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Elevator Unit

The Elevator Unit inspects every device, such as passenger and freight elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walks, ski lifts, sky lifts, and aerial trams. Each device is initially inspected for compliance with code, rules and laws adopted by the State of Tennessee to ensure they are installed properly. These devices are then inspected twice a year for the life of the device.


Installation Process

Permit Application for New Installations or Alterations to Existing Devices and Acceptance Requirements

Required Fees

Inspection & operating permit fees apply to: elevators, escalators, dumbwaiters, moving walk, ski lifts, sky lifts, aerial trans, etc.

Report an Accident

Cease Operation of Device and Contact the Elevator Unit

Elevator Inspectors

Inspectors, Counties Inspected and Contact Information

Rules for Elevator & Amusement Devices

Rules of the Elevator & Amusement Device Safety Board

Elevator & Amusement Device Safety Board

The advisory board provides technical expertise, grants, or denies requests for variances, and promulgates rules that govern elevators, escalators, amusement devices, etc.

Contact Us

Elevator Unit
(615) 741-1900