City of Rochester, NY
Monroe County
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Table of Contents
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A. 
No person shall act as an inspector in the City without procuring a license under this article.
[Added 6-15-1993 by Ord. No. 93-185[1]]
[1]
Editor's Note: This ordinance also relettered former Subsections A and B as Subsections B and C and retitled Art. III.
B. 
Every applicant for an inspector's license shall make application for a license on forms as prescribed by the Board. The applicant shall state his or her name, address, the certified inspection company he or she works for and current qualified elevator inspector (QEI) certification.
[Amended 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-22; 8-21-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-325]
C. 
Fees.
(1) 
The applicant shall pay a one-hundred-dollar application fee at the time the application is made at the permit office of the Department of Neighborhood and Business Development.
[Amended 6-16-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-179]
(2) 
Said fee is forfeited in the case of failure to secure a license due to failure to meet the qualifications.
(3) 
Upon successful completion of the application process for a license, the applicant shall pay a license fee of $200.
[Added 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 92-116]
A. 
An applicant for licensing shall be required to meet the following:
(1) 
Applicants must submit a completed application form.
(2) 
Applicants must satisfy the Board as to their experience by submitting proof of their current qualified elevator inspector (QEI) certification.
[Amended 8-21-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-325]
(3) 
Applicants must submit evidence of insurability in levels as specified by the Commissioner of Neighborhood and Business Development.
[Amended 6-16-2009 by Ord. No. 2009-179]
A. 
The Board shall issue a license to each person deemed competent by it, which license shall be countersigned by the Commissioner.
B. 
The Board shall file, in the office of the Commissioner, records of every person to whom a license is issued and the date of issue thereof.
C. 
It shall be unlawful for any person or firm to possess both an installers certificate of registration or an elevator mechanics license and an inspectors license or an inspection company certificate of registration at the same time, regardless of whether the person, firm or company qualifies for both licenses and/or certificates of registration.
[Added 3-22-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-58; amended 8-21-2012 by Ord. No. 2012-325]
A. 
All licenses issued shall expire on the 31st day of January of the even years following their date of issuance and shall be renewed biennially between December 1 and December 31 of the odd years. The fee for renewal shall be $200.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 92-116]
B. 
A license which is renewed between January 1 and January 31 in the even years shall be charged an additional fee of $50.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 92-116]
C. 
A license which is renewed between February 1 and March 1 in the even years shall be charged an additional fee of $100.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 92-116]
D. 
A license that is not renewed by March 1 in the even years shall be deemed abandoned. Reapplication will then be required.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 92-116; 3-22-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-58]
E. 
To reinstate an abandoned license, the applicant must reapply and pay the lapsed license fee.
[Amended 3-22-2011 by Ord. No. 2011-58]
F. 
It is the responsibility of the license holder to submit a license renewal application by December 30. The City will endeavor to send a renewal reminder notice in advance of the required renewal date. However, failure to receive this notice does not relieve the license holder of his or her responsibility to renew the license.
[Amended 2-14-2006 by Ord. No. 2006-22]
G. 
Fee schedule.
[Amended 4-14-1992 by Ord. No. 92-116]
Period
Filed between December 1 and December 31
Filed between January 1 and January 31
Filed Between February 1 and March 1
Renewal
$200.00
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Late filing
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$200.00
$200.00
  Penalty fee
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$50.00
$100.00
  Total
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$250.00
$300.00