General and Sub-Contractor Responsibilities (3)

General Contractor - New Construction / Build-Outs – for “Final Fire”

  1. Addressing.
  2. Mechanical – all new duct detectors shall be tested with smoke.
  3. Knox box – (new buildings) shall be mounted and have the following placed inside of the box.
    1. Keys to the following:
      1. Main entrance.
      2. All mechanical and electrical rooms.
      3. Emergency elevator operations (2).
      4. Fire alarm panel.
      5. Pull stations.
    2. Business card of 24/7 emergency point of contact.
  4. Electrical – Panel schedule, spares in the off position.
  5. Signage – Stairwells, mechanical, electrical, exits.
  6. Lighting - emergency.
  7. Extinguishers – quantity, type, location.
  8. Prior to final approval of construction, it is the responsibility of the property owner or their designee to ensure 100% radio/cellular communication capabilities for all fire and police personnel in accordance with NFPA 72, Chapter 24, Paragraph 24.5.2 Two-Way Radio Communications Enhancement Systems.  If a failure occurs, a radio/cellular enhancement system will need to be installed.

Fire Sprinkler Contractor

  1. Below ground testing certificate.
  2. Above ground testing certificate.
  3. Fire Pump testing certificate (new buildings).
  4. An original copy (non-copy machine) of NFPA 13.
  5. Hydraulic plates.
  6. Spare Heads and associated wrenches.
  7. Escutcheons/cover plates.
  8. Copy of plans – 4” PVC by FACP.
  9. Maintenance Contract.
  10. Signage.

Fire Alarm Contractor

  1. Location of electrical panel and breaker associated with the panel.
  2. Contact number inside of the panel door.
  3. Account number inside of the panel door.
  4. All strobes within visual of another shall be in synchronization.
  5. Record of Completion.
  6. Monitoring Contract.
  7. Maintenance Contract.
  8. Copy of plans – 4” PVC by FACP.

Fire Suppression Contractor


  1. Notification Device.
  2. Gas company representative.
  3. Electrical Inspector.
  4. Representative of the business (owner/chef).
  5. Chain.
  6. Shunt Trip.
  7. Chocks.
  8. Pre-Engineered Restaurant Fire Suppression Systems Report.
  9. Signage.


  1. Notification Device.
  2. Fan test – Enclosure Integrity Report.
  3. Signage.

Petroleum Fuel Tank Contractor

  1. Underground visualization to ensure tank integrity.
  2. Underground of tank to ensure mounting/strapping.
  3. Pressure Test of all lines coming from tanks.
  4. Upon completion, each emergency shut-off to be tested.