You will require this permit if you intend to erect or alter a lift. Lifts must be manufactured and installed according to the relevant safety standards due to their potential impact on public health and safety.
Please use the contact details below to find out more information.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
To be eligible for a permit you must provide details outlining the particulars of the lift. You will be required to provide information outlining:
- Operational procedures;
- Safety devices;
- The size and construction details of the car;
- The general layout; and
- The maximum load and speed rating of the lift.
For alterations to existing lifts, you must provide information outlining what changes you intend to make to the lift.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Approval of lifts.
Minimum fee for testing of lifts plus $34.00 per hour.
Minimum fee for re-testing of
lifts, where initial test failed inspection, plus
$98 per hour.
Application for a Permit to Erect or Alter a Lift - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate
Scaffolding and Lifts Act 1912 (Australian Capital Territory)
Scaffolding and Lifts Regulation 1950 (Australian Capital Territory)
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