Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Permits, State Inspections, City Forms, HARB
Title: [Letter to Dr. King]
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 Material Information
Title: Letter to Dr. King
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Permits, State Inspections, City Forms, HARB
Physical Description: Correspondence
Language: English
Creator: Miron, Hector
Publication Date: 1986
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Box: 8
Divider: DOS 8449-A, Govt. House 87-88
Folder: Permits, State Inspections, City Forms, HARB
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Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
48 King Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Government House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 48 King Street
Coordinates: 29.892465 x -81.313142
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Volume ID: VID00005
Source Institution: University of Florida
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HIS'"ITORIC ST. AUGU.ST I I\E PRESERVATI ON1 BOARD


The S. t ate of Florida




December 8, 1986


Dear Mr. King,

In response to your Nottice of: Violati on dated November 3, 1986, here
:oll. ow our!r plan for correct on:


1. L.::Li.... i T on ghout all bu:i. :i di ngs.
i ol atl. ion: F-'ire ex axting.. u. iishers past due for annual service, not
adequately morunited arid:: a few with no pressure.
i:u.:atu:s:: C)orrecteed 10/29/86

6A,..LE:....S HI.UJSE (Bidg. 5 )

i. L. .'atici n; Throu.ghout ..
Vi .olat. i No fire e.a-ti ngui sher provide ed. (1)
Et L usi.. i: Corrected :.10/31/8. 86

ii.:H.I.lI f HOUS!E (Blcid .. 6)

1. L...:.. i on M i ;ing Room.
vc .1 :l t Ln:i Uo Jrnsu;.oippo::orted comlpres'sad gal c cyl inders. (1)
.A. :.: ot: i. f :i.ed t.enrlan t i:o co r- rec::t 1.1/26/86

2. Lo i.:)M.:: t .1 on :' Mixing Room ,,
Vi ]:.ti.:) i: F:: i-re e: : i'.itnguisher: i not moiiCuntri ed. (.1.)
St .at u: Corr ected 1:. 0/29 /86

HERIIAGE HOUSE (Bldg. 7)

1. Location: Dolls :i.n Wonder1 and
Vil.ciation: South ex: it door, :i inside, is key loc.::ed and key is kept
in cashier s booth,, Unrestricted egress is required.
Status: To be corrected 01/15/87, WOt# 146

CE:VI.L:.AU PROPERTY (Bldg.. 10)

.1 ....:c:a i. t n: Insi i de
V:i.olat ion: i Electric wires extended through doorways,
S:altIs:t Corrected 10/31/1:6, removed wires.


2. Lo:.: ti o n i r s t floo 1 r





















SViolation: Fire extinguisher not mounted in accessible location.
Status : Corrected 10/29/86

GOVE:ilRNMENT HOUSE (Bld. .,, 11)


1. Location:
Violation:



status.

2.. Location:
Vi ol ati on:

:t atus:



Vio l. ation:t


4. Lt ca.i. on:




5. h oc i.nt E

V- ..J a t i on:


6. Locat:tion:
SoLation:


Stai welll. s
Stairs continue to the basement, past the level of exit
discharge. There is no barrier or visible interception
to prevent occupants going to basement in search of the
exit discharge. (6)
Corrected 12/02/86, WO# 147, chain with sign installed

Stairwells and Corridors.
Doors opening int.L:o exit egresses and/or exit access do not
have self-closing positive latch hardware, as required. (6)
Need clari I i cation to correct. Checked all doors and they
all have se.lf-closing positive latch hardware.

At dm I .i. inist rat :i Of. e ice s
In adequatee number of ex .its. "Not less than two exits shall
b: ac- cessil::: e from every part of every floor occupied for
business p..rposes or uses incidental thereto" (Life Safety
Code, F. P. A. Standard 101, Sec::t i on 27-2.4) (3)
We ihave no afnds t::o effect such a change, and we will include
th1is i. tem in ou.r next . leg.i::; i.1. at :i. ve b budget request.

Fi r s. t Fli or Foyer Area.
Egress not p:rot-:tecedl from use areas by approved construc-
tion. "Window boIx;es;" not fire rated material. East wing
display area has latticed type panel, instead of door. (2)
RequL.:sted F:CD appropriation FY86..-87. Denied. Will resubmit.

