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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

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§344.30. 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 elevator-direct plunger and roped
hydraulic up to three stories.........................................
$ 225.00 per unit
(10) Hydraulic elevator-direct plunger and roped
hydraulic 4 stories or more...........................................
$ 225.00 per unit
(11) Cabled elevator-up to 3 stories.............................
$ 225.00 per unit
(12) Cabled elevator-4 to 10 stories.............................
$ 350.00 per unit
(13) Cabled elevator-11 to 20 stories...........................
$ 450.00 per unit
(14) Cabled elevator-21 or more stories.......................
$ 550.00 per unit
(15) Special access elevators........................................
$ 225.00 per unit
(16) Screw type elevator..............................................
$ 225.00 per unit
(17) Wheel chair lift, vertical or incline..........................
$ 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..............
$1800.00 per unit

(b) The fee for the inspection of a new installation of any type of 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 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 Conveyance Company (CQCC)........
$ 700.00
(2) Certified Qualified Conveyance Inspection Company
(CQCIC).............................................................................
$ 700.00
(3) Certified Competent Conveyance Mechanic
(CCCM)..............................................................................
$ 210.00
(4) Temporary Certified Competent Conveyance Mechanic
(TCCCM).............................................................................
$ 35.00/
application
(5) Emergency Certified Competent Elevator Mechanic
(ECCEM).............................................................................
$ 35.00/
application
(6) Certified Qualified Conveyance Inspector (CQCI).........
$ 210.00
(7) Renewal of a CQCC, CCCM, CQCIC or a CQCI
certification........................................................................
$ 140.00
(8) Replacement of a CQCC, CCCM, CQCIC or a CQCI
certification........................................................................
$ 35.00
(9) Administration of Exam.................................................
$ 100/
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 $225.00 per hour.

(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) An additional fee in the amount of $675.00 shall be charged for inspections that result in the issuance of an Order Prohibiting Use.

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

HISTORY

1. New article 8 (section 344.30) filed 11-30-77; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 77, No. 49).

2. Amendment filed 2-28-79; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 9).

3. Amendment filed 7-9-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 80, No. 28).

4. Amendment filed 4-16-81; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 81, No. 16).

5. Amendment of subsection (a) and new subsection (i) filed 3-24-82; effective upon filing pursuant to Government Code section 11346.2(d) (Register 82, No. 13).

6. Amendment filed 3-2-84 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 84, No. 11). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 6-30-84.

7. Order of Repeal of 3-2-84 emergency order filed 7-30-84 by OAL pursuant to Government Code section 11349.6 (Register 84, No. 31).

8. Amendment filed 7-30-84 as an emergency; effective upon filing (Register 84, No. 31). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 11-27-84.

9. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 11-5-84 and filed 12-4-84 (Register 84, No. 49).

10. Amendment filed 8-16-88 as an emergency; operative 8-16-88 (Register 88, No. 34). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL within 120 days or emergency language will be repealed on 12-14-88.

11. Certificate of Compliance transmitted to OAL 11-29-88 and filed 12-29-88 (Register 89, No. 2).

12. Amendment filed 5-12-92 as an emergency; operative 5-12-92 (Register 92, No. 20). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL 9-9-92 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

13. Certificate of Compliance as to 5-12-92 order including amendment of “Cabled” in subsection (a) and NOTE transmitted to OAL 7-20-92 (Register 92, No. 35).

14. Amendment of section heading and section filed 1-3-2003 as an emergency; operative 1-3-2003. A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-5-2003 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. Exempt from OAL review pursuant to Labor Code section 7314 (Register 2003, No. 1).

15. Reinstatement of section as it existed prior to 1-3-2003 emergency amendment by operation of Government Code section 11346.1(f) (Register 2003, No. 23).

16. Amendment of section heading and section filed 6-9-2003 as an emergency; operative 6-9-2003. A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 10-7-2003 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. Exempt from OAL review pursuant to Labor Code section 7314 (Register 2003, No. 24).

17. Reinstatement of section heading and section as they existed prior to 6-9-2003 amendment by operation of Government Code section 11346.1(f) (Register 2004, No. 32).

18. Amendment of section heading and section filed 10-6-2004 as an emergency; operative 10-6-2004 (Register 2004, No. 41). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 2-3-2005 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. Exempt from OAL review pursuant to Labor Code section 7314.

19. Certificate of Compliance as to 10-6-2004 order, including further amendment of section and Note, transmitted to OAL 2-3-2005 and filed 3-16-2005 (Register 2005, No. 11).

20. Amendment of subsections (a)(1)-(f), (i)(1)-(i)(10) and (j)(1)-(k) and new subsection (m) filed 6-21-2010 as an emergency; operative 6-21-2010 (Register 2010, No. 26). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 12-20-2010 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day. Submitted to OAL for printing only pursuant to Labor Code section 7314.

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