Minn. R. 1307.0030 - PERMITS

Subpart 1. Permits required.

It is unlawful for any person, firm, or corporation to hereafter install any new passenger elevators, freight elevators, handpowered elevators, moving walks, escalators, dumbwaiters, wheelchair lifts, endless belt lifts, vertical reciprocating conveyors, stage and orchestra lifts, or any other related device, or make alterations or repairs to or remove any existing of the same without having first obtained a permit for the work from the authority having jurisdiction. Alterations, modifications, and practical difficulties will be done in keeping with the rules of the Department of Labor and Industry.

Permits for repairs are required by the Department of Labor and Industry for the following ASME A17.1/CSA B44-2016 sections: repair of speed governors; repair of releasing carrier; suspension means fastenings and hitch plates; replacement of governor rope; replacement of speed governor; replacement of releasing carrier; and replacement of hydraulic jack plunger; cylinder, tanks, valve, and anticreep leveling device.

Subp. 2. Application for permit.

Application for a permit to install, alter, repair, or remove must be made on forms provided by the authority having jurisdiction.

Subp. 3. Plans and specifications.

For elevators under the Department of Labor and Industry's jurisdiction, plans and specifications describing the extent of the work involved must be submitted with the application for a permit. The authority having jurisdiction may require that such plans and specifications for work associated with the installation of equipment by this chapter be prepared by an architect or engineer licensed to practice in Minnesota. A permit will be issued to the applicant when the plans and specifications have been approved and the appropriate permit fee specified in this code has been paid by the applicant.

Subp. 4. Certificate of operation required.

It is unlawful to operate equipment governed by ASME A17.1/CSA B44-2016, ASME A17.3-2015, and ASME A90.1-2015 without a current Certificate of Operation issued by the authority having jurisdiction. The certificate will be issued upon payment of prescribed fees and the presentation of a valid inspection report indicating that the conveyance is safe and that the inspections and tests have been performed according to this code. A certificate will not be issued when the conveyance is posted as unsafe.

Subp. 5. Application for certificate of operation.

Application for a certificate of operation shall be made by the owner, or an authorized representative, for equipment governed by ASME A17.1/CSA B44-2016, ASME A17.3-2015, and ASME A90.1-2015. The application shall be accompanied by an inspection report. Fees for the Certificate of Operation shall be as specified by the administrative authority.


Minn. R. 1307.0030
15 SR 70; 23 SR 2051; 31 SR 935; L 2007 c 140 art 4 s 61; art 13 s 4; L 2008 c 337 s 64; 45 SR 301, eff. 3/31/2020

Statutory Authority: MS s 16B.59 to 16B.75; 326B.101 to 326B.194

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