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 System plans must be picked up within 30 days. All system plans left longer than 30 days will be discarded as abandoned.


Review DateStatusComment(s)
6/26/2014 I6/26/14 revised plan sheets G0.1 DATED 6/12/14 shows EM DISCONNECTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE IFC 2009 AS AMENDED; INTERIOR AND EXTERIOR. OK
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. INSTALLATION OF TWO USTS, 20,000 GAL EACH AND PUMP ISLAND date of plan 4/18/14 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.
AttentionINSTALLATION OF TWO USTS, 20,000 GAL EACH THREE INSPECTIONS ARE TYPICAL FOR TANK INSTALLATIONS 1) Tank pressures 2) Piping/trenching --pressure line tests 3) Final including emergency shutoffs testing; island; signs labeling; fire extinguishers Contact the CSFD Div of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978 to schedule all inspections associated with tank permit.
AttentionATTENTION *********ATTENTION *****************EMERGENCY DISCONNECT SWITCH Emergency disconnect switches. 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 loca-tion. 2203.2.1 Emergency disconnect switch signage. 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. SEE PLAN REDLINE COMMENTS 6/4/14 KAY PLAN SHEET G.01
AttentionPERMIT APPLICATION It 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. 719-385-5978 INSTALLATION OF TWO USTS, 20,000 GAL EACH * Include a copy of the State of CO Upgrade/installation permit application & notification (not included in this submittal.) It is 7 Eleven's responsibility to apply for all state and/or other applicable permits. to come via email
AttentionVEHICULAR PROTECTION OF DISPENSERS U-Shaped Bollards placed at the ENDS of the dispensers do not fully protect these pieces of equipment unless there is less than 4' between the U-Shaped bollards and a minimum of 6 inch curb island for dispensers. Dispensing devices, except those installed on top of a protected above-ground tank that qualifies as vehicle-impact resistant, shall be protected against physical damage by mounting on a concrete island 6 inches (152 mm) or more in height, or shall be pro-tected in accordance with Section 312. Dispensing devices shall be installed and securely fastened to their mounting surface in accordance with the dispenser manufacturer's instructions. Vehicle protection shall meet meet the code requirements of Section 312 and shall be spaced appropriately across the face of the dispensers.
AttentionPROTECTION OF DISPENSERS - 2009 IFC Commentary Figure 312.2(1). Vehicular protection with U shape bollards and properly spaced around dispensing island shall be provided and the installation of shear valves as required by 2009 IFC Section 2206.7.4." Dispensing devices shall be placed by mounting on a concrete island 6 Inches or more in height, and shall be protected by the installation of: Bollards: Shall be at least four (4) inch diameter schedule 40 or thicker steel posts set in concrete at least thirty-six (36) inches deep below grade and fifteen (15) inches in diameter for protection around hazardous equipment and fire protection equipment. The inside of the posts shall also be filled with concrete for their entirety. Posts shall be located not more than four (4) feet, and not less than one (1) foot from tanks or equipment, and shall be so arranged so as to not interfere with maintenance or operations of that equipment. Posts shall extend aboveground to a minimum height of 3 feet above finished grade at the protected location. The number of posts shall be sufficient to encircle the exposed portion of the equipment to be protected and shall not exceed 4 feet on-center. OR Concrete (Jersey) Barriers: Around above-ground tanks, approval may be given to install concrete road-barriers (jersey barriers) where barriers are spaced not more than four (4) feet apart and not less than four (4) feet from the tank(s) to be protected. Installation of these barriers is at the discretion of the Fire Code Inspector. Such barriers must conform to the requirements of the 2003 IFC, Section 312.3 with respect to height (36" min.) and force resistivity.
FYITANKS SOUTHEAST CORNER OF PROPERTY Tanks Description: TWO Fiberglass tank with a capacity of 20,000 gallons each Xerxes UL and UL/Diesel (split) Type of containment: Double Wall (Sheet submittal indicates interstitial monitoring, interstitial secondary containment space, FRP * SIX dispensing pumps
AttentionIf dispensed from, provide an automatic shut-off switch for each tank. This switch shall be located at an approved location. An approved automatic emergency shutoff valve designed to close in the event of a fire or impact shall be properly installed in the liquid supply line at the base of each dispenser supplied by a remote pump. The valve shall be installed so that the shear groove is flush with or within1/2 inch (12.7 mm) of the top of the concrete dispenser island and there is clearance provided for maintenance purposes around the valve body and operating parts. The valve shall be installed at the liquid supply line inlet of each overhead-type dispenser. Where installed, a vapor return line located inside the dispenser hous-ing shall have a shear section or approved flexible connector for the liquid supply line emergency shutoff valve to function. Emergency shutoff valves shall be installed and maintained in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions, tested at the time of initial installation and at least yearly thereafter in accordance with Section 2205.2.4.
