||FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Bar Louie, 3255 Cinema Pt: interior remodel - change in occupancy from B or A2
Date of Plans: 6.4.14
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. Decorative Vegetation shall comply with section 806.2 of the 2009 IFC - certificates of compliance with NFPA 701 shall be provided to the fire inspector.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) CHANGE OF USE/OCCUPANCY
It appears this project is a change of use or occupancy for this building. As such, the building must meet the current adopted fire code for its new use/occupancy.|
|FYI||(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.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) KNOX (TM) ENTRY FOR EXISTING BUILDINGS
Existing KNOX (TM) Box shall be updated to provide a minimum of 2 sets of labeled keys for all doors and tenants.
|FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) OCCUPANT LOAD
THE OCCUPANT LOAD FOR THIS FACILITY IS: 316
The occupant load, calculated by the Regional Building Department shall be posted in a visible location. This determined number shall not be exceeded under any circumstance.
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) ASSEMBLY OCCUPANCIES
The following is a list of concerns to be aware of for Assembly Occupancies:
Fire Alarms Fire Sprinkler Systems
Door locking hardware Knox Box
Interior and Decorative Finish Occupant Load Signs
|FYI||(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.|
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) LOCKING HARDWARE:
All locking and latching devices shall comply with the requirements of the adopted building and fire code.|
|FYI||(STANDARD COMMENT) HAZ-MAT REVIEW REQUIRED
It appears that hazardous materials may be located on site. Your plans have been forwarded to the HazMat reviewer.
If hazardous materials exceed exempt amounts, you will also be required to submit a Hazardous Material Management Plan for annual permitting.
Additional tank installation permits and plan reviews may also be required. Check with the CSFD for details.
|Attention||(STANDARD COMMENT) CARBONATED BEVERAGE DISPENSING
Gaseous Carbon Dioxide is an asphyxiant gas and exposure to high concentrations may cause toxic effects including asphyxiation. To provide for the safety of building occupants and emergency personnel, ventilation in accordance with the IFC Sections 3007.2, 2704.3 or 2705.1.9 is required where concentrations of this gas are stored or present.
All new or proposed building ventilation system designs shall be submitted for review and permit approval to the Pikes Peak Regional Building Department.
|FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS
The following systems are present or required in this facility:
--XXX---Fire Alarm System
--XXX---Water-Based Suppression System (fire sprinklers, standpipes, etc)
-XXX----Commercial Kitchen Hood Suppression System
Applicable Fire Protection System plans shall be submitted to the CSFD Construction Services office in the Regional Development Center.
|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) 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.