Florida elevator and escalator codes

The State of Florida FL Bureau of Elevator Safety Elevator Section oversees all elevators in the State of Florida. The Bureau of Elevator Safety regulates elevators and escalators throughout the State of Florida and enforces the elevator safety laws. Elevator regulations include Chapter 399, Florida Statutes (FS), Chapter 30 of the Florida Building Code, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, the State Fire Marshal's Uniform Fire Safety Standards (NFPA 72), and portions of the National Electrical Code (NEC 70) and the Americans with Disabilities Act. (excerpt from the State of Florida's elevator section official web site)

Elevator inspection resources

Here are links to Florida's various elevator division requirements, Florida elevator forms, Florida elevator FAQs and Florida elevator resources.

Details: This link will take you to Florida's elevator section website. You can get information related to Florida's elevator program, including news and policy changes.

Details: Learn about the elevator inspection requirements for Florida. Research Florida elevator permit periodicities and common violations.

Details: Access common Florida elevator application, inspection, and payment forms online.

Details: Need assistance in setting up a Florida elevator inspection, or need help understanding your responsibilities? You can find help here.

Details: These are frequently asked questions concerning the Florida elevator inspection program, viewing them will help you better understand the compliance process and become familiar with the terminology.

Details: This link will take you to Florida elevator resources and elevator links that will help you operate, repair, and use your elevators to their full potential. We have selected several online elevator resources that we feel are critical to helping you understand how your elevators work, follow the elevator codes that govern them, and pass the elevator operator tests.

Florida elevator inspection guide

Preparing for an inspection can ensure the process is done quickly and efficiently with minimal downtime or unforeseen issues.

Details: Here is a guide on what to expect during an elevator or escalator inspection and how to prepare for it. If you have any additional questions, please contact Florida's elevator inspection office.