Who is authorized to perform inspections?
New Castle County staff will inspect elevator shafts as part of the permit process for the structure. All elevators and conveyance systems shall be inspected by a Delaware Qualified Elevator Inspector (QEI). A Delaware QEI is someone who has been determined by ASME and the State of Delaware to have the qualifications and ability of a competent conveyance inspector and is certified as such.

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1. Who is authorized to perform work on my elevator?
2. Is maintenance required for elevators?
3. When is an inspection required?
4. Who is authorized to perform inspections?
5. How do I submit an inspection report to New Castle County?
6. Why am I receiving an Elevator Invoice and Requirements Statement?
7. Why am I receiving an Elevator Compliance Statement?
8. Why is the Statement sent to the Property Owner of Record on the tax bill?
9. How do I receive an updated Certificate?
10. Who is responsible for maintaining a current Elevator Compliance and Operation Certificate for an elevator?
11. How do I request a copy of the elevator records?
12. How do I contact the Land Use Department to discuss elevator compliance?