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Apply for permits for elevator work, test equipment, file a complaint or report an accident or damaged equipment.




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The elevator inspections unit investigates complaints related to elevators, escalators and other devices regulated by Minnesota Rules Chapter 1307. Examples include:

  • Elevator code violations.

  • Reports of unsafe operation or condition of elevators, escalators, and related devices.

  • Elevator work performed by unlicensed individuals or contractors.

  • Accidents involving personal injury or damage to elevators, escalators and related devices. 

  • Installation, alteration or removal of elevators, escalator or related devices without proper permitting.

To submit a complaint, contact the Construction Codes and Licensing Division at 651-284-5069 or