Laws & Rules

The state Legislature approves elevator laws, located in Chapter 70.87 of the Revised Code of Washington ( If you receive an error message when referencing a link to a specific section of an RCW try your search here (

Washington Administrative Code (WAC) rules are based on law. The WAC is Chapter 296-96 (

The State Office of the Code Reviser ( maintains and updates RCWs and WACs.

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You can find out more about laws and rules, rule development and policies of the Elevator Program by joining the Elevator Listserv. You will receive an email with the information.

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