFD Office of the Fire Marshal, 375 Printers Parkway. Submittals for new tank permits shall include, but not limited to FULL SIZE SET OF PLANS AND ONE QUARTER SIZE SET OF STAMPED PLANS. Dimensioned site plan that shows the location of the tank, a declaration of size/contents, manufacturer's cut sheets that show the construction/material that the tank is made of and the method/available volume of secondary containment in accord with Chapter 27 of the 2009 International Fire Code. vehicular protection devices, if required, shall also be shown and described on the site plan. Plans shall show all piping systems, valves, components, equipment and vent systems.
AttentionTHE CHEMICAL INVENTORY, AS DECLARED, DOES EXCEED THE ALLOWABLE THRESHOLDS FOR THE ANNUAL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS OPERATIONAL PERMIT. An annual Hazardous Materials operational permit is required: * To store, handle or use Class I, Class II or Class III-A liquids in excess of 25 gallons in a building or in excess of 60 gallons outside a building. * To engage in the dispensing of liquid fuels into the fuel tanks of motor vehicles at commercial, industrial, governmental or manufacturing establishments. * 584 LB CO2 (inert/asphyxiant = 5,104 scf ********** (BELOW permit threshold = 6,000 cf) * Refrigerants = not found or reported amounts, however, shall be condensors and evaporators per declaration page. Facilities of this size and use typically do not have amounts greater than 220 lb per circuit. (kay) *****(BELOW permit threshold = 220 lbs per circuit) *** This facility is required to apply for the Annual Hazardous Materials Operational Permit at the CSFD website: HTTPS://HAMMERS.SPRINGSGOV.COM *** To Schedule the hazardous materials construction inspection and annual operational permit inspection please contact the Division of the Fire Marshal @ 719-385-5978. *** For further questions or information please contact the Division of the Fire Marshal main number at 719-385-5978 or Kay Yeager @ 719-385-7356.
AttentionIFC 2009, AS AMENDED Automotive motor fuel-dispensing facilities, marine motor fuel-dispensing facilities, fleet vehicle motor fuel-dispensing facilities, aircraft motor-vehicle fuel-dispensing facilities and repair garages shall be in accordance with IFC 2009 as amended chapter 22 and the International Building Code, International Fuel Gas Code and International Mechanical Code. Install tank per manufacturer's specifications and IFC 2009, AS AMENDED chapters 34 and 22. Underground tanks for the storage of Class I, II and IIIA liquid fuels shall comply with Chapter 34, IFC 2009 ed.
AttentionLIQUIFIED PETROLEUM GAS (LPG) CSFD ADMINISTRATIVE RULING 2011-002 Required operational permits 105.6.27, Required Construction Permits 105.7.10, and Permits 3801.2 of the IFC 2009, as amended. Permits shall be required as set forth in Sections 105.6.27 and 105.7.10. A permit is required to install one or more LP-gas cabinets associated with a cylinder exchange program. This shall include all occupancies where LP-gas is stored, used or handled as part of a cylinder exchange program. Containers that are filled, partially filled or empty shall be considered as full containers. Permit and plan review shall be conducted under separate cover/deferred submittal. LPG permit was not part of this Hazardous Materials Plan review at this time. LPG CONTRACTOR SHALL APPLY FOR PERMIT
FYI*** REMINDER*** FYI The State of Colorado permits the installation of USTs/ASTs --- When submitting the UST installation permit and plans to the COLORADO SPRINGS FIRE DEPT, for the 2 USTs, please provide copies of all permit and plan documents submitted to the Colorado Div. of Labor & Employment, Oil & Public Safety submit to CSFD via email.
AttentionEMERGENCY DISCONNECT Approved, clearly identified, and readily accessible emergency disconnect switches shall be provided at approved locations to stop the transfer of fuel to the fuel dispensers in the event of a fuel spill or other emergency. Two emergency disconnect switches for exterior fuel dispensers shall be required as follows: 1. Exterior: Shall be located within 100 feet of, but not less than 20 feet from, the fuel dispensers. Provide a mushroom style switch that is readily accessible and must cut off power to all dispensers and pumps. 2. Interior: Shall be located at the Attendant duty location. Provide a palm-type switch button which will shut off the flow of fuel and cut off power to all dispensers and pumps. 3. Emergency disconnect switches shall shut-off the power in conformance with the National Electric Code (National Fire Protection Association (NFPA-70)) and NFPA-30A. 4. Emergency controls shall be of a type which is only manually resettable. For interior fuel-dispensing operations, the emergency disconnect switch shall be installed at an approved location. Signs shall be provided in approved locations and of the legible size: 1. Interior: At least 1 inch in height and 1/8 inch stroke Red on White background 2. Exterior: At least 2 inches in height and inch stroke Red on White background.
