Village and Town of Somers

Street Address
7511 – 12th Street
Kenosha, WI 53144

 

Mailing Address
P.O. Box 197
Somers, WI 53171

 

(262) 859-2822 Tel.
(262) 859-2331 Fax

 

Hours

8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Monday - Friday
 

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Inspection - Plan Review and Inspection Process

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PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTION PROCESS
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM

 
PROCESS DESCRIPTION

  • Approval form shall be completed and submitted to the Fire Department
  • Site plan shall be submitted to Fire Department for review and must include
    • Hydrant location –  Click here to view document.
    • FDC and Pumper Pad.  Click here to view document. Click here to view Pumper Pad drawing.
    • Occupancy use
    • Fire Apparatus Site Access with fire lane width noted.  Click here to view document.
    • A KNOXBOX (key access box) shall be installed at all buildings.
      • Refer to Town of Somers Ordinance Chapter 16.
      • How to order your KNOXBOX
        1. Go to home page of KNOXBOX. Click here.
        2. Click on Products/Place Order circle.
        3. Type 53171 in the zip code box. Press “search by zip” box.
        4. Scroll down to Somers Fire Dept. and continue with your order.
        5. It is important you select Somers Fire Dept. or your KNOXBOX product(s) will not work with the Somers Fire Dept.  Please double check before you order.

 
 
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM REVIEW

  • Submit Fire Protection System plans directly to:
FSCI
2420-Alft Lane
Elgin, IL 60124

Telephone: (847) 697-1300
Fax: (847) 697-1310

 

  • 2016-2017 FSCI Basic Fee Schedule With and Without Inspections.  Click here to view.
  • Specific requirements for plan submittals can be obtained at:  www.firesafetyfsci.com
  • Any plans submitted directly to the Somers Fire Department are subject to additional handling fee.
  • All fees associated with system plan review should be paid directly to FSCI.
  • Somers Fire Department shall receive approved set of plans from FSCI prior to work starting unless waived in writing by the Somers Fire Department.

 
 
ON-SITE FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM TESTING AND INSPECTION

  • Somers Fire Department shall perform all on-site testing and inspection of fire protection systems.
  • System installation contractor must be present at time of test/inspection.
  • Tests shall be scheduled a minimum of 72 hours in advance of test.
  • Somers Fire Department shall have received approved set of plans from FSCI prior to test.
  • See Plan Review and Inspection Fee Schedule for all fees associated with system testing and inspection.
  • Fees for testing and inspection shall be paid directly to:
 Village of Somers, Attention:  Fire Inspector, P.O. Box 197, Somers, WI 53171

 
 
FORMS-WORKSHEETS

 
CHECK LISTS

 
INSPECTION AND TESTING FEE SCHEDULE

 
TOWN FIRE PROTECTION ORDNANCE

 
FIRE INSPECTOR CONTACT INFORMATION

Lt. Joe Scruggs Village and Town of Somers Fire Inspector
P.O. Box 197
Somers, WI 53171
 
Ph: (262) 620-3285
Fax: (262) 552-8327

 
 

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