Codes & Requirements
Mandatory Safety Upgrades must be met each year. When new codes come into play, things may get confusing as change in requirements can occur quite often.
Don’t stress, we will help make sure your elevator is in compliance and up-to-date with City Code.
Please Review the list of links below that may be helpful to you when understanding Elevator Codes and Requirements in the State of Illinois/Chicagoland Area:
Useful for research regarding current Illinois Elevator codes
Useful for information regarding current City of Chicago elevator mandates, permits, etc.
Online Chicago building code
City of Chicago AIC (Annual Inspection Certificate) program. Useful information on 3rd party inspection companies. Please note; CES cannot perform annual inspections for current customers engaged in service & repair, maintenance, or any other contracting business with us. The AIC program is exclusively for Annual Inspections only.