South Carolina elevator and escalator codes

The State of South Carolina SC Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation Division Elevator Inspection Section oversees all elevators in the State of South Carolina. South Carolina utilizes Chapter 16 of Title 41 of the South Carolina Code of Laws, 1976 (as amended) for the construction, alteration, and installation of new elevators and escalators. (excerpt from the State of South Carolina's elevator section official web site)

Elevator inspection resources

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

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

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

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

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

Details: These are frequently asked questions concerning the South Carolina 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 South Carolina 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.

South Carolina 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 South Carolina's elevator inspection office.