§ 23-33-17 Notice of new installation
Temporary permit for testing.
No elevator or other device subject to the provisions of this chapter shall be
erected in any building within the limits of this state unless it shall be
constructed, installed, and equipped in compliance with the rules set forth in
the code; and any person erecting or installing any elevator or other device
shall immediately notify the division and the chief shall thereupon satisfy
himself or herself, either by inspection or by guaranty from the manufacturer
of the device, that the elevator or device complies with the requirements of
this chapter. Upon being so satisfied, the chief shall furnish to the owner of
the elevator or device a permit authorizing the installation of the elevator or
device, and the right to operate the elevator or device temporarily for test
purposes. The permit shall be conspicuously posted adjacent to the elevator or
device being installed. The permit shall not authorize the regular operation of
the elevator or device for the usual function of carrying freight or passengers.
(P.L. 1947, ch. 1882, § 8; G.L. 1956, § 23-33-17; P.L. 1992, ch. 81, § 1.)