Penalties

Operation of a conveyance without a permit

  • First violation: $171.20.
  • Second violation: $342.60.
  • Each additional violation: $500.00.

Installation, relocation, and alternation of a conveyance without a permit

  • First violation: $171.20.
  • Second violation: $342.60..
  • Each additional violation: $500.00

Operation of a conveyance for which L&I has issued a red tag or has revoked or suspended an operating permit or operation of a decommissioned elevator

This includes the removal of a red tag from a conveyance

  • Fee: $500.00

Failure to comply with a correction notice

  • After 90 days: $114.10.
  • After 180 days: $285.40.
  • After 270 days: $457.00.
  • After 360 days: $500.00.
  • Each 30 days after 360 days: $500.00.

Note: Penalties are cumulative

Failure to submit official written notification that all corrections have been completed

  • After 90 days: $114.10.
  • After 180 days: $285.40.
  • After 270 days: $457.00.
  • After 360 days: $500.00.
  • Each 30 days after 360 days: $500.00.

Failure to notify L&I of each accident to a person requiring services of a physician or resulting in a disability exceeding one day may result in a $500.00 penalty per day (Plus WAC 296-96-01057).

The conveyance must be removed from service until L&I authorizes the operation of the conveyance. This may require an inspection, and the applicable fees will be applied.

Failure to remove from service may result in an additional $500.00 penalty per day.

Other Fees

Administrative fees

Technical services: $84.30

Plan checking fee: $34.80

Permit renewal fee: $63.60

Installation and alteration plan approval: $34.80

Service fees

Re-inspection: $140.90 per conveyance plus $70.10 per hour

Variance fees: $211.50 per conveyance plus $70.10 per hour

Red tag inspection: $34.80 (NOTE: this fee is for performing an annual inspection to conveyances that are in red tag status)

Decommission inspection: $70.10

Voluntary inspections by request: $140.90 per conveyance and $70.10 per hour

Inspection fees outside of normal working hours: minimum $105.40 and $105.40 per hour

Other fees

Temporary operating permit: $112.60

Processing fee: $42.00 - for each refund

Duplication of a damaged operating permit: $13.70

Make checks payable to Labor & Industries and mail to:

Department of Labor & Industries
Elevator Program
PO Box 44480
Olympia WA 98504-4480