Is maintenance required for elevators?
Yes. Maintenance requirements are currently based on installation date and New Castle County adopted codes, including those for platform lifts and stairway chairlifts.


In general, installations, maintenance, and inspections shall comply with ASME A17.1-2013 and ASME A18.1-2008 as currently adopted in the 2015 International Building Code, as amended by New Castle County and the New Castle County Property Maintenance Code.

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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?