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Elevator Code Program


Mechanical locking brakes for MRL elevators

A new statewide code interpretation has been issued to clarify the mechanical locking brake requirement for machine room-less (MRL) elevators. View the new code interpretation 

The division works with building officials, technical committees, advisory boards, and the public to adopt, amend, and interpret the Oregon Elevator Specialty Code. This code applies to the installation, alteration, repair, and maintenance of elevators to be operated in this state.

Adopted codes and standards

2011 Oregon Elevator Specialty Code
Effective Jan. 1, 2012

This code consists of the following:

Related codes and standards