Station Design Questionnaire
Copyright 1999 [S.J.Elton, Architect]. All rights reserved.
Revised: June 13, 2002
 
This Form is a set of standard questions that you need to review and answer with-in your Building Committee as one of the first stepping stones in the Design of a new station. Upon filling out this form it will be formatted and E-Mailed directly to my desk. Contact me and I will be more than happy to get a copy to you.
 
Fire / Ambulance Station Information :
Type of station : please choose from below
 
Station Name
Chief Officer Name
Street Address
City 
State
Zip Code
Person Completing Form
Position
E-Mail Address
Other Information
 
Apparatus Area Information :
.
Apparatus Number Longest Length Other Apparatus Type
Engines
Number
Max Length
 
Ladders
Number
Max Length
 
Rescues
Number
Max Length
 
Tankers
Number
Max Length
 
Utility
Number
Max Length
 
Ambulances
Number
Max Length
Other Apparatus Type
Other
Number
Max Length
Type
Other
Number
Max Length
Type
Other
Number
Max Length
Type
Other
Number
Max Length
Type
 
Drive Thru bays ?       
Maintenance Bay ?     
Future Expansion ?     Apparatus Area        Office / Other areas
 
   Air Compressor (piped to trucks)
   Vehicle Exhaust
   Fill line for ladder truck SCBA tanks
 
Building Elements / Features :
Emergency Generator
     For entire building / (All circuits)
     Selected areas / (selected lights, selected outlets and systems)
Electrical
     Night light circuit
     Site lighting
     Roof Siren
 
Preferred exterior materials
     Non-Combustible     Wood frame
     Primary Exterior Materials
     Secondary Material
    Number of Stories
     One      Two     Three     Four
 
     Sprinkler system
    
 
     Preferred heating :
               Office and general areas 
               Apparatus Areas 
     Air conditioning :
          Office and general areas
          Apparatus Areas
 
Approx. budget :
 
Room / Space Requirements :
 
     Chiefs Office
     Administrative Office
     Ambulance Captain Office
     Trustees Office
     Conference Room
               Number of Occupants
      Number of Other Offices
 
     SCBA fill station
           Cylinder bank
           Compressor
           In a separate room
           In the apparatus bays
     Spare SCBA Cylinder area
     Mask drying area
     Hose Storage
          In apparatus area
          Separate area
     Hose Washer
     Hose Drying Tower
     Hose Dryer
     Gear Racks
                 Number of Active members
     Equipment Storage Room
     Equipment Maintenance Room
     Vehicle Maintenance Room
     Day Room
           Kitchenette
     Training Room
                Number of members
               White Board
               Chalk Boards
               Pull Down screen
     Decon Room
               Gear Washer / Dryer
               Toilet Facilities
     Bunk Rooms : Number of Bunks each room
           Nightly
           Occasional Use
     Toilet Rooms
     Shower Facilities
     Radio Room
            Sized to be used as a command center ?
     Janitor Room
     Mechanical Room
 
 
 
 
 
Copyright 1999 [S.J.Elton, Architect]. All rights reserved.
Revised: August 28, 2008
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