0 Southwest Stairs t o Basemenlt.
Combut.s ti bl es stored in ex,:i.t stairwell. (2).
Cor-recte ed 10/31 /86


Nlor!l.l west Stairs First Fl.oor.
CombustCibles stored in stairwell. (2)


Cor re-:c ted 10 / 31/86, removed o::omb ust i b l es.,


7. L o.:ati on ;
Vi .: I ati on

Sa- cus:

8. Loca.ti on:
': aLi on :


Southwest Basement.
Exces si:.ve amount off flammable liquids stored in the open
w i: ti combu .ts t ib I. e s.
Corrected 1. :/0i 6/i::

Auditorium and ::Stage Raear Wv'st.
West side doors :i0: i-iot fully close and positive latch auto-
nmat :. call :. y,
Needs strike an:d acidjustment ., Have instructed the tenant,
Flag]. a r College, t o c orre ct.


9. Loc:ationL: Northwest Exit Stairwell,, Second Floor.




















Violation: Uncovered 220V electric outlet.
Status: Corrected 1.1/04/8


10.Location:
Violation:

Status:

11.Location:
Violation:
Status:


Southwest Second Floor in Library.
Access to fire extingui sher is obstructed by book case and
chai .
Corrected 10/31/86,.

Basement, Second Floor Lab, Air Handling Room.
Fire exi-t:ingu: sh er ncit mounted, as required.
Corrected 10/31I/86


12. Location: General.
Violation: No f:i.re alarm system provided. Under date of 08/05/86, the
oc:cupanrts proposed ins-tallation of a manual alarm system.
lhe eccentric conf ii.gu.rati on of this bu:i.ld:ing is such that a
fire woui.;..ld not manifest itself to provide adequate occupant
w \ri ni g (see N., F. 101i, Cihaipter 2-7) (1)
Status: 1Lunrid not aval !.e W.ll request FCO funds.


13. Locatiaion
Vi oL ationn:


















Status:


hI'a (.:Il. ,:: ioo ing v:i ..ala ti ons pertain to the standpipe/sprinkler
syis Lem: (1)
A. N:o fir e department con'. section ou..tsi cde bui din g.
3.,, No supervision of water control valve (O.S. & Y.)
C. No signs say "Keep Openi" at U.S. & .
D. IiNo: prIessure i rd ic:at. n g gauge.,
E. No reserve supply y of sp-i nkl:: er heads and the proper
wr"riches for their installation. The required mainten-
ance d oc ..Eumen t s are n1 o avail abl e.
F. No back: flow preventer in system. Piping is T'do off of
domest i c s p pl y
3,, Drain and te'ist valve not located to permit flow test to
determine that water su..::ppl.y is in order.' Drain valve is
;not of the required size.
H. System not tagged to indicate that the required maiinten-
anc:e and testing services have been performed. Reported-
I.y, monthly irl-huu.se service Ilas not been performed.
All violations are being corrected. Contract bid to W.W.
Gay, Inc.. Estim.atad completion: 12/10/86


:.PANISHI MILITARY HO::iPI .... (Bldg,, 12)


1.. Locati on:
:i. lati on s
Status:


Inside.
No f ire ex*-; ti n gu:i. "shers provided.
Fire e:.tinguishers on order. Will he placed on property
1/15/87.


Ri-:BELRA HOUSE (Bldg. 20)

. Locati on: Insi de.
Vio:l. a tionl: Fire ex;ti rngui. sh er empty. (.)





















Status:


E,-,.:.HEZ ORTIGOSA HOUSE (Bldg. 25)


1. L.oc-ati on:
Vialati onN
Status:


I nsi de.
NIo f ire e xt:i. nc ui sh:r provided.
Fi re ex;t:i. nCgui. sl'ers :in order. WJi 1 be placed on property
1/.1. 5/87.


DEBUREL.O -- i-'ELLICER (Bidg. 26)
1. Loc ati o : Ins .ie.
Violation: No fire ;extingu.i. shers provided for these three structures. (1)
Status: Fire e6x.tinguisher-s on oir'der. Will be placed on property
1/ 1 / h .16.

