Who is authorized to perform inspections?

New Castle County staff will inspect elevator shafts and their structural components as part of the permit process for the structure. All elevators and conveying systems shall be inspected by a Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI). A QEI is someone who has obtained a certification through an independent, accredited, certifying organization as specified in the applicable ASME Standard.

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1. Who is authorized to perform work on my elevator?
2. Is maintenance required for elevators?
3. When is an inspection required?
4. Who is authorized to perform inspections?
5. How do I submit an inspection report to New Castle County?
6. Why am I receiving an Elevator Renewal Statement?
7. Why is the Statement sent to the Property Owner of Record on the tax bill?
8. How do I receive an updated Elevator Certificate?
9. Who is responsible for maintaining a current Elevator Certificate of Compliance and Operation?
10. How do I request a copy of the elevator records?
11. How do I contact the Department of Land Use to discuss elevator compliance?