Iowa elevator and escalator codes

The State of Iowa IA Division of Labor Services Elevator Section oversees all elevators in the State of Iowa. Elevators, escalators and related equipment are governed by Iowa Code Chapter 89A. Iowa state law requires that elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, and related equipment comply with all applicable rules and statutes. (excerpt from the State of Iowa's elevator section official web site)

Elevator inspection resources

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

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

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

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

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

Details: These are frequently asked questions concerning the Iowa 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 Iowa 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.

Iowa 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 Iowa's elevator inspection office.