Elevator Permits

New Elevating Devices

To get a permit to install a new elevating device, a licensed contractor must submit a Permit Application, pay all fees, and provide three copies of the design plans to us. You can receive real-time updates on the progress of the review process by email, phone or fax by signing up for our Automated Customer Response Program. Email us to sign up.

Once the installation is complete, you must contact us to schedule an inspection. Once approved, a Certificate of Operation is issued.

Temporary permits are issued only for construction use during a new installation and must be renewed monthly. For more information, please call 954-765-4508.


Alterations to Existing Devices

To get a permit to modify an existing elevating device, a licensed contractor must submit a Permit Application, pay all fees, and provide three copies of the scope of work to us. You can receive real-time updates on the progress of the review process by email, phone or fax by signing up for our Automated Customer Response Program. To sign up, email us.

Once the modifications are complete, you must contact us to schedule an inspection. Once approved, a Certificate of Operation is issued. For more information, please call 954-765-4508.


Applying for an Emergency Permit

Emergency permits are issued on a case-by-case basis. For details and instructions on how to apply, please call 954-765-4508.


Elevator Resources

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
Broward County Elevator Master List
Elevator Forms
Florida Administrative Code: Chapter 61C-5
Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation (DBPR)
Florida Statutes: Chapter 399: Elevator Safety

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