DE.MESA SANCHEZ HOUSE (Hld.1, 29)


1. L i.oca:tic;n:
V'i a.t at ion

Status:


2. Lt.. at t on
V1a u r : ->'i an ;



3. l.oc Violati n:
Statu s:


"l:Frornt" Door.
RIequ.iired ex':i.t do::;or na : ec:centr ic locking device, the opera-
t ion of whi. .:h is nr:iot obvi CousE. ( 1)
H:i :storica 1 ti.. thertl: c:i. ty requiLres this type of lock. However,
the sta f: airc trLa.in.:: on h(wi c1 to open the door.

Sec :i ond: F. (:) or iRear :nr ,:.: (! ,:: .,
F flooring nail. h ave w/rkc.-ei: or ut. and create tri pping hazard
i. n d,:.signated egrese:.
Correct .::ted 11/. 25/i::

(i';enI-er al .
No fi ] r ex tLi nquishers pr'ov:i. ded.
Fir' e 'xtii :t...isher!:; n o rl d r.,, Ni 1 be placed on property
1 / J.' .. ,,


HAAS HOULISE (bidg. 32:)

1. L.catio : General.
Voji.at n: Apiproved fire exti:ng. uisi..iish:rs not: provided. (1)
Statuu: Cl(orr(ectld I.1/:.:6/6

2. ...oc:)l>at:( on: F'iri. t I- .oor Entry::r .
ViotAtion: Ejur"s c l).iLtru i:ld byi) combusiti. b.les stored in stairwell. (1)
Status: Ccorr cc: lc-d I /'.' 'ti8

3. Locati on: Sucrndl FI o Iur Nl:..u- I::. L chen.
Vi olatio n: Simnke det :c 1.t tuor n I. t:L. .iic ti: crns1 .
Status: Corrected 11/2.;.':/J6


4. Location:
Violation:


Status


F first F floor E:ntry.
Doors separat:inu first .f.loo r lrom stairwell are hot self-
closing (see N.F.P.A. 101, Section 20--3. 1. 1)
Will install closure's. or /C


Corrected 10/31/86





































5. Location:
vi ol ati on:
Status :


6. Locai.tion:
V'i: 1olation s


Status:


General.
L.odging house with no fire al arm system.
Will request FCO funds to correct, or change the function of
the house.

General, Second Floor
Sleeping rooms not separated from escape route by walls and
doors that are smoke resistant. Doors not self-closing.
(see N,, F. P. A. 101, Sect i. on 20-3. 4).
Will request FCO funds to correct,, or change the 'function of
the -house.





Sincerely,




Hector Miron
Acting Director





















HISTORIC ST. AUGUSTINE PRESERVATION BOARD


The State of Florida




December 8, 1986


Dear Mr. King,

In response to your Not: ic:e of V:i o:1 at:i. n dated November 3, 1986, here
f ol ows our plan f or correction:


1. Lo.cati:on Throughout all bu .i.1 dings.
Viola nation: F ire e xt:i ngu..:i shers past due f :or annual ser-vice, not
adequately mounted and a fi ew with no p ressu.re.
Status: Corrected 10/29/86

GALLEGOS HOUSE (Bldg. 5)

1. L.oca.ti on: Throughout..
Violation: No fire extinguisher provided. (1)
Status: Corrected 10/31/86.

BENET HOUSE (Bldg., 6)

1. L.oc:at ion: M i. i ng Room.
Vio. nation: Un supported compressed g as cylinders. (1)
Status; Notified tenant to correct 11/26/86

2. L..ocati on: Mixingi Room
Violation : Fir e ext:i.ng u isher no:t nmo..u noted. (1)
Status: Co rrec t ed i10/29 / 86

HERITAGE HOUSE (Bldg. 7)

1. Location: Dolls i.n Wonderl and
Violation: South exit door, inside, is key locked and key is. kept
in cashier's booth,, Unrestricted egress is required.
Status: To be corrected 01/15/87, WO# 146

CERVEAU PROPERTY (Bldg.. 10)

1, !.... location: Inside
Violation: Electric wires extended through doorways.
Status: Corrected 10/31/86, removed wires.


