District of Columbia Elevator & Escalator Code

The District of Columbia DC Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs Elevator Section oversees all elevators in the Washington DC. They are responsible for elevator inspections and permits for all elevators, unless specifically excluded. Elevators require periodic inspections (outlined in the code). (excerpt from the State of District of Columbia's elevator section official web site)

District of Columbia elevator inspection program.

Elevator program.

Elevator requirements: Learn about the elevator inspection requirements for District of Columbia. Research District of Columbia elevator permit periodicities and common violations.
Elevator forms: Access common District of Columbia elevator application, inspection, and payment forms online.
Elevator assistance: Need assistance in setting up a District of Columbia elevator inspection, or need help understanding your responsibilities? You can find help here.
Elevator FAQs: These are frequently asked questions concerning the District of Columbia elevator inspection program, viewing them will help you better understand the compliance process and become familiar with the terminology.
Elevator website: This link will take you to District of Columbia elevator section website. You can get information related to the state's elevator program, including news and policy changes.
Elevator companies: This link will take you to District of Columbia elevator repair and manufacturing companies that offer elevator repair, elevator maintenance, and new elevator sales. If you are an elevator repair, elevator maintenance, elevator inspection, or elevator sales company please contact us so that we can list your services on this site.
Elevator resources: This link will take you to District of Columbia 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, how to control the water chemistry, and pass the elevator operator tests.
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