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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)."
SPS 318.1011(2) (2)Initial issuance.
SPS 318.1011(2)(a) (a) The department or agent municipality shall issue a permit to operate for the installation of a conveyance after an acceptance inspection by one of the following determines and documents that the conveyance was installed and constructed in compliance with this chapter:
SPS 318.1011(2)(a)1. 1. The department.
SPS 318.1011(2)(a)2. 2. An agent municipality.
SPS 318.1011(2)(a)3. 3. A licensed elevator inspector who is referred to as enforcing this chapter, in a written contract between the inspection provider and the department.
SPS 318.1011(2)(b) (b) The issuance of a permit to operate by the department or agent municipality shall occur within 10 business days of completing and filing the inspection report.
SPS 318.1011(4) (4)Permit expiration.
SPS 318.1011(4)(a) (a) Each conveyance shall be assigned an inspection anniversary date by the department or agent municipality.
SPS 318.1011(4)(b) (b) A permit to operate shall be valid for one year from the assigned inspection anniversary date.
SPS 318.1011(5) (5)Permit renewal.
SPS 318.1011(5)(a)1.1. The renewal of a permit to operate shall be contingent upon one or more inspections that determine that a conveyance is in compliance with this chapter and any preceding design, construction, and installation requirements of this chapter that were in effect during construction or installation of the conveyance.
SPS 318.1011(5)(a)2. 2. The inspection or inspections under subd. 1. shall be conducted no sooner than 120 days prior to the expiration of the permit to operate.
SPS 318.1011(5)(a)3. 3. The owner of an existing conveyance for which a permit to operate was issued by the department or agent municipality may have the inspection or inspections for the renewal of the permit conducted by one of the following:
SPS 318.1011(5)(a)3.a. a. The department.
SPS 318.1011(5)(a)3.b. b. An agent municipality.
SPS 318.1011(5)(a)3.c. c. An independent licensed elevator inspector.
SPS 318.1011(5)(a)3.d. d. A licensed elevator inspector who is referred to as enforcing this chapter, in a written contract between the inspection provider and the department.
SPS 318.1011(5)(a)4. 4. If an independent licensed elevator inspector conducts the inspection or inspections under subd. 1, the renewal of the permit by the department or agent municipality shall be contingent upon receipt of a report under sub. (8) and the recommendation to issue the permit to operate.
SPS 318.1011(5)(b) (b) The inspection to renew a permit to operate shall include at least all of either of the following:
SPS 318.1011(5)(b)1. 1. For elevators, escalators, moving walks, dumbwaiters, and material lifts, the items listed in ASME A17.1 sections 8.6 and 8.11.2 to 8.11.5, as modified by this chapter and depending upon the type of conveyance.
SPS 318.1011(5)(b)2. 2. For platform lifts and stairway chairlifts, the items listed in ASME A18.1 sections 10.2.2, 10.3.1.1 to 10.3.1.7, and 10.3.3.4, as modified by this chapter and depending upon the type of conveyance.
SPS 318.1011(6) (6)Alteration inspections. The alteration of a conveyance requiring plan approval as specified under s. SPS 318.1007 shall be inspected by one of the following before placing the conveyance back into service:
SPS 318.1011(6)(a) (a) The department.
SPS 318.1011(6)(b) (b) An agent municipality.
SPS 318.1011(6)(c) (c) A licensed elevator inspector who is referred to as enforcing this chapter, in a written contract between the inspection provider and the department.
SPS 318.1011 Note Note: Under section 101.983 (2) (e) and (3) of the Statutes, alterations, repairs, and replacements of components for an elevator or dumbwaiter that serves a dwelling unit — short of a complete replacement of the conveyance — are not required to have plan approvals, or acceptance inspections corresponding to such approvals.
SPS 318.1011(7) (7)Preparations for department inspection.
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