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Conveyance Inspections

No elevator or conveying system, including, but not limited to, escalators, dumbwaiters, wheelchair lifts, cartveyors, man lifts and moving walks, shall be operated without a valid certificate of inspection issued by the code official.

Apply for a Certificate

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 In Person
Visit us at 1100 4th Street SW, 2nd floor to submit your application and receive your conveyance Certificate of Inspection. If you have more detailed questions about the application requirements contact us at (202)442-4400.  Each conveyance listed below is certified for use for a period of two (2) years.

  • Dumbwaiter (Hand Driven)
  • Dumbwaiter (Power Driven)
  • Escalator
  • Freight Elevator (Hand Driven)
  • Freight Elevator (Power Driven)
  • Man Lift
  • Passenger Elevator
  • Sidewalk Elevator (Power Driven)
  • Wheelchair Lift

Renew a Certificate
You may renew your Certificate of Inspection as early as 90 days prior to your certificate expiration date. Your current certificate remains eligible for renewal up to six (6) months after the expiration date, then ate fees and penalty fees will be applied. Supporting documentation required to support your renewal is included in your renewal bill.  If you have more detailed questions about the requirements contact us at (202) 442-4400.

You can mail your renewal bill along with payment and any required documentation to:
Wells Fargo Bank,
7175 Columbia Gateway Drive
Lockbox 91360
Columbia, MD  21046


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