[HISTORY: Adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Village of Atlantic Beach 11-8-1999 by L.L. No. 2-1999. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Building construction — See Ch. 74.
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
- Any device designed or used for the purpose of moving people or material from one floor to another in a vertical manner, excluding the following: dumbwaiters, escalators or similar devices.
It shall be the duty of the owner or agent of a building which has a passenger or freight elevator therein contained to register and provide the Department of Buildings of the Village of Atlantic Beach with an inspection report which shall be obtained from a recognized elevator repair or installation company or from an insurance company.
The necessary inspection and testing of passenger and freight elevators shall be made during the months of January and July of each year.
If the owner of a building fails, neglects or refuses to obtain an inspection of any elevator therein contained, the Board of Trustees of the Village of Atlantic Beach shall be authorized to cause said inspection to be made at the expense of the owner of the building.
All elevators shall comply with the requirements of the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ANSI A 17.1) and New York Codes, Rules and Regulations Part 8.
An inspection report relating to passenger or freight elevators shall indicate that the elevator is in proper working condition and complies with the regulations and standards applicable to elevators as prescribed in the New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code and generally accepted trade standards.
A passenger elevator car shall be equipped with a mirror in the rear of same in order to make the interior thereof visible prior to a persons entry into the elevator car. Said mirror shall be convex and no less than eight inches in diameter.
After any elevator has been inspected and is found to conform with the requirements of this chapter, a record shall be made on a card provided by the Department of Buildings of the Village of Atlantic Beach and thereafter posted in the elevator car which has been inspected and approved. It shall be unlawful to remove or deface said card.
The fee for each elevator inspection made by the Building Inspector of the Village of Atlantic Beach shall be as set forth, from time to time, by resolution of the Board of Trustees.
Any person who knowingly and willfully violates any provision of this chapter or who violates or fails to comply with any order or requirement of an inspector or other officer charged with the duty of inspecting elevators shall be guilty of an offense punishable by a fine of not more than $500 or by imprisonment for not more than 15 days.