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SPS 318.1007 Note Note: Under this subdivision, if the scope of work for an escalator includes a replacement of the majority of internal parts, the work is considered to be a new installation even if a majority of the truss is retained.
SPS 318.1007(2)(c)4. 4. `Vertical platform lifts.' For a vertical platform lift, plans submitted for review shall include all of the following:
SPS 318.1007(2)(c)4.a. a. A plan of the platform enclosure and runway including all inside platform dimensions and clearances specified in this chapter and the building code where applicable.
SPS 318.1007(2)(c)4.b. b. A section through the runway, pit, and platform showing all dimensions and clearances.
SPS 318.1007(2)(c)4.c. c. Landings indicating types of runway doors or gates. Where manual doors or gates are provided, plans showing the clearances at manual doors or gates meeting the building code.
SPS 318.1007(2)(c)5. 5. 'Inclined platform lifts or stairway chair lifts.' For an inclined platform lift or stairway chair lift, plans submitted for review shall include the following:
SPS 318.1007(2)(c)5.a. a. A plan of the lift shown in its unfolded operational position at each landing and on the stairway with egress past the lift dimensioned.
SPS 318.1007(2)(c)5.b. b. A section through the stairway or runway showing clearances to steps and overhead with the lift in its unfolded, usable position.
SPS 318.1007(2)(c)5.c. c. A calculation of egress width past the lift meeting the building code, prepared by a licensed architect or engineer, or evidence such calculation has been approved by the building code authority.
SPS 318.1007(3) (3)Scope of alterations, repairs, and replacements.
SPS 318.1007(3)(a)(a) For proposed alterations, repairs, or replacements listed in Table SPS 318.1007-1 Items 1. to 4. and Tables SPS 318.1007-2, 318.1007-3, and 318.1007-4, all of the following shall be submitted with the request for approval:
SPS 318.1007(3)(a)1. 1. At least 3 copies of the completed application, on an approved form, if the submittal is to the department.
SPS 318.1007 Note Note: Forms required under this chapter are available on the department's website at https://dsps.wi.gov, or by request from the Department of Safety and Professional Services, P. O. Box 7302, Madison, Wisconsin 53708, or call (608) 266-2112.
SPS 318.1007(3)(a)2. 2. At least 3 copies of bound equipment layout plans and specifications that conform to the applicable sections in ASME A17.1 or ASME A18.1.
SPS 318.1007(3)(a)3. 3. A plan review fee.
SPS 318.1007(3)(a)4. 4. An acceptance-inspection fee.
SPS 318.1007 Note Note: See chapter SPS 302 for the amount of the fee remitted to the department when a conveyance plan is filed.
SPS 318.1007(3)(a)5. 5. Sufficient data and information to determine if the proposed alteration complies with the requirements of this chapter.
SPS 318.1007(3)(b) (b) For proposed alterations listed in Table SPS 318.1007-1 Items 5. to 33., all of the following shall be submitted with the request for approval:
SPS 318.1007(3)(b)1. 1. At least 3 copies of the completed application, on an approved form, if the submittal is to the department.
SPS 318.1007(3)(b)2. 2. A plan review fee.
SPS 318.1007(3)(b)3. 3. An acceptance-inspection fee.
SPS 318.1007(3)(b)4. 4. Sufficient data and information to determine if the proposed alteration complies with this chapter.
Table SPS 318.1007-1
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Table SPS 318.1007-2
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Table SPS 318.1007-3
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Table SPS 318.1007-4
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SPS 318.1007 Note Note: See chapter SPS 302 for fee requirements.
SPS 318.1007 History History: CR: 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14; correction in (2) (a) (title), (b) (title), (c) (title) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 2., Stats., Register August 2014 No. 704; CR 19-118: am. (2) (c) 1. a., (3) (title), (a) (intro.), 1., Table SPS 318.1007-1, Table SPS 318.1007-2, Table SPS 318.1007-3, Table SPS 318.1007-4 Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.1008 SPS 318.1008Plan review actions.
