§ 13-20-100

Elevators, escalators and moveable platforms – Inspection required

Except with respect to elevators in single-family homes, as to which the inspections specified in this section shall be made when necessary in the judgment of the buildings commissioner pursuant to regulation, every elevator, moving walk, material lift, stairway chairlift. vertical reciprocating conveyor, movable stage, movable orchestra floor, platform lift, or escalator now in operation, or which may hereafter be installed, together with the hoistway and all equipment thereof, shall be inspected under the authority or pursuant to the mandate of the building commissioner as often as deemed necessary by the building commissioner based on a risk assessment, and in no case shall any new equipment be placed in operation until an initial acceptance inspection of the same has been made.  It shall be the duty of every owner, agent, lessee, person responsible for the equipment within the meaning of section 18-30-005 or occupant of any building wherein any such equipment is installed, and of the person in charge or control of any such equipment, to permit the making of a test and inspection of such elevator, or escalator, or other equipment set forth in this section and all devices used in connection therewith upon demand being made by the building commissioner or by his authorized elevator inspector within five days after such demand has been made.

(Prior code § 46-11; Amend Coun. J. 9-13-89, p. 4604; Amend Coun. J. 10-28-97, p. 54731; Amend Coun. J. 9-29-04, p. 32144, § 4; Amend Coun. J. 10-17-09, p. 72419, § 6; Amend Coun. J. 12-2-09, p. 78837, Art. 7, § 1)



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