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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.

TRI LAKES COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER
17230 JACKSON CREEK PKWY

Review DateStatusComment(s)
6/30/2014 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Tri Lakes Community Health Center, 17230 Jackson Creek Pkwy: new medical office building - SHELL ONLY 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 6) The fire sprinkler system is being installed by: SIMPLEXGRINNELL CSFD does not allow any combustibles into a building until a sprinkler system has passed it's final acceptance test performed by CSFD Inspector's.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 7) SPRINKLER SYSTEM DESIGN: Type of System: WET Type of head (s): QR SSU/SSP ORDINARY AND INTERMEDIATE TEMP K=5.6 Design Density: 0.1 Design Area: 900 Adjustments: REDUCTION FOR QR SPRINKLERS Flex Connections: PERMITTED Brand: AQUAFLEX Equivalent Length: 36-INCH = 44 FEET UL 2443/FM 1637 Complaint: YES
Approved/Corrected*****(STANDARD COMMENT 9) The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection: 1. It is assumed the FDC is within 100-feet of a fire hydrant capable of supplying the fire sprinkler system demand as the site plans it not to scale. 2. Sprinklers shall be added to the beam pockets on either side of the corridor on 3rd floor where necessary due to the W21 beams.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 10) WATER SUPPLY/SYSTEM DEMAND INFORMATION: The Water Flow Calculation show a water supply of having a ---157-- PSI Static; 18 PSI Residual; --2400--- GPM Flow. Sprinkler Demand of -287---- gpm, including ---100-- hose demand, at --96--- psi is needed at the HYDRANT All hydraulic designed systems are to have the Hydraulic Placard information sign secured to the sprinkler riser.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 20) LICENSED INSTALLER: An On-Site Installer shall supervise all on-site work on any fire sprinkler project. This On-Site Installer shall have a current Installer Card issued by RBD, on his person, while on the job site.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 23) MANUFACTURER'S SPECIFICATIONS: The approved set of Fire Sprinkler Plans, cut sheets on all equipment being installed, and the installation permit are to be on site for all fire department inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CPVC ROUGH INSPECTIONS: Sprinkler Heads shall not be installed on CPVC piping until CSFD has witnessed a visual rough-inspection of all piping and granted permission to install sprinklers.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 26) CONCEALED SPACES - This plan did not provide any information on combustible concealed spaces. NFPA 13 requires that "All concealed spaces enclosed wholly or partially by exposed combustible construction shall be protected by sprinklers". There are 12 specific allowances to this section that allow for the omission of sprinklers. If there are combustible concealed areas found during the installation of the system that do not meet the requirements of the 12 allowances, then these areas will be required to be sprinkled. (NFPA 13:8.15.1) IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE INSTALLER TO MAKE SURE THAT THE SYSTEM IS INSTALLED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STANDARD.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 27) FREEZING CONDITIONS It is the designer's responsibility to provide the building owner with a system design that will continue to function reliably even under adverse temperature conditions. The sprinkler contractor must be conscious of field conditions that may affect the performance of their system, such as drafts, disturbed insulation, installation along exterior walls, etc. and incorporate such conditions into a reliable design.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 35) CERTIFICATE OF INSTALLATION: It is the installer's responsibility to certify through this form (attached to the plans) that the system has been properly installed and tested. The form is to be filled out in its entirety PRIOR TO THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRE INSPECTOR conducting the final inspection and/or acceptance test of the system. FINAL INSPECTIONS WILL NOT BE CONDUCTED WITHOUT THIS FORM BEING COMPLETED.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) AS-BUILT PLANS All deviations from approved plans shall be documented and submitted to CSFD for archival. Reviews will not be conducted on as-builts, unless specifically required by the fire inspector, as these field changes are often verified as compliant by the fire inspectors. All as-built plans shall be conspicuously marked as such.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) 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 37) ROUGH VISUAL INSPECTIONS: Rough Visual inspections shall be completed PRIOR TO any bucket tests or final inspections.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 38) CONCEALED WORK: The fire sprinkler piping shall not be covered up by walls, sheetrock, ceiling tiles, etc... prior to the CSFD visual inspections of the piping. If the piping is covered, and the inspectors cannot inspect it as is required by Fire Code, the walls,sheetrock, ceiling tiles, etc... will be required to be removed. If this means that finished ceilings will need to be removed, this will be required to be done! (IFC 106.3)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT 39) 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 2003 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) DEW REVIEWER CONTACT: If you have any specific questions or concerns about these comments, please feel free to contact me at: Doreen "Dee" Withee, CFPS Fire Protection Engineer II, CSFD 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7361 / (F) 719-385-7330 dwithee@springsgov.com
6/12/2014 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Tri Lakes Community Health Center, 17230 Jackson Creek Pkwy: 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 6) The fire sprinkler system is being installed by: SIMPLEXGRINNELL CSFD does not allow any combustibles into a building until a sprinkler system has passed it's final acceptance test performed by CSFD Inspector's.
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 2003 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) DEW REVIEWER CONTACT: If you have any specific questions or concerns about these comments, please feel free to contact me at: Doreen "Dee" Withee, CFPS Fire Protection Engineer II, CSFD 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7 Colorado Springs, CO 80910 (T) 719-385-7361 / (F) 719-385-7330 dwithee@springsgov.com
Disapproved*****(STANDARD COMMENT 42) DISAPPROVED COMMENTS: The following information and/or corrections are needed prior to conducting a full plan review. PLEASE RESPOND IN WRITING ON LETTERHEAD TO EACH OF THE FOLLOWING COMMENTS: 1. 1st floor corridor 100, there is an obstruction issue with the soffit. 2. Inconsistent coverage under the duct work - second floor only a part of the 36-inch duct was sprinklered underneath when it's not even required - please clarify. Same for the 3rd floor 48-inch duct work. 3. 3rd floor there appears to be unprotect pockets near the corridors. Please clarify 4. Fire hydrant and FDC locations are not shown on the site plan - I cannot verify the FDC is within 100-feet of a fire hydrant without this information. 5. the use of Flex connections were not accounted for in the hydraulic calculations and their use is not permitted unless the equivalent lengths are included. 6. Jason Lambert is not a registered RME for SimplexGrinnell and thus we cannot accept his signature as such. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT 43) PLAN REVIEW NUMBER: All plans submitted are required to have the FIRE DEPARTMENT "PLAN REVIEW NUMBER" provided on the submitted plans. This Number can be obtained from the general contractor, and is a specific number assigned to each individual project reviewed by the CSFD. All projects have a plan review number assigned.


 

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