FYIUST - SECONDARY CONTAINMENT Secondary containment shall be provided for new installations of underground tanks in accordance with 2009 IFC Chapters 22 and 34.
AttentionBREAKAWAY DEVICES - Dispensers hoses for Class I and II liquids shall be equipped with a listed emergency breakaway device designed to retain liquid on both sides of the breakaway point.
FYIInstall tank per manufacturer's specifications and IFC 2009 chapters 34 and 22.
FYIUST - DEPTH OF BURY NO VEHICLE TRAFFIC ON TOP OF TANK: Tanks shall be covered with a minimum of 2 feet of earth or 1 foot of earth and 4 inch thick reinforced concrete slab. WITH VEHICLE TRAFFIC ON TOP OF TANK: Tank shall be covered with a minimum of 3 feet of earth or 18 inches of tamped earth with 6 inch thick reinforced concrete slab or 8 inches of asphalt paving. DEEPLY BURIED TANKS Tanks covered with more than 7 feet of earth shall provide comply with specific manufacturer's requirements for such depth or engineered reinforcements shall be designed and provided.
FYITank Location: SOUTHEAST CORNER These tanks are shown to be located below an 8" layer of concrete plus a 12" pea gravel bedding and 40" pea gravel cover. This meets the requirements of NFPA 30, (6" min gravel side cover, with min 8" asphalt plus 36" min earth top cover). Note that it is the responsibility of the Tank Installtion Contractor to verify that the tank is able to withstand the depths/covers shown in addition to vehicle traffic weight.
FYIEnsure that proper placarding and labeling has been placed where appropriate in accordance with NFPA 704
FYIA minimum 20:B manual extinguisher is required to be located in an accessible location within 75 ft from the tank. This extinguisher should be at least 10 ft from the tank. ** Plan shows Fire Extinguishers at pump islands
IALL TANKS Pressure test to be conducted by installer to verify vessel integrity. Proof of pressure test shall be presented to Fire Inspector upon Final Inspection of facility.
ITESTING - Underground tanks shall be tested for tightness hydrostatically or pneumatically at not less than 3 pounds per square inch (20.7 kPa) and not more than 5 pounds per square inch (34.5 kPa) for 30 minutes. Pneumatic testing shall not be used on a tank containing flammable or combustible liquids or vapors.
FYIUST - LOCATION Underground storage tanks shall be located a minimum of 3 feet from basements, pits, cellars, and property lines. Nearest property line and building is greater than 50 feet from dispensing island/tanks
FYIDISPENSER ELECTRICAL DISCONNECTS - An electrical disconnect switch shall be provided for all dispensers in accordance the Electric Code.
FYIUST - MULTIPLE TANK INSTALLATIONS A minimum shell-to-shell separation of 1 foot shall be maintained between underground tanks.
FYISOURCES OF IGNITION - Smoking and open flames shall be prohibited in areas where fuel is dispensed. The engines of vehicles being fueled shall be stopped.
ISIGNS - Signs prohibiting smoking, prohibiting dispensing into unapproved containers ands requiring vehicle engines to be stopped during fueling shall be conspicuously posted within sight of the dispenser.
FYINOZZLES - A listed automatic-closing type hose nozzle valve with or without a latch-open device shall be provided on island-type dispensers used for dispensing Class I, II, or III-A liquids.
FYIEMERGENCY SHUTDOWN DEVICES - Emergency shutdown devices shall be provided for all fuel dispensers. Emergency shutdown devices for exterior fuel dispensers shall be located within 100 feet of, but not less than 20 feet from dispensers. Such devices shall be distinctly labeled as EMERGENCY FUEL SHUTDOWN DEVICE.
