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Elevator Statutes & Rules
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 2013 April 21 - pdf (21 printed pages)
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 .
- Revised 2013 April 1 - pdf
Other Applicable Codes
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 9B-3.047, Florida Administrative Code, by the Florida Building Commission within the Department of Business and Professional Regulation. The 2010 Florida Building Code became effective March 15, 2012. Chapters applicable to the division are:
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 site maintained by the Florida Department of Financial Services, Division of State Fire Marshal, provides a link to order a complete copy and provides local amendments.