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Notice of proposed regulation conveyance inspection program fee

BARCLAYS OFFICIAL CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 8. INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
DIVISION 1. DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
CHAPTER 3.2. CALIFORNIA OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REGULATIONS
(CAL/OSHA)
SUBCHAPTER 2. REGULATIONS OF THE DIVISION OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH
ARTICLE 8. ELEVATOR INSPECTION FEE SCHEDULE

ยง344.30. Conveyance Inspection Program Fees.

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 7314 of the Labor Code, the Division has fixed a schedule of inspection fees as follows:

(a) Reinspection (periodic inspection) and witnessing of periodic tests of an existing installation shall be:
(1) Hand dumbwaiters $ 125.00 per unit
(2) Power dumbwaiters and material lifts $ 225.00 per unit
(3) Hand elevators $ 125.00 per unit
(4) Material lifts with automatic transfer devices $ 225.00 per unit
(5) Power sidewalk elevators $ 225.00 per unit
(6) Hand-powered man platforms $ 225.00 per unit
(7) Escalators and moving walks $ 675.00 per unit
(8) Manlifts $ 225.00 per unit
(9) Hydraulic - direct plunger and roped hydraulic up to three stories $ 225.00 per unit
(10) Hydraulic - direct plunger and roped hydraulic 4 stories or more $ 225.00 per unit
(11) Cabled - up to 3 stories $ 225.00 per unit
(12) Cabled--- 4 to 10 stories $ 350.00 per unit
(13) Cabled--11 to 20 stories $ 450.00 per unit
(14) Cabled--21 or more stories $ 550.00 per unit
(15) Special access elevators $ 225.00 per unit
(16) Screw type $ 225.00 per unit
(17) Wheel chair lift $ 125.00 per unit
(18) Stairway chair lift $ 125.00 per unit
(19) Elevator installed by variance $ 225.00 per hour
(20) Elevators or dumbwaiters with automatic transfer devices $ 225.00 per unit
(21) Incline elevators $ 350.00 per unit
(22) Construction personnel hoist $ 225.00 per hour
(23) Special purpose personnel elevator $ 225.00 per unit
(24) Rack & Pinion elevator $ 225.00 per unit
(25) Vertical and inclined reciprocating conveyors $ 225.00 per unit
(26) Witnessing of periodic tests $ 225.00 per hour
(27) Automatic guided vehicles on guideways. $ 1,800.00 per unit

(b) The fee for the inspection of a new installation of any type conveyance will be $225.00 per hour or any fraction thereof.

(c) The fee for the inspection of any alteration to a conveyance will be $225.00 per hour or any fraction thereof.

(d) The fee for replacement inspections required under Section 3001(b)(3) will be $225.00 per hour, or any fraction thereof.

(e) The fee for field consultations will be $450.00 per hour or any fraction thereof. If the distance to the job site is more than 50 miles from the District Elevator Unit Office, the actual travel time will be added to the inspection time on in order to obtain the total charge.

(f) No charge shall be made in any one permit year for more than one inspection except where safety orders have not been complied with and subsequent inspections are necessary, annual or periodic testing is required, or where an alteration has been made to a conveyance. A fee of $225.00 per hour or any fraction thereof shall be charged to determine if applicable safety orders have been complied with.

(g) A fee will be charged for processing and mailing a permit. The fee shall reflect the actual cost of processing and mailing up to a maximum of $15.00.

(h) The fees to cover the cost of various certifications are as follows:

(1) Certified Qualified Elevator Company (CQEC) $ 700.00
(2) Certified Qualified Elevator Inspection Company (CQEIC) $ 700.00
(3) Certified Competent Elevator Mechanic (CCEM) $ 210.00
(4) Certified Temporary Competent Elevator Mechanic (CTCEM) $ 35.00/application
(5) Certified Emergency Competent Elevator Mechanic (CECEM) $ 35.00/application
(6) Certified Qualified Elevator Inspector (CQEI) $ 420.00
(7) Renewal or replacement of a CQEC, CCEM, or a CQEI certification $ 140.00
(8) Renewal of a CTCEM or a CECEM certification $ 35.00
(9) Administration of Exam $100.00/exam

(i) The fee for an erection, construction, or installation permit, including the plan approval is as follows:

(1) First hydraulic elevator, including direct plunger elevator and roped hydraulic elevator in a building. $ 225.00 per story
(2) Additional similar conveyances in the same building $ 225.00 per unit
(3) First cable-, screw- and rack and pinion type-elevators in a building $ 350.00 per story
(4) Additional similar conveyances in the same building $ 350.00 per unit
(5) Dumbwaiters, material lifts, vertical reciprocating conveyors and sidewalk elevators $ 550.00 per unit
(6) Wheelchair lifts, stairway lifts, hand-powered elevators and dumbwaiters $ 450.00 per unit
(7) First escalator or moving walk in a building $ 900.00 per unit
(8) Additional similar conveyances in the same building $ 225.00 per unit
(9) Automatic guided vehicles on guideways. $ 1800.00 per unit
(10) All other conveyances $ 225.00 per hour

(j) The fee for an alteration permit, including plan review, is as follows:

(1) Permit for one or two alterations to a single unit $ 450.00
(2) Permit for same alterations to similar conveyances in the same building $ 225.00 per unit
(3) Permit for three or more alterations to a single conveyance $ 900.00
(4) Permit for same alterations to similar conveyances in the same building $ 225.00 per unit

(k) The fee for any change order review of plans shall be $140.00 225.00 per hour with a minimum charge of 450.00.

(l) Whenever a person owning or having the custody, management or operation of an elevator fails to pay the fees required under this section within 60 days after notification, he or she shall pay in addition to the fees required by this section, a penalty fee equal to 100 percent of the fee.

(m) The fee for processing and/or serving an Order Prohibiting Use will be $675.00.

NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 60.5, 6308, 7311.4 and 7314, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 60.5, 6308, 7311.4 and 7314, Labor Code.