DCS: Bureau of Elevators

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Bureau of Elevators
Office of the State Building Inspector
Division of Construction Services
Department of Administrative Services
165 Capitol Avenue, Room 266
Hartford, CT 06106
860-713-5808 phone
860-713-7422 fax
Hours of Operation: 7:30 am to 4:00 pm (EST) Monday through Friday
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The Bureau of Elevators is responsible for certification and inspections of elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walks, private residence elevators, tramways and personnel hoists used for construction and demolition.
At present we have 15,400 elevators registered in Connecticut, all of which are inspected every 18 months. Our eleven inspectors, aside from inspecting elevators, are required to witness required tests by state licensed elevator contractors, and will investigate accidents and complaints.
Assistance is provided to State Agencies and the General Public.
   Request for Modification:
   Connecticut General Statutes:
Chapter 538, Elevators, Escalators, and Lifts: Sections 29-191 through 29-200.
Chapter 538a, Passenger Tramways: Sections 29-201 through 29-214.
   Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies:
Sections 29-192-1d through 6d.
Section 29-200, Regulations concerning certain lifts and elevators.
Adoption of National Standards, ASME/ANSI A17.1 1996 Safety Code for Elevators and Escalators, with the 1997 and 1998 addenda, by reference.
ANSI A10.4-1990, American National Standard Safety Requirements for Personnel Hoists and Employee Elevators for Construction and Demolition Operations.

Test Results Form (form 1020-C) for electric elevators, hydraulic elevators and escalators/moving walks. This form is for use by authorized elevator contractors only.

Schedule Inspection Request Form - This form is for use by authorized elevator contractors only.

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