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Elevator Permits
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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 at elevators@broward.org to sign up.

Proof of current General Liability and Workers Compensation/Workers Exemption must be submitted upon issuance of the permit.

Broward County Building Code Division must be referenced​ as a Certificate Holder on the Certificate of Insurance:

Broward County Building Code Division ​

2307 West Broward Boulevard, Suite 300

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

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 Dev​ices​

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. ​

Proof of current General Liability and Workers Compensation/Workers Exemption must be submitted upon issuance of the permit.

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

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