13 NCAC 15 .0305 ACCEPTANCE INSPECTION
(a) Notification. The person or firm installing, moving or altering any device or equipment shall notify the Director at least five days before the inspection is desired. The notification shall be in writing and shall include the following:
(1) name and address of the contractor,
(2) name and address of the owner,
(3) location of the device or equipment,
(4) date of request for inspection.
If the person or firm installing, moving or altering the device or equipment will not be ready for inspection on the date requested, he shall immediately notify the Director so that an inspector will not be required to make an unnecessary trip.
(b) Inspections. The Director or an inspector of the Division shall inspect all new, altered or relocated devices or equipment subject to this Chapter for conformity with the requirements of these regulations. The inspection shall be made, when practicable, within two days of the date requested.
(c) Elevators, Dumbwaiters, Escalators and Moving Walks. The person or firm installing, moving or altering an elevator, dumbwaiter, escalator, moving walk, inclined stairway chairlift, or inclined or vertical wheelchair lift, shall, in the presence of the Director or an inspector, subject the new, moved or altered portions of the equipment to an acceptance test as required by the Elevator Safety Code.
(d) Special Equipment. The person or firm installing, moving or altering any special equipment shall, in the presence of the Director or an inspector, subject the new, moved or altered portion of the equipment to such tests as may be required by the Director to insure safe operation.
(e) Violations. If, after inspecting and performing tests on the equipment, the inspector determines that the condition of the equipment is not in full compliance with the rules of this Chapter, the inspector will inform the person or firm installing, moving or altering the device of any violations and will require compliance before a certificate for operation, as prescribed in Rule .0306 of this Section, will be issued.
History Note: Authority G.S. 95‑110.5;
Eff. August 1, 1987;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. January 5, 2016.