SPS 318.1008(1)(1)Processing. The department shall review and make a determination on a request for plan approval within 15 business days, except as provided in sub. (2) (d).
SPS 318.1008(2) (2)Determinations.
SPS 318.1008(2)(a) (a) Conditional approval.
SPS 318.1008(2)(a)1.1. If the department determines the application and plans for installation or alteration substantially comply with the provisions of this chapter, the department shall grant a conditional approval in writing.
SPS 318.1008(2)(a)2. 2. Non-code-complying conditions stated in the conditional approval shall be corrected before or during installation.
SPS 318.1008(2)(a)3. 3. A conditional approval issued by the department may not be construed as an assumption of any responsibility for the design or construction of the equipment.
SPS 318.1008(2)(a)4. 4. The issuance of a conditional approval by the department does not alleviate the responsibility to correct any non-code-complying condition, element, or component not specifically enumerated in a conditional approval.
SPS 318.1008(2)(b) (b) Revocation of approval. The department may revoke any approval issued by department if the department determines any of the following:
SPS 318.1008(2)(b)1. 1. That information provided for obtaining the approval contains false statements or misinterpretations of material fact.
SPS 318.1008(2)(b)2. 2. That the approval was issued in error.
SPS 318.1008(2)(b)3. 3. That the work performed is not consistent with the approval or is in violation of this chapter.
SPS 318.1008(2)(c) (c) Denial of approval. The request for plan approval shall be denied, in writing, if the department determines that the plans or the application do not substantially comply with the provisions of this chapter.
SPS 318.1008(2)(d)1.1. The request for plan approval shall be placed on hold if the department determines that the submittal is not of sufficient detail or missing information to determine whether the proposal conforms to this chapter.
SPS 318.1008(2)(d)2. 2. If the request for plan approval is placed on hold, the permit-processing timeframe in par. (a) shall also be interrupted until the appropriate information is submitted to complete the review, except the request for approval and the hold shall expire if the appropriate information is not submitted within 90 calendar days of being requested.
SPS 318.1008(2)(e) (e) Expiration. As required under s. 101.983 (1) (d), Stats., an approval issued under this chapter expires under any of the following circumstances:
SPS 318.1008(2)(e)1. 1. If the work authorized under the approval does not commence within 6 months after the date on which the approval is issued.
SPS 318.1008(2)(e)2. 2. If the work authorized under the approval is suspended or abandoned for 60 consecutive days at any time following the commencement of the work.
SPS 318.1008(2)(e)3.a.a. On the date specified by the department under subd. 3. b.
SPS 318.1008(2)(e)3.b. b. The department may, notwithstanding subds. 1. and 2., specify a shorter period of time at the time the approval is issued, which shall be no later than 2 years after the approval date shown on the approved plans. Upon request to the secretary, the expiration date may be extended for a one-time, 2-year period at the discretion of the secretary provided the written request is submitted prior to expiration of the original approval.
SPS 318.1008(2)(f) (f) Re-submittal. When an approval expires under par. (e), plans shall be resubmitted in accordance with s. SPS 318.1007.
SPS 318.1008(3) (3)Revisions to approved plans.
SPS 318.1008(3)(a) (a) All proposed revisions and modifications which involve rules under this chapter and which are made to construction documents that have previously been granted approval by the department or agent municipality shall be submitted for review to the entity that granted the approval, unless determined by the department or agent municipality to be too minor to warrant re-submittal.
SPS 318.1008(3)(b) (b) All revisions and modifications to the plans shall be approved in writing by the department or agent municipality prior to the work involved in the revision or modification being carried out.
SPS 318.1008(4) (4)Evidence of approval. Where plan approval is required by this chapter, one set of plans bearing the stamp of approval, a copy of the specifications, the approval-application form, and the approval letter shall be kept at the installation or alteration site from the beginning of construction until an inspection determines compliance with this chapter for the approved scope of work.
SPS 318.1008 History History: CR 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14; CR 19-118: cr. (2) (e) 3. Register May 2020 No. 773, eff. 6-1-20.
