|Owner / Applicant Information|
|7001 W. 56TH STREET|
|Fire Protection and Code Consultants, LLC|
|1520 Main Street|
|Browning Day Mullins Dierdorf|
|626 North Illinois Street|
|Indianapolis Colts Football Center|
|7001 W. 56th street|
|Project Type||New||Addition||Y||Alteration||Existing||Change of Occupancy|
|Project Status||U||F=Filed U or Null=Unfiled|
|IDHS Issued Correction order?||No||No|
|Violation Issued by:||NA|
|Local Building Official|
|Local Fire Official|
|Code Name:||Other Code (Not in the list provided)|
|706.8, 2014 IBC|
|Conditions:|| A four hour fire wall separating an addition to the existing colts training facility from an existing indoor particle facility will have openings within the wall that will be larger than 156 square feet and the total width of the openings will be 44.16% of the length of the wall.
|DEMONSTRATION THAT PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELFARE ARE PROTECTED:|
|1=Non-compliance with the rule will not be adverse to the public health, safety or we|
| 2= Applicant will undertake alternative actions in lieu of compliance with the rule to ensure that granting of the variance will not be adverse to public health, safety, or welfare. Explain why alternative actions would be adequate (be specific).
|Facts:|| 1. The existing training facility and the new addition will be protected by an automatic fire sprinkler system per NFPA 13. Additional close spaced sprinklers 6'-0" O.C. will be provided along the addition side of the openings to provide additional protection for the openings.
2. The openings will be protected by 3 hour fire rated assemblies.
3. The existing practice facility is a indoor football field and will have an extremely low fire load and poses a low fire exposure hazard.
|DEMONSTRATION OF UNDUE HARDSHIP OR HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT STRUCTURE:|
| Imposition of the rule would result in an undue hardship (unusual difficulty) because of physical limitations of the construction site or its utility services.
|Y|| Imposition of the rule would result in an undue hardship (unusual difficulty) because of major operational problems in the use of the building or structure.
| Imposition of the rule would result in an undue hardship (unusual difficulty) because of excessive costs of additional or altered construction elements.
| Imposition of the rule would prevent the preservation of an architecturally or a historically significant part of the building or structure.
|Facts:|| The owner's undue hardship is the desire to provide an unobstructed view of the indoor practice field from the event space in the new addition.