Tennessee elevator and escalator codes

The State of Tennessee TN Department of Labor and Workforce Development Elevator Inspection Section oversees all elevators in the State of Tennessee. The Elevator Inspection Section conducts initial inspections on new buildings to make sure elevators are installed properly, and permit as determined by state elevator code. (excerpt from the State of Tennessee's elevator section official web site)

Elevator inspection resources

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tennessee 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 Tennessee's elevator inspection office.