Effective July 1, 2009, and for all serial numbers greater than 97463, a sump pump must be provided for new installations with Firefighter’s Emergency Operation to comply with ASME A17.1 design criteria. The division is providing additional information with the approved Permit to Install. Contact us for more information.
Effective March 1, 2009, Section 3002.9, Florida Building Code (FBC) – Automatic fire alarm-initiating devices shall be located and installed in accordance with ASME A17.1 and NFPA 72, which removes the previous FBC exemption for open air lobbies. Fire alarm initiating devices are required for elevator recall at unenclosed lobbies.
The Plan of Corrective Action (PCA) and temporary variance procedures are hereby revised. Owners who intend to submit a variance must follow Section 120.542, Florida Statutes-Variances and Waivers. Information on applying for an elevator variance is available on our variance webpage.
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