AttentionLABELING AND MARKING ** Stationary compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be marked with the name of the gas Markings shall be visible from any direction of approach. ** Portable compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be marked in accordance with CGA C-7. Piping systems shall be marked in accordance with ANSI A13.1. ** Markings used for piping systems shall consist of the content#s name and include a direction-of-flow arrow. ** Markings shall be provided at each valve; at wall, floor or ceiling penetrations; at each change of direction; and at a minimum of every 20 feet or fraction thereof throughout the piping run. Portable containers, cylinders and tanks. Portable compressed gas containers, cylinders and tanks shall be marked in accordance with CGA C-7. Signs clearly establishing the location and identity of shut-off valves are to be provided. All inert piping systems shall be identified by appropriate labeling with the name of the gas. Warning signs shall be posed at each entrance to the room or enclosure where the bulk inert gas system is installed. Wording shall include: WARNING ---(name of gas) HIGH CONCENTRATION OF GAS MAY OCCUR IN THIS AREA AND MAY CAUSE ASPHYXIATION. VERIFY THAT OXYGEN CONCENTRATION IS ABOVE 19.5% BEFORE ENTERING AND DURING ACTIVITY IN THIS AREA.
DisapprovedVENTILATION 2704.3 FOR CO2 STORAGE *** ATTENTION**** 2704.3 VENTILATION Indoor storage areas and storage buildings shall be provided with mechanical exhaust ventilation or natural ventilation where natural ventilation can be shown to be acceptable for the materials as stored. System requirements. Exhaust or natural ventilation systems shall comply with all of the following: 1. Installation shall be in accordance with the International Mechanical Code. (sections 502.8.1 - 502.8.1.1, 402.1 through 402.4) 2. Mechanical ventilation shall be at a rate of not less than 1 cubic foot per minute per square foot of floor area over the storage area. 3. Systems shall operate continuously unless alternative designs are approved. 4. A manual shutoff control shall be provided outside of the room in a position adjacent to the access door to the room or in an approved location. The switch shall be of the break-glass type and shall be labeled: VENTILATION SYSTEM EMERGENCY SHUTOFF. 5. Exhaust ventilation shall be designed to consider the density of the potential fumes or vapors released. For fumes or vapors that are heavier than air, exhaust shall be taken from a point within 12 inches of the floor. 6. The location of both the exhaust and inlet air openings shall be designed to provide air movement across all portions of the floor or room to prevent the accumulation of vapors. 7. Exhaust ventilation shall not be recirculated within the room or building if the materials stored are capable of emitting hazardous vapors. PIKES PEAK REGIONAL MECHANICAL DEPT SHALL REVIEW THIS PLAN TO COMPLY WITH MECHANICAL OR NATURAL VENTILATION AS DESCRIBED ABOVE.
DisapprovedCARBON DIOXIDE GAS DETECTION AND ALARM SYSTEM Facilities shall declare the storage and use of small Insulated Carbon Dioxide Systems used in Beverage Dispensing. THE FOLLOWING SHALL BE REQUIRED *** This facility proposes one 584 lb CO2 vessel, therefore, it is required to comply with the 2009 IFC/IMC ventilation requirements for mechanical or natural ventilation and provide an approved CO2 gas detection and alarm system in accordance with the following: a) A Listed (by an approved testing laboratory or organization) gas detection and alarm system that is capable of detecting and notifying the building occupants of a gas release that creates carbon dioxide vapors in excess of its Permissible Exposure Level (PEL) at 5,000 parts per million. b) The gas detection and alarm system shall initiate an audible alarm within the room or area in which the system is installed. Activation shall sound a local alarm to notify persons responsible for system operation of a hazardous condition in the area where installed. c) The automatic gas detection and alarm system shall be installed in accordance with the manufacturer's requirements and recommendations. Documentation shall be provided at the time of inspection. Note: Carbon dioxide is 1.5 times heavier than air. Vapors accumulate in low elevations, and in non-ventilated rooms not necessarily limited to the location of the container. The detector(s) should be located in areas where carbon dioxide from a leak will concentrate. Most manufacturers' gas detection sensors are recommended to be installed 12 inches to 24 inches above floor level.
