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
 

Map Location

Inspection - Plan Review and Process

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PLAN REVIEW AND INSPECTION PROCESS
FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEM

 

PROCESS DESCRIPTION

  • Approval form shall be completed and submitted to the Somers Fire Department.
  • Site plan shall be submitted to the Somers Fire Department for review and must include the following:

 

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
  • Specific requirements for plan submittals can be obtained at FSCI.
  • Any plans submitted directly to the Somers Fire Department are subject to an additional handling fee.
  • All fees associated with system plan review should be paid directly to FSCI.
  • Somers Fire Department shall receive one set of approved plans given by 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 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 the Village of Somers, Attention:  Fire Inspector, P.O. Box 197, Somers, WI 53171

 

FORMS AND WORKSHEETS

Emergency Contact and Building Information Form
Fire Prevention Review Application Form
Occupancy Inspection Form
Occupant Load Sign Calculation Worksheet

Site Plan Review Requirements

 

CHECKLISTS

Sprinkler Inspection Checklist
Alarm System Inspection Checklist
Hood and Duct Inspection Checklist
Fire Pump Inspection Test Checklist
Final Inspection Checklist
New Construction Approval Checklist
Hydrostatic Inspection Checklist
FSCI Alarm Submittal Checklist
FSCI Sprinkler Submittal Checklist

 

INSPECTION AND TESTING FEE SCHEDULE

Plan Review and Inspection Fees Appendix A

 

VILLAGE OF SOMERS FIRE PROTECTION

Ordinance Chapter 16 "Automatic Sprinkler and Fire Prevention Systems"
Ordinance Chapter 5 "Fire and Rescue Protection"

 

FIRE INSPECTOR CONTACT INFORMATION

Captain Joe Scruggs, Fire Inspector
P.O. Box 197
Somers, WI 53171
Telephone: 262-620-3285
Fax: 262-552-8327
Email: jscruggs@somers.org