||FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Hewlett Packard 305 S Rockrimmon Bd Remodel
Date of Plans: 5/13/14
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.
|Attention||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) RED-LINED COMMENTS
The following RED-LINED items are to be corrected prior to final inspection:
1. Electronic locking devices must be reviewed and approved by CSFD prior to installation.
|Attention||(STANDARD COMMENT) IMPACT TO EXITING AND/OR FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
Egress components and fire protection systems that may be negatively impacted by yoru 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) 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) FIRE EXTINGUISHERS - A, B, E OCCUPANCIES WITH FIRE SPRINKLERS
Fire Extinguishers are not required in Group A, B and E occupancies equipped throughout with QUICK RESPONSE fire sprinklers except in following locations:
Commercial cooking equipment
Flammable or combustible liquid usage, dispensing and storage
Special Hazard areas such as laboratories, computer and generator rooms
As specified in Table 906.1 of 2009 IFC.|
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE EXTINGUISHERS
Fire Extinguishers shall be provided in accordance with Section 906 of the 2009 IFC.
Install extinguishers in highly visible and accessible locations, never in a dead-end area, and always try to place them near an exit pathway or at an exit(s). Mount 4" off floor to a maximum of 5 ft. to the top of the fire ext. (HINT: About waist high is perfect.) "FIRE EXTINGUISHER" signs may need to be posted to properly identify where the units are located if they're not highly visible.
|Attention||(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.|
|Attention||(STANDARD COMMENT) LOCKING HARDWARE:
All locking and latching devices shall comply with the requirements of the adopted building and fire code.
1. SEE PREVIOUS NOTE REGARDING ELECTRONIC LOCKS
2. ALL EGRESS DOORS REQUIRED TO BE SINGLE ACTION, NO SPECIAL TOOLS OR KNOWLEDGE FROM THE EGRESS SIDE...UNLESS APPROVED WITH ALTERNATE HARDWARE.|
|FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
The following systems are present or required in this facility:
--XX---Fire Alarm System
---XX--Water-Based Suppression System (fire sprinklers, standpipes, etc)
-----Commercial Kitchen Hood Suppression System
-----Special Hazard Extinguishing System
Applicable Fire Protection System plans shall be submitted to the CSFD Construction Services office in the Regional Development Center.
|Attention||(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.
|Attention||(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) 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.
|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.