(225 ILCS 312/90)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2028)
(a) No conveyance covered by this Act shall be erected, constructed,
or altered within buildings or structures within this State unless a permit has
obtained from the Administrator or the Local Administrator before the work is commenced. The Local
keep all permits it issues on file for a period of not less than 2 year from the date of
any material alteration is made, the device shall conform to applicable
ASME A17.1, ASME A18.1, or ASCE 21. No permit required under this
except to a person, firm, or corporation holding a current elevator
duly issued pursuant to this Act, except that a permit to alter a conveyance may be issued to an entity exempted from licensure under subsection (a) of Section 40 of this Act. A copy of the permit shall be kept at the
site at all times while the work is in progress.
(b) Permit fees collected are
(c) Each application for a permit shall be accompanied by applicable fees and
copies of specifications and accurately scaled and fully dimensioned plans
location of the installation in relation to the plans and elevation of the
location of the machinery room and the equipment to be installed, relocated, or
and all structural supporting members thereof, including foundations. The applicant
specify all materials to be employed and all loads to be supported or conveyed.
plans and specifications shall be sufficiently complete to illustrate all
construction and design.
(d) Permits may be revoked for the following reasons:
(1) Any false statements or misrepresentation as to
the material facts in the application, plans, or specifications on which the permit was based.
(2) The permit was issued in error and should not
have been issued in accordance with the code.
(3) The work detailed under the permit is not being
performed in accordance with the provisions of the application, plans, or specifications or with the code or conditions of the permit.
(4) The elevator contractor to whom the permit was
issued fails or refuses to comply with a "stop work" order.
(5) If the work authorized by a permit is not
commenced within 6 months after the date of issuance, or within a shorter period of time as the Administrator or Local Administrator may specify at the time the permit is issued.
(6) If the work is suspended or abandoned for a
period of 180 days, or shorter period of time as the Administrator or Local Administrator may specify at the time the permit is issued, after the work has been started. For good cause, the Administrator or Local Administrator may allow an extension of this period at his or her discretion.
(f) All conveyance construction or alteration documents shall be submitted to the Administrator or Local Administrator for a permit. The documents for a new or altered building must first have been reviewed and approved by the local governmental authority as meeting the local building and fire code. In those jurisdictions where the municipality or county has not signed a local elevator agreement with the Administrator and the municipality or county does not have a means by which it approves building documents or issues building permits, the conveyance construction or alteration documents shall be submitted to the Administrator along with the owner-supplied, sealed technical submissions from a licensed architect or engineer. The Administrator has authority to charge a document review fee for this service.
(Source: P.A. 95-573, eff. 8-31-07; 96-54, eff. 7-23-09