FYIDISPENSING DEVICES - Dispensing devices shall be located as follows: 1) 10 Ten feet or more from property lines. 2) Ten feet or more from buildings having combustible exterior wall surfaces or buildings having noncombustible exterior wall surfaces that are not part off the one-hour fireresistive assembly. 3) Such that all portions of the vehicle being fueled will be on the premises of the motor vehicle fuel dispensing station. 4) Such that the nozzle, when fully extended, will not reach within 5 feet of the building openings, and 5) Twenty feet or more from fixed sources of ignition.
AttentionDISPENSER INSTALLATION - Dispensing devices shall be secured in an approved manner, Dispensers shall not be secured to the island using piping or conduit.
FYIDISPENSER HOSE LENGTH - Dispenser hoses shall be a maximum of 18 feet in length unless approved. Dispensing hoses shall be listed and approved. When not in use, hoses shall be reeled, racked or otherwise protected from damage.
FYICLEARANCE FROM COMBUSTIBLE MATERIALS - Weeds, grass, brush, trash and other combustible materials shall be kept not less that 10 feet from fuel storage vessels and fuel handling equipment
FYIUST - NONMETALLIC TANKS All nonmetallic tanks shall be installed in strict conformance to tank manufacturer's instructions. A copy of those instructions shall be kept on the job site available for inspection and use by the Fire Inspector.
FYIUST - AREAS SUBJECT TO FLOODING Underground storage tanks installed in areas subject to flooding shall be anchored in accordance with the 2009 IFC.
FYIUST - LISTED EQUIPMENT All equipment, machinery, and required detection and alarm system associated with the storage use or handling or hazardous materials shall be approved or listed.
FYIUST - PHYSICAL PROTECTION OF EXPOSED EQUIPMENT Exposed portions of storage tanks, connected piping, valves, and fittings subject to damage from vehicles shall be protected in accordance with all applicable provisions of the 2009 IFC. This includes vent piping.
FYIUST - CORROSION Underground storage tanks shall be provided with corrosion protection.
FYIUST - TANK DETAILS The design, construction, and general installation of underground tanks shall be in accordance with 2009 IFC Chapters 27, 22, and 34 as well as NFPA 30, current edition.
FYIUST - TANK DETAILS Openings in tanks other than vents shall be in accordance with 2009 IFC Chapters 22 and 34.
FYIUST - TANK VENTS The maximum static head imposed at the bottom of a tank by a liquid filled vent pipe shall not exceed 10 psi. This effectively limits the maximum vertical height of a vent pipe based on the physical properties of the stored fluid.
FYIUST - TANK VENTING Normal venting shall be installed in accordance with 2009 IFC Chapters 22 and 34. This includes vent line flame arrestors being installed in accordance with there listing; location of vent line outlets; vent piping installation; manifolding; and minimum size. Tanks storing Class 1A liquids shall be equipped with pressure/vacuum venting devices with integral flame arresters which shall be normally closed except under venting conditions.
FYIUST - PIPING Piping, valves, and fittings shall be in accordance with 2009 IFC Chapters 22 and 34. This includes protection from vehicle damage and corrosion protection.
FYIUST - SPILL CONTROL Overfill protection shall be provided for each fill pipe to collect liquids spilled by overfilling during tank-filling. Capacity of overfill shall be at least 5 gallons and equipped with a drain valve.
FYIUST - SPILL CONTROL An overfill prevention system shall be provided in accordance with one of the following: 1 - Audible and visible alarm when the tank reaches 90% of capacity. 2 - Automatic shutoff of flow when tank reaches 95% of capacity. 3 - Reduced flow fill rates to less than 15 gpm so the tank will not overfill for 30 minutes and automatically shutoff flow into the tank.
FYIUST - LEAK DETECTION Underground storage tanks shall be provided with approved leak detection in accordance with 2009 IFC Chapters 27, 22 and 34. ** Plan shows VEEDER ROOT TLS 350 Plus
FYIUST - LIQUID LEVEL CONTROL Liquid level control(s) shall be provide for atmospheric tanks greater than 500 gallons to prevent overfilling the tank.
FYIUST - ELECTRICAL WIRING AND EQUIPMENT Electrical wiring and equipment shall be installed to conform to the Electrical Code.
FYIUST - CONTROL OF STATIC Means shall be provided to avoid the accumulating of static charge.


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