Health and Safety
Elevators, Escalators, and Dumbwaiters
R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-33-12
§ 23-33-12. Inspection — Reinspection — Examination and Licensee fee — Renewal.
(a) (1) For every original inspection made by the inspectors under the provisions of this chapter, the owner shall pay to the division the required fee which shall include the cost of the certificate. The fee shall be paid in the amount of amounts as set forth as follows:
Inspection of dumbwaiters . . . . . $ 72.00
Biennial inspection of elevator or escalator . . . . . 200.00
Inspection of elevator . . . . . 120.00
Inspection of escalator or moving walk . . . . . 120.00
Inspection of wheelchair lift . . . . . 72.00
Inspection of vertical reciprocating conveyors . . . . . 72.00
Annual renewal of authorized inspection permit . . . . . 60.00
Authorized inspector's examination fee . . . . . 60.00
This fee shall include the initial inspection.
Reinspection of elevators and escalators . . . . . 90.00
Reinspection of all other devices . . . . . 54.00
Delinquent payment fee . . . . . 24.00
Duplicate certificate fee . . . . . 12.00
Company license . . . . . 240.00
Mechanics/Installers license . . . . . 78.00
(2) A fee in the amount of one percent (1%) of the contract price shall accompany each application for a permit to install or modernize any device subject to the provisions of this chapter.
(b) The inspection fee shall be paid immediately upon the conclusion of the inspection and before a certificate is issued, provided, however, that no inspection fees shall be paid by any city, town, or fire district, or state agency, or by any religious or charitable society, association, or church.
(c) A delinquent payment fee shall be due and payable on all invoices received more than thirty (30) days past the billing date.
(d) All certificates shall be renewable annually except for those certificates issued to locations with full maintenance contracts. Such locations shall be issued certificates valid for a period of two (2) years, unless the contract becomes null and void, in which case the certificate shall become annually renewable. All certificates shall be valid until revoked.
History of Section.
P.L. 1947, ch. 1882, § 5; G.L. 1956, § 23-33-12; P.L. 1960, ch. 74, § 11; P.L. 1977, ch. 256, § 1; P.L. 1985, ch. 510, § 1; P.L. 1992, ch. 133, art. 32, § 1; P.L. 1993, ch. 138, art. 84, § 1; P.L. 2002, ch. 65, art. 13, § 5.