Standpipes

To avoid delays in your standpipe system plan review, please include at least two (2) sets of standpipe system plans (i.e., shop drawings) drawn to a standard, indicated engineering or architectural scale and submitted on sheets at least 18” by 24”. Standpipe systems shall be hydraulically calculated in accordance with NFPA 14. Plan submittals shall be in accordance with the requirements of NFPA 14 and shall include the following information:

  • The stamp/seal and original signature of a Colorado-licensed professional engineer
  • Details and arrangement of the standpipe system
  • The location, arrangement, water supply, equipment, and all other details necessary to establish compliance to the specified standard
  • Specifications covering the character of materials used
  • Manufacturers’ technical data sheets (i.e., “cut sheets”) for all system components
  • An elevation diagram
  • Hydraulic calculations with reference points corresponding to labeled points on the plans