Is maintenance required for elevators?

Yes. Maintenance requirements are currently based on installation date and New Castle County adopted codes, including those for platform lifts and stairway chairlifts. In general, installations, maintenance, and inspections shall comply with ASME A17.1 and ASME A18.1 as referenced in the currently adopted International Building Code, as amended by New Castle County Council and the New Castle County Property Maintenance Code.

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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?