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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.

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MORNINGSTAR AT BEAR CREEK - MAIN
02450 LOWER GOLD CAMP RD

Review DateStatusComment(s)
10/14/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Morningstar at Bear Creek.2450 Lower Gold Camp Rd: new assisted living facilty Date of Plans: 6.28.13 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. Door Hardware - touch sense bars will not be permitted on required exit doors (main entry) due to their insensitivity to gloved hands or prosthetics. 2. Panic hardware shall be provided on doors 1122 and 1154 as they are marked exits. 3. Doors leading to enclosed exterior courtyards shall not be marked as exits as they do not lead to the public way.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) WATER SUPPLY REQUIRED ON SITE Required water supplies for fire protection, either temporary or permanent, shall be made available as soon as combustible material arrives on the site. (2009 1412)
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) FIRE FLOW TESTING - NEW HYDRANTS: All actual hydrant flow tests shall be conducted prior to the start of construction or the arrival of combustible material on site. It is the responsibility of the owner or their designated representative to ensure an approved water supply is provided.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CONTACTS FOR FLOW TESTING HYDRANTS PUBLIC/CITY OWNED HYDRANTS: Contact SEAN HIGBEE, CSU at 668-4595 or via email at shigbee@csu.org to schedule an ACTUAL flow test. Be sure to provide them with a CSFD plan review number to include with their flow reports. CSFD need not be present when City Utilities flow tests hydrants as we will accept their reports. PLEASE ALLOW 1-2 WEEKS NOTICE PRIVATE HYDRANTS: Contact your assigned inspector to schedule a flow test of PRIVATE OWNED hydrants. A contractor capable of performing the test will be required as CSFD Inspectors WITNESS only. CSFD will not accept flow test results we have not witnessed.
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) KNOX (TM) ENTRY FOR NEW BUILDINGS KNOX (TM) --xxx---Box is required at this location. It is recommended that all KNOX (TM) boxes be placed in a highly accessible location approximately 10 feet off of the ground, and usually placed near the front entrance to the building. KNOX (TM) Security Equipment is the only approved type, and must be ordered directly through the CSFD Division of the Fire Marshal at 2880 International Circle, Suite 200-7, or by calling (719) 385-5982. ***************ALLOW AT LEAST 4 WEEKS DELIVERY TIME ************************* YOUR FINAL WILL NOT BE APPROVED WITHOUT THE KNOX SECURITY EQUIPMENT INSTALLED! YOU MUST ALSO CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT LEAST 1 WEEK PRIOR TO YOUR REQUEST FOR FIRE FINALS TO ARRANGE FOR A CSFD FIRE INSPECTOR TO MEET YOU AT THE SITE TO INSTALL PROPER KEYS FOR THE BUILDING INTO THE KNOX SECURITY UNIT.
FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) OCCUPANT LOAD THE OCCUPANT LOAD FOR THIS FACILITY IS: 808 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) 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) OPERATIONAL PERMITS An Operational Permit is required for the following process(es) indicated on your submittal documents: --xxx---Flammable/combustible Liquids - generator Please contact the Division of the Fire Marshal at 719-385-5978 for additional information.
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) ABOVE/UNDERGOUND STORAGE TANKS Above and underground storage tanks are NOT APPROVED with this review as they are a deferred submittal which require a separate permit, plan review and inspection through the Division of the Fire Marshal and are not part of this review and/or approval. Please contact 719-385-5978 for additional information.
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) DISAPPROVED ITEMS ADDRESSED The plans have been resubmitted and all the disapproved comments have been addressed and/or corrected as follows: 1. Approved water plans were attached 2. Approved Development plan was attached 3. Enumerations has approved the plans 4. HazMat triage was provided showing 5-10 pounds medical oxygen andf 400 gallons 5. door hardware schedule and specs provided.
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. (105.4.4)
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. (105.4.4)
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.
8/15/2013 ApprovedGenerator on site
7/30/2013 FYI*****(STANDARD COMMENT) This project is: Morningstar at Bear Creek.2450 Lower Gold Camp Rd: new assisted living facilty Date of Plans: 6.28.13 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.
Disapproved*****(STANDARD COMMENT 19) DISAPPROVED COMMENTS The following information and/or corrections are needed prior to completing a full plan review. Please respond, in writing on letterhead, to each of the following comments: 1. Please provide door hardware schedule. Also review the disapproved plans for additional written comments prior to submittal of new plans.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) DEVELOPMENT PLAN Attach copies of the "City Approved" development plan to each set of construction plans submitted to the Colorado Springs Fire Department for review.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) WATER PLANS The City APPROVED" fire hydrant and water main plans are to be ATTACHED to all sets of construction plans for CSFD plan reviews.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) TEMPORARY ADDRESS A temporary address has been assigned to these plans. CSFD will not approve the construction plans until the Regional Building Department Enumerations Office has assigned a permanent address to this facility, and has approved the construction plans.
Disapproved(STANDARD COMMENT) HAZARDOUS MATERIALS: Provide listed information on the haz-mat triage form for all Use/Dispensing/Storage of Hazardous Materials and Flammable Liquids that will be used within this facility. Provide an inventory list, including their uses and amounts, for all chemicals and/or compressed gases, stored, handled and/or dispensed on site. PLEASE INSURE YOU ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS AT THE BOTTOM OF THE FORMS, AND FILL OUT THE REQUESTED INFORMATION. All forms and packets are available at https://www.springsgov.com/Page.aspx?NavID=1094.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) CORRECTIONS All corrections and comments are to be submitted back to CSFD in writing, or provid submittal sheets/drawings, etc as requested, to complete the review. Corrections are not accepted over the phone, via fax or verbally.
Attention(STANDARD COMMENT) THE DISAPPROVED ITEMS MAY NOT CONSITITUE A COMPLETE LIST OF VIOLATIONS. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE DESIGNER/ARCHITECT TO CONDUCT A COMPLETE RE-REVIEW OF THE PLANS FOR ADDITIONAL VIOLATIONS OF THE ADOPTED CODES/STANDARDS AND INCORRECT INFORMATION PRIO TO RESUBMITTING.
FYI(STANDARD COMMENT) RESUBMITTALS Re-reviews may be submitted back to the CSFD by direct submittal at the Construction Services counter, or through the Regional Building Department's routing system.
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. (105.4.4)


 

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