Penalties

Operation of a conveyance without a permit

  • First violation: $171.20
  • Second violation: $342.60
  • Each additional violation: $500.00

Installation, relocation, and alternation of a conveyance without a permit

  • First violation: $171.20
  • Second violation: $342.60
  • Each additional violation: $500.00

Operation of a conveyance for which L&I has issued a red tag or has revoked or suspended an operating permit or operation of a decommissioned elevator

This includes the removal of a red tag from a conveyance

  • Fee: $500.00

Failure to comply with a correction notice

  • After 90 days: 114.10
  • After 180 days: $285.40
  • After 270 days: $457.00
  • After 360 days: $500.00
  • Each 30 days after 360 days: $500.00

Note: Penalties are cumulative

Failure to submit official written notification that all corrections have been completed

  • After 90 days: 114.10
  • After 180 days: $285.40
  • After 270 days: $457.00
  • After 360 days: $500.00
  • Each 30 days after 360 days: $500.00

Failure to notify L&I of each accident to a person requiring services of a physician or resulting in a disability exceeding one day may result in a $500.00 penalty per day (Plus WAC 296-96-01057).

The conveyance must be removed from service until L&I authorizes the operation of the conveyance. This may require an inspection, and the applicable fees will be applied.

Failure to remove from service may result in an additional $500.00 penalty per day.

Other Fees

Administrative fees

Technical services: $80.30

Plan checking fee: $33.20

Permit renewal fee: $60.60

Installation and alteration plan approval: $33.20

Service fees

Re-inspection: $134.10 per conveyance plus $65.10 per hour

Variance fees: $201.30 per conveyance plus $66.80 per hour

Red tag inspection: $33.20 (NOTE: this fee is for performing an annual inspection to conveyances that are in red tag status)

Decommission inspection: $66.80

Voluntary inspections by request: $134.10 per conveyance and $66.80 per hour

Inspection fees outside of normal working hours: minimum $96.50 and $100.30 per hour

Other fees

Temporary operating permit: $107.20

Processing fee: $40.00 - for each refund

Duplication of a damaged operating permit: $13.10

Make checks payable to Labor & Industries and mail to:

Department of Labor & Industries
Elevator Section
PO Box 44480
Olympia WA 98504-4480