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The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs (DCRA) is excited to announce our new online Shop Drawing Online system where shop drawing applications can be submitted and paid for online to install, repair or renovate elevators and fire protection systems.

On November 1, 2017, all shop applications and drawings must be submitted online. Paper applications will no longer be accepted.  DCRA is responsible for the plan review, inspection and approval of all permits in the District. This improved Safe & Simple online application process benefits the contractors, owners and operators of fire protection and elevator systems in the District o

For questions, customers can refer to the Shop Drawing Online User Guide.  Online Elevator Certificate Application will be available at a later date.


Contact Information:

  • If you have any questions or are experiencing any technical issues please call Customer Service at (202) 442-4589 during the hours of 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday.