Builders/Developers Information

The Falcon Fire Department works closely with local builders and developers to help ensure they have all the information they need to plan, design, construct and complete residential and commercial projects within the Department’s jurisdiction.

The links on this site include information, regulations and forms builders and developers are most likely to need during the planning, design and construction process.

For more information regarding devlopment and construciton contact Chief Harwig at (719) 495-4050.

Pikes Peak Regional Building Department
El Paso County Development Services
  El Paso County Assessor



The information for builders and developers on this page include the Commercial Plan Submittal Checklist, information regarding Residential Construction in Wildland Urban Interface (pdf), and information about Fire Department Access requirements.

Fire Alarms

Fire Sprinklers

Builders and developers will find on this page a Plan Submittal Checklist for above ground and underground sprinkler systems, guidelines for submitting a letter for systems with 20 heads or less, and guidelines for a Residential Bucket Test.

Fixed-Fire Systems

This guideline will help builders and developers who design, install, test, and inspect wet chemical fire extinguishing systems used to protect commercial cooking appliances to comply with NFPA 17A.  The information contained in this document promotes compliance to ensure commercial type food heating and processing operations are adequately protected in the event of a grease fire.

Water SUPPLY/Hydrants

This section includes a Plan Submittal Checklist for fire hydrants and water mains as well as information regarding cisterns for fire protection and the Rural Water Fund.


This section contains a variety of information that doesn’t fit in to the other builder and developer categories. In this section, you’ll find information regarding:

Knox Box