IONE, 584 lb CARBON DIOXIDE VESSEL (CO2) 5,104 CUBIC FEET = 68 gals CarboMizer 550 bulk; INTERIOR "BACKROOM" adjacent to exterior wall INSPECTOR: SEE SCANNED ELECTRONIC DOCUMENTS NFPA = 3-0-0 special = SA (liquified) NFPA = 1-0-0 special = SA (gas) TLV-TWAs, 5000 ppm (ACGIH, 2004) TLV-TWA 15 MIN STEL 30,000 ppm High Pressure liquid and gas. Can cause rapid suffocation....CO2 IS AN ASPHYXIANT May cause frostbite. ****** ATTENTION ******* Indoor storage of compressed gases falling into categories such as asphyxiants, irritants can be hazardous regardless of the type of gas involved simply due to the hazards related to asphyxiation. VENTILATION SHALL BE MAINTAINED AND OPERATIONAL. See ventilation comments. The carbon dioxide shall be transferred---loaded and off loaded through a fill connection located directly adjacent to the tank at the exterior of building. *** fill connection noted exterior of building. OK ATTENTION: Duplicate gauges shall be installed at the filling connection to enable the driver to fill the container and maintain the required pressure in the container. Pressure relief devices and vents shall be piped to discharge outside in a safe direction. ****************************** NOTE: Storage areas where an accumulation of inert gas could occur should be continuously monitored with an appropriate alarm system to indicate an oxygen deficient atmosphere.
E-MailCO2 VESSEL AND PIPING SYSTEM **** Containers, cylinders and tanks shall be designed and constructed in accordance with approved standards. Containers, cylinders, tanks and other means used for containment of hazardous materials shall be of an approved type. Pressure vessels shall comply with the ASME Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code. note: Container spec sheet; CHART; declares ASME Compliant *** Piping, tubing, valves and fittings conveying hazardous materials shall be designed and installed in accordance with approved standards and shall be in accordance with IFC 2009 Sections 2703.2.2.1 and 2703.2.2.2. ***ATTENTION: Piping, tubing, hoses anf fittings shall be designed to a bursting pressure of at least four times the system design pressure. Materials of construction shall be employed for a potential exposure to a temperature of -109.3 degrees F. Piping shall be protected against physical damage. Signage shall be provided for piping and hose systems as follows: 1. Above-ground piping systems shall be marked in accordance with ANSI A13.1. 2. Station outlets shall be marked to indicate their intended usage. 3. Signs shall be posted, indicating clearly the location and identity of section shutoff valves.
IEquipment schedule identifies one carbon dioxide container; equipment plan sheet shows one CO2 container, *** Compressed gas containers, cylinders, tanks and systems shall not be placed in areas where they are capable of being damaged by falling objects. ****Please maintain a minimum of 1 foot clearance between rack storage and tank. Do not store materials above CO2 tank.
FYIFire Extinguishers 2-A:20-B:C located not more than 75 feet from pumps, dispensers or storage tank fill-pipe openings. Warning Signs Warning signs in the fuel-dispensing area: 1. It is illegal and dangerous to fill unapproved containers with fuel. 2. Smoking is prohibited. 3. The engine shall be shut off during the refueling process. 4. Portable containers shall not be filled while located inside the trunk, passenger compartment, or truck bed of a vehicle.
FYILabeling - An NFPA 704 compliant Hazard Placard is required for each pedestrian entry door rooms containing hazardous materials in excess of the exempt amounts (this door could be interior or exterior) and all such doors shall be included. The minimum size of the Hazard Placard shall be 15" by 15". This requirement is subject to verification at the time of the Hazardous materials Inspection prior to signing the Fire Final.
AttentionNOTE TO CONTRACTOR & FIRE INSPECTOR: Prior to scheduling the Fire Final please contact the Hazardous Materials Inspector to arrange a Hazardous Materials Inspection prior to final signature being provided.
FYIEquipment, machinery, and required detection and alarm systems associated with the use, storage, or handling of hazardous materials shall be listed or approved. This requirement is subject to verification at the time of the Hazardous materials Inspection prior to signing the Fire Final.
FYIOPERATOR CERTIFICATION Possess a minimum, Colorado Oil and Public Safety (OPS) Class C Operator certification. Records shall be kept at the premises or made available for inspection by the fire code official within 24 hours of a written or verbal request.
FYIMSDS Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for all hazardous materials shall be either readily available on the premises as a paper copy, or where approved, shall be permitted to be readily retrievable by electronic access. Approved electronic access shall be as follows: 1. Media shall be USB Flash Drive. 2. Format shall be Microsoft Word 2000 or newer docu-ment, PDF, or other approved format. Where a Knox Box is located at a facility, one USB de-vice shall be stored in the Knox Box and one device shall be located in an approved location(s). All devices and content shall be maintained.


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