||Approved||RECORD TIME ONLY FOR AS-BUILT DRAWINGS|
||I||From: Roger Wallace [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, August 02, 2013 12:12 PM
To: Withee, Doreen E
Cc: Embres, Rhonda C.
Subject: Fw: Red Rock Church / fire sprinkler inspection.
Thought I would forward the following email to you, thank you.
Roger J. Wallace
Brick Wall Fire Sprinkler, LLC
----- Original Message -----
From: Kerry Abernathy
To: Roger Wallace ; Ryan Lloyd
Cc: Rhonda Hinrichs
Sent: Friday, August 02, 2013 11:00 AM
Subject: Re: Red Rock Church / fire sprinkler inspection.
We discussed the CSFP inspection concerns at our Owner / Architect / Builder meeting yesterday.
Ryan Lloyd (Architect) designed the stage with 5/8" fire retardant plywood (plan A2.0). He (Ryan) made sure this was approved without sprinklers during the plan review.
Since I'm out of pocket till the middle of next week please feel free to contact Ryan Lloyd at 322-1022 should you have any questions in regards to the stage design and what all took place on the stage design during plan review. Regards.
Ryan, the Rhonda being mentioned below I'd the CSFP inspector.
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On Aug 2, 2013, at 7:52, "Roger Wallace" wrote:
We had our fire inspection the other day and Rhonda is questioning the new addition to the stage.
The existing stage was constructed of non combustible material and no sprinklers were required. The existing stage has a layer of backer board or some type of noncombustible material under the plywood decking, the new stage was constructed with plywood only. Was the plywood fire treated? How do you want to handle this issue?
Roger J. Wallace
Brick Wall Fire Sprinkler, LLC
||FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT 1) This project is: Red Rock Church 6805 Corporate Dr, Suite 140: Interior Remodel
Date of Plans: June 2013
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 3) HEAD EXTENDERS:
BE ADVISED: Head Extenders are not allowed in the City of Colorado Springs.|
|FYI||*****(STANDARD COMMENT 6) The fire sprinkler system is being installed by: BRICK WALL FIRE SPRINKLER
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 8) SCOPE OF WORK:
Area/scope of work is ----23- SPRINKLERS IN the building.
Flex Connections: NOT PERMITTED
|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 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 36) GENERAL INFORMATION SIGN
A general information sign used to identify the system design basis and information relative to the requirements of NFPA 25, shall be provided with a permanently marked weather-proof metal or rigid plastic sign, secured at each system control riser, antifreeze loop and auxiliary control valve.
|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!
|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.