Building a Safer Idaho

Frequently Asked Questions - Elevators


Where can I find the forms needed for certification and inspection of elevators?
In the Forms & Applications section. Click here for a link.


How do I schedule an inspection of my elevator?
As of November 1st, 2011 The Division of Building Safety - Industrial Safety Section - Elevator Program will no longer accept elevator requests by phone or in person. This is effective for all regions. All inspection requests will need to be emailed to Please include the following in your inspection request:
  • State ID#
  • Name of Owner
  • Name of Building
  • Physical address where elevator is located
  • Person to contact to schedule inspection
  • Once the email has been received and the elevator confirmed, an inspector or office staff will contact you within 2 working days to schedule the inspection.
    If it is an inspection request for an acceptance, please include the pre-inspection checklist with the email request.