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A. Except where a building permit application has been received by the Village on or before August 21, 2000, all new one- and two-family residential construction shall be fully protected with an approved automatic fire protection system complying with NFPA-13D, 1999 edition, as amended by the following additions and deletions:
(1) The following provisions of chapter 4, section 4-3.3 of NFPA-13D, 1999 edition, are deleted:
(c) Table 4-184.108.40.206;
(d) Table 4-220.127.116.11;
(h) Figure 4-3.3.4; and
(2) The following provisions of chapter 4, section 4-3.3, appendix A of NFPA-13D, 1999 edition, are deleted:
(c) Figure A-4-18.104.22.168;
(d) A-4-3.3.4; and
(3) The following language is added to chapter 4, section 4-3.3 of NFPA-13D, 1999 edition: "Any approved automatic fire protection system installed in any one family dwelling, two family dwelling or manufactured home is prohibited from using or containing any antifreeze solution in any portion of said system."
(4) The following language is added to chapter 5, section 5-3.2, appendix A of NFPA-13D, 1999 edition: "An audible local alarm for the approved automatic fire suppression system shall be located on the outside of the dwelling at a location approved by the village's fire department, and shall produce an alarm signal of sufficient intensity (decibel level) to be clearly audible from the public right-of-way adjacent to said dwelling. In addition to said audible local alarm, it is recommended, but not required, that a visual indicator of said audible local alarm be located on the outside of the dwelling unit."
B. The connection of the approved automatic fire protection system shall comply with all of the requirements of the Village's Water Department.
C. Persons installing approved automatic fire protection systems within one- and two-family residential structures shall obtain a permit issued by the Village's Building Department.
D. Plans and specifications for all new approved automatic fire protection systems, and modifications to existing approved automatic fire protection systems, shall be submitted to the Village's Building Department for review prior to any installation or modification. All approved automatic fire protection system plans will be submitted by the Village to a private fire protection consultant for review. The permit applicant shall be responsible for all fees associated with all plan reviews as required by the Village's cost recovery policy.
E. Prior to any new approved automatic fire protection system being placed into service, it shall be inspected by, and tested in the presence of, a private fire protection consultant designated by the Building Commissioner. A minimum of forty eight (48) hours' notice shall be provided prior to any required inspection and testing. The applicant shall be responsible for all fees associated with the rough inspection, final inspection, and any re-inspections as required by the Village's cost recovery policy.
F. Every effort shall be made to ensure that sprinkler pipes are not installed within cold spaces or exterior walls. If there is no alternative but to place sprinkler pipes in a cold space or within exterior walls, said sprinkler pipes shall be fully insulated with an insulation value of R38, and said insulated area shall be completely framed in and boxed in using plywood. These plywood boxes shall be completed and in place at the time of the rough sprinkler inspection.
G. One sealed and stamped current set of approved sprinkler plans shall be on site at all times for use by the sprinkler inspector when performing any sprinkler system inspection.
H. The contractor installing the sprinkler system shall provide two (2) complete sets of as built drawings of the sprinkler system to the sprinkler inspector at the time of the final inspection. Said as built drawings shall include a sworn statement by the contractor certifying that the as built drawings are true and accurate. (Ord. 18-12-27)