Florida Statutes and Constitution
The statutes are updated as a result of every legislative session. The constitution was revised in 1968 and is amended by the voters. This site is maintained by the Florida Legislature. (HTML)
Chapter 399 – Elevator Safety
Chapter 559 – Part VII
Licensing by the Department of Business and Professional Regulation
Florida Administrative Code
The entire Florida Administrative Code is available in Microsoft Word format. The code is constantly revised. This site is maintained by the Office of the Secretary of State.
Chapter 61C-5 – Florida Elevator Safety Code
- Revised 2021 September – PDF
Rule Adoption Information
The PDF provides a summary of the division’s rule adoption activity, including rules adopted within the previous twelve months. All rule adoptions must follow the requirements of Chapter 120, Florida Statutes. Public notices of rule adoption activity are published in the Florida Administrative Register. Questions may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Revised 2022 October – PDF
Upcoming Rule Workshops/Hearings
None scheduled at this time.
Other Applicable Codes
State of Florida Elevator Codes Effective Dates – PDF
Informational chart that provides general guidance to assist with identifying elevator codes in effect from October 1, 1947 to present.
Florida Building Code
The Florida Building Code was created by the 2000 Florida Legislature to provide uniform regulations through out the state. The code is adopted by rule 61G20-1, Florida Administrative Code, by the Florida Building Commission within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
The 6th Edition Florida Building Code became effective December 31, 2017. Chapters applicable to the division are:
- Chapter 30 – Elevators and Conveying Systems
This site is maintained by the International Code Council (ICC).
Florida Fire Prevention Code
The Florida Fire Prevention Code is an adaptation of NFPA 1 and NFPA 101. It is adopted by Chapter 69A-60, Florida Administrative Code. The Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of State Fire Marshal website provides additional information.
Fire Key Standards
- Uniform Elevator Keys – Division of State Fire Marshal.
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
United States Code of Federal Regulations
All requests for public records, complaints, forms, and applications for licenses can be obtained by contacting the Customer Contact Center.
Steven von Bodungen, Director
Division of Hotels and Restaurants
Bureau of Elevator Safety
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1013