User note: Code change proposals to sections preceded by the designation [F] will be considered by the International Fire CodeDevelopment Committee during the 2016 (Group B) Code Development Cycle. See explanation on page iv.


    3001.1 Scope.

    This chapter governs the design, construction, installation, alteration and repair of elevators and conveying systems and their components.

    3001.2 Referenced standards.

    Except as otherwise provided for in this code, the design, construction, installation, alteration, repair and maintenance of elevators and conveying systems and their components shall conform to ASME A17.1/CSA B44, ASME A17.7/CSA B44.7, ASME A90.1, ASME B20.1, ANSI MH29.1, ALI ALCTV and ASCE 24 for construction in flood hazard areas established in Section 1612.3.

    3001.3 Accessibility.

    Passenger elevators required to be accessible or to serve as part of an accessible means of egress shall comply with Sections 1009 and 1109.7.

    3001.4 Change in use.

    A change in use of an elevator from freight to passenger, passenger to freight, or from one freight class to another freight class shall comply with Section 8.7 of ASME A17.1/CSA B44.