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fire access panel requirements from qatar civil defence / qcd / qcdd

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Requirements for small projects

Kahramaa / Baladiya Requirements

following statement shall be indicated on the first or cover sheet:


Civil Defense Requirements

No need for any drawings, just standard following statement shall be given on all architectural drawing:

Owner or contractor must provide the following (when applicable):


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QCD – Sample Inspection Comments



1. Fireman’s access panel shall be provided as per CDD requirements.

Fire department access panels shall be tempered glass as per NFPA 5000, Chapter 46, Section 5.3.1.

Fireman’s access panel shall be posted by wordings “Fire Fighting Access-Do not Obstruct”

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QCD – Sample Fire Alarm Comments

General Requirement:

Submit a front page for the fire alarm plans containing drawing index, system descriptions, design criteria, legends, symbols, general & fire safety notes and material specification.

Provide identification number in the project title which Viva Bahriya Building is submitted in this application. Ensure that the number is consistent in all plans and data submitted.

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_Guidelines for Fire Safety Plans


  • Drawings to be submitted through QCD Online Permit System portal must be in AutoCAD DWG file format, purged, bonded and submitted ready for review.
  • Plans shall follow the standard format for the Title Block (refer to sample format attached).
  • All Plans, calculations,

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