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Building Requirements

Minimum Plan Requirements

Low-Rise Building (3 or more stories, but less than 75')

  • Fire sprinkler system required
  • Fire alarm system required
  • Automatic wet standpipe w/ fire pump providing 100 psi at roof

High-Rise Building (75' or taller):

  • Fire sprinkler system required
  • Fire alarm system required
  • Automatic wet standpipe w/ fire pump providing 100 psi at roof
  • High-Rise Package:
    • Pressurized stair towers
    • Fire command and control room 1st floor with all equipment reporting to control room
    • Firefighter phone jacks on all floors reporting back to control room
    • Back-up Generator to power all emergency systems

Parking Garages

  • Shall meet NFPA 88A, all requirements.

Assembly Occupancies (300 or more persons)

  • Requires fire sprinkler system
  • Requires voice evacuation fire alarm system
  • Seating arrangement

Plans - General

  • Provide interior finish schedules
  • Provide door schedules
  • Provide window schedules
  • Provide hydraulic calculations for sprinkler systems and cut sheets
  • Provide fire alarm cut sheets
  • Provide Life Safety Plan (shows egress, travel distances, exit doors)
  • Provide HVAC CFM schedule

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