ELEVATOR SAFETY AND LICENSING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW OFTEN ARE ELEVATORS AND RELATED EQUIPMENT REQUIRED TO BE INSPECTED?
The owner of the elevator or related equipment must obtain an inspection every 12 months and submit the inspection report, all required documents, and applicable fees to the Department in order to obtain a Certificate of Compliance.
HOW DO I CONTACT AN ELEVATOR INSPECTOR?
To find an elevator inspector registered with the Department, use the TDLR License Data Search, or contact Customer Service at (800) 803-9202 or (512) 463-6599.
WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR OBTAINING A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE FOR AN ELEVATOR OR RELATED EQUIPMENT?
The owner of the building is responsible for obtaining a Certificate of Compliance for each unit of equipment in the building. This certificate is good for one year and must be applied for annually.
HOW DO I OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF COMPLIANCE?
For each piece of equipment, the building owner must submit the following to the Department (TDLR):
Copy of the inspection report that is completely filled out and signed, which certifies that all violations cited by the inspector (if any) have been corrected or are under contract to be corrected; and
All required fees.
For inspections started before January 1, 2014, the owner must submit the documents and fees not later than the 60th day after the date of the inspection.
For inspections started on or after January 1, 2014, the owner must submit the documents and fees not later than the 30th day after the date of the inspection.
Hunter Contracting Services, LLC adheres to TDLR Code and ASME standards, as well as local municipality authorities.
CODES, COMPLIANCE AND REGULATING AUTHORITIES
The Texas Dept. of Regulation and Licensing (TDLR) encourages all persons interested in the elevators, escalators, and related equipment program to review the updated Health and Safety Code, Chapter 754 at https://www.license.state.tx.us/elevator/elelaw.htm
ELEVATORS, ESCALATORS, AND RELATED EQUIPMENT
Administered by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation(Effective September 1, 2015)