2. Location: First floor




















Violation: Fire extinguisher not mounted in accessible e location.
Status: Corrected 10/29/86

GOVERNMENT HOUSE (Bl.dg. 11)


1. Location:
Violation:



Status:

2. Location:
Viol action:

Status:


3. Location:
Violation:



Status:


4. Location:
Violation:N


Status:


Stai well s
Stairs continue to the basement, past the level of exit
discharge. There is no barrier or visible interception
to prevent occupants going to basement in search of the
exit discharge.. (6)
Corrected 122/02/86, WO# 147, chain with sign installed

Stairwell s and Corri dors.
Doors opening into exit egresses and/or exit access do not
have self-closing positive latch hardware, as required. (6)
Need clarification to correct. Checked all doors and they
all have self-closing positive latch hardware.

Administrative Of fi c es.
Inadequate a number of ex.its. Not less than two exits shall
be accessible from e evr pat every floor occupied for
business purposes or uses incidental thereto" (Life Safety
Code, N.F.P.A. Standard 101, Section 27-2.4). (3)
We have no funds to effect such a change, and we will include
this item in our next legislative. :e budget request.

First Floor Foyer -Area.
Egress not protected from use areas by a::proved construc-
tion,, "Window boxes" not fire rated material. East wing
display area has latticed type panel, instead of door. (2)
Requested F C ap: propriation lFY86 -.87. Denied Will resubmit.


5. L..ocation: Southwest Stairs to Basement.
Violation: Combustibles stored in ex:i.t stairwell. (2)
Status: Corrected 10/31/86

6. Location: Northwest Stairs First Fl oor
Violation: Combustibles stored in stairwell. (2)
Status: Corrected 10/31/86, removed combustibles.


7. Location:: Southwest Basement.
Violat ion E;xc:essive amount of f flammable liqu.i cds stored in the open
with combustibles.
Status: Corrected 11/06/86


8. Location:
Violation:

Status:


Auditor i um and Stage Rear West.
West side doors do not fully close and positive latch auto-
matically.,
Needs strike and adjustment. Have instructed the tenant,
Flagler College, to correct.


9. Location: Northwest Exit Stairwell, Second Floor.








10. Location :
Vi: o ati on:

Status :

11.Locat i on :
Violation:
Status:

12. Lacatioan:
Viol ati on:





Status:

13,, Locati on :
Viol ati on:



















Status:


I. Location:
Violation:
Status:


Southwest Seco:o n d Floor in i....br i:: rar y .
Access to fire extinguisher is obstructed by book case and
c: a ir.:1
Corre c:ted 10/ : 31 /86

Basement, Sec:ond Floor Lab, Air Handling Roo:m.
Fire extinguisher not mounted, as required,,
Corrected 10/31/86

General.
N\o -fir:e alarm system provided,. Under date o:f .cOS/OSl/86, the
occupants pro posed installation of: a manual alarm system.
The eccentric:: configuration of th:i.s building is such that a
fire would not manifest itself. to provide adequate occupant
warning (see N. F. P A. 101, Chapter 2-7). (1)
Funds not available., Will request FCO funds.

Genera l.
The following violations pertain t t: the standp:ipe/sprinkler
system: (1)
A. No fire de apartment c onn section ou..ts:i. de building.
B. No supervise. on of water c::ontrol valve (O.S. & Y.)
C. No signs say "K:.eep Open" at 0,S. & Y,,
D. No pressure e indicat:n.g gauge.
:E. No reserve supply:: y o f i:sprin::ler heads and the proper
wrenc:he:s ifor their install action The re.qu:i red: mainten-
anc e do cuments are not:: ava:i abl 1e.
F. No backk: f-:low pre::venter in system. Pi.pin g is Td off: of:
d omesti c supply.
,, Drain a:nd test valve not located: to.: permit flo:.: ,w test to::
determine that water s u.pply is in o rider Drain valve is
not o:f the req u:i. red s :ize.,
H. System not tagged to indicatee that the required mainten-
ance and testing serv:i. c:es have been performed. Repori'ted
ly, monthly in- house service hasa- not been performed
All violations are being corrected. Contract bid to WW.
Gay, Inc. E:sti mate..d completion: 12/10/86


Insi de.
No fire extinguishers prov:i. ded,,
Fire e extinguishers on order. Will be placed o:n p ro p erty
1/15/87,,


RIBERA HOUSE (Bldg. 20)

1., Loc:ati on : Inside..
Violation : Fire e xt:i, nguisher empty.. (1)
















Stattu. s:s Correct ed 10/31/ 86

SANCHiEZ .-. ORTiGOSA HOUSE (Bldg., 25)


1. Location:
Violation:
Status:


ins i de .
No fire ext i ngui..:isher provided.
Fire extingu ishers ,:: n order. Will b e pl ac ed or: p rop::erty
1./15/87.


