Notice of Erection of Lift - Australian Capital Territory

Description

You will be required to submit a notice to the Agency if you intend to erect a lift. Your notice must be submitted at least 24 hours before you intend to commence work.

A lift is a mechanical system used to raise or lower people, goods or equipment between floors of a building.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

When providing notice you must:

  • Have attained a certificate from the structural or civil engineer for the building in which the lift or equipment is to be installed; and
  • Provide detailed plans of the installations.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $86.00

Approval of lifts.

General Miscellaneous All $49.00

Minimum fee for testing of lifts plus $33.00 per hour.

General Miscellaneous All $866.00

Minimum fee for re-testing of lifts, where initial test failed inspection, plus $95 per hour.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Notice of Intention to Erect a Lift - PDF

Act(s) name

Scaffolding and Lifts Act 1912 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Scaffolding and Lifts Regulation 1950 ACT

Application process

Apply

Accompanying the application form must be plans of the lift that includes particulars of the machine, control, operating and safety devices, size and construction of car. Please consult the Contact Officer for further lodgement details.

Approval time

No less than five days.

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

General Enquiries

WorkSafe ACT

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Phone: 02 62073000
Fax: 02 62050336