An elevator permit is required for the installations and alteration of elevators, cranes or escalators, and material or personnel hoists.
Elevator permit applications must be submitted in person at the Arlington County Permit Office. The permit application and review process is anticipated to move online in 2020, as part of Permit Arlington.
- You must complete an Elevator Permit Application.
- Shop drawings are required for all new installations and some modernizations, showing equipment layouts, shafts, pits and elevator machine rooms.
Fee Schedules provide the range of fees charged for each type of application or activity related to land development in Arlington. Fees cover permitting, plan review, enforcement, inspection, service delivery, performance agreements and conditions. There are separate fee schedules for Inspection Services Division (ISD), Zoning and the Department of Environmental Services (DES). Some permits involve fees from more than one schedule.