DEBURGO PELLICER (Bidg. 26)
1. Loc.ati:on : Insi ..ie,.
Violation: No fire extinguishers provided for these three structures. (i)
Status: Fire extinguishers on order. Will be placed on property
1/1-5/86.


Viol:. action: Unci :: covered 220V electric outlet.
Status: C corrected 11/04/86


SPANISH MILITARY HOSPITAL (Bldg. 12)









SANCHEZ ...- ORTIGOSA HOUSE (Bl dg, 25)

1. Location: Inside,,
V i:. alat:i oan: IN f :i re ex' t :i. rgui ngu :sher prI ov ide:d ,,
Staatus: Fire ext:i nguishers :: n order. Will be p 1 laced onr i.:r o::perty
1/15/87.,

DEBURGO -- PELLI.. I ER (Bldg., 26)
1. L..oa::c a t i on : I n s .i J e.
V":i ol at:i. o INo : i fire ex t :i. ngu:i.shers prov:i. v :::ied f or these three stri.u r:::.t u r (
S tat us.i: Fire ex'ti ngui sh!ers on order,, Will b:e :placed on property
1 / 15/86. : ,,

DEMESA SANCHEZ HOUSE (Bldg.,, 29)


1:. ..L catio:1 ns;
Viol. action:

StatusH


2. ....Location. :
Viol. ati on:





Violation
Status ..


1 I....Locat :i. on :
Vi. o : ati. :. on
Status i

2. Lo.... cati on:
Viol cat i. on




i:t: a s :t
Si.Stat.us :
3, Loc:ati a.on
Violation:
Status:

4. L 1.ocati. on;
Violat :i. on

Status::

















5. Location:
Violati ons
Status:


6.. Locations
Violations


"Front Door ,
Requi. red exi : t doo:: r has eccentr:i.c l king device,, the ope:::ra
tior.n of which is not o:b vi ,:,ous..,, ( 1 )
Historic cal A'u..thent:i. :i. ty requ:i, res thi : s type of : lock. Ho ever,
the sta-f f ar e tra ined o.n hii :w to o pen t he c:! o:) r .,

S e c o n d F:I. r r e ar Por c: h.
F flooring nails have worked cout and create tr ipping. haz ard
in designated egress.
C:orrec::ted 1 /25/86

General ,,
SNo .i.r e ."c t i fire einguish er s pr"ovi ded.
F :i re ex ti noguiL shers on cordcer Will be placed on property
1 / :1.5/87,,


Genera 1
Ap p rovec: f :ire e. :i.re ex ing i fishers noat pr::: rvid ed (.1)
Corrected :.1:/26/86

F: i rs t Floo::.or E n t r y.
Egress obstruct. te d by c omu ::)Tstii bl es stored in stai t rwel l. (1 )
Corrected 11/26/86

Secondd: Fl o:or Iear .I. t c h en,
Smoke detector mal function ns.
Correct-ed 1./2:3/86:

First Fl :oor Entry.
Doorsr sei::parati ng : f first .foor f: .. 'rom sta:i. rwe ll ]. a re no't self.: -
c os i ng (see N F. P, A. 11, Sec ti on 20-3. 1. 1)
W i 1 :in stall c l:. cs u r e s ,

















Gener-al.
L.odg :i. rng house with no f :i. re al arm system.,
Will requ..est :FCO funds ( to correct, or change the fu..tnction of
the house.

General., Seco nd Fl. ooir
Sleeping ro'om ,sifi not separated from esc ape r o u.te by walls. and
:doors that are smol:: e resi. sta.nt. Door-s not sel.f--closing.
(see i. F, F .P A .. 101., Sect:i. on 20- 3 ,4) .
Will request I:FCO fu.rlndcs to correct,, or change the -funrct:i.on of
the hou..se.


Statust .. :


Corrected 10/31 .86:


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