SPS 318.1009 SPS 318.1009Identification of conveyances.
SPS 318.1009(1)(1)Registration number. All conveyances that are required to have a permit to operate shall be identified by a registration number supplied by the department or agent municipality.
SPS 318.1009(2) (2)Posting. The registration number shall be posted in the following manner:
SPS 318.1009(2)(a) (a) For a conveyance having a machine room, control room, or control space accessed directly from a building floor level or roof, on the main electrical disconnect or controller.
SPS 318.1009(2)(b) (b) For a conveyance having an inspection and test panel, inside the cover of the inspection and test panel.
SPS 318.1009 History History: CR 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 318.1010 SPS 318.1010Product approvals.
SPS 318.1010(1)(1)Voluntary approval.
SPS 318.1010(1)(a)(a) Materials, equipment, and products regulated by this chapter may receive a written approval from the department indicating code compliance.
SPS 318.1010(1)(b)1.1. Approval of materials, equipment, and products shall be based on sufficient data, tests, and other evidence that prove the material, equipment, or product is in compliance with the standards specified in this chapter.
SPS 318.1010(1)(b)2. 2. Tests, compilation of data, and calculations documenting compliance shall be provided by one of the following:
SPS 318.1010(1)(b)2.a. a. A qualified independent third party.
SPS 318.1010(1)(b)2.b. b. A Wisconsin-registered architect or engineer.
SPS 318.1010(2) (2)Review, approval, and revocation processes.
SPS 318.1010(2)(a)1.1. Upon receipt of a fee and a written request, the department may issue an approval for a material, equipment, or product.
SPS 318.1010(2)(a)2. 2. The department shall review and make a determination on an application for approval after receipt of all forms, fees, plans, and information required to complete the review.
SPS 318.1010(2)(a)3. 3. A determination shall be made within 45 business days of receipt of all required materials.
SPS 318.1010(2)(b)1.1. The department may include specific conditions in issuing an approval, including an expiration date for the approval.
SPS 318.1010(2)(b)2. 2. Violations of the conditions under which an approval is issued shall constitute a violation of this chapter.
SPS 318.1010(2)(c) (c) If the department determines that the material, equipment, or product does not comply with this chapter or the intent of this chapter, the request for approval shall be denied in writing.
SPS 318.1010(2)(d) (d) If an approved material, equipment, or product is modified, the approval shall be considered null and void, and the modification shall be submitted to the department for review.
SPS 318.1010(2)(e)1.1. The department may revoke or deny an approval for any false statements or misrepresentations of relevant facts or data; unacceptability of a third party that provided any information on which the approval was based; or as a result of material, equipment, or product failure.
SPS 318.1010(2)(e)2. 2. The department may reexamine an approved material, equipment, or product and issue a revised approval at any time.
SPS 318.1010(2)(e)3. 3. The department may revoke an approval if the department determines that the material, equipment, or product does not comply with this chapter or the intent of this chapter due to a change in the chapter or department interpretation of the chapter.
SPS 318.1010 History History: CR 14-020: cr. Register August 2014 No. 704, eff. 9-1-14.
SPS 318.1011 SPS 318.1011Inspections and permits to operate.
SPS 318.1011(1)(1)General. Pursuant to s. 101.983 (2), Stats., no person may allow a conveyance to operate on property owned by the person unless the person holds a valid permit to operate for the conveyance, except this requirement does not apply to elevators or dumbwaiters that serve dwelling units.
SPS 318.1011 Note Note: Although a permit to operate is not required under this subsection for elevators and dumbwaiters serving dwelling units, these elevators and dumbwaiters are subject to the requirements in section 101.983 (3) of the Statutes, which reads as follows: “If the owner and a prospective buyer of an individual residential dwelling unit that is served by a dumbwaiter or an elevator enter into a contract of sale for the unit that includes a provision requiring that the dumbwaiter or elevator be inspected, the inspection shall be performed by an elevator inspector licensed under s. 101.985 (3)."
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