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Elevator and Amusement Ride Program Overview

General questions email BCD.elevator@state.or.us.

The Elevator and Amusement Ride Program oversees the installation and maintenance of elevator and amusement ride equipment to ensure public safety. Permits are required for elevators and amusement rides and safety inspections are conducted by state inspectors or insurance company inspectors.

 

Amusement rides require permits which are renewed annually. They must have annual safety inspections by qualified insurance company inspectors. You can access the permit application form on our website. You can also access the amusement ride program statutes and rules.

 

Elevators require permits for installation, alteration and modernization. Plan review and inspections by state inspectors are also required. Elevators require operating permits which are renewed annually. Safety inspections by state inspectors are performed periodically. You can access the permit application forms on our website. You can also access the elevator program statutes and rules.

 

Codes and safety standards for elevators are found under Adopted Standards.