The following ASME A17.1, rule is hereby amended to read as follows:
a. Rule 2.29.1 amend to add the following to the rule: “Each car in a multicar group shall be sequentially identified from left to right, as viewed from the elevator lobby.”
b. Rule 184.108.40.206 of the ASME A17.1, which is amended to read as follows: “Rule 220.127.116.11 General Requirements. A permanent, safe and convenient means of access to elevator machine rooms and overhead machinery spaces shall be provided for authorized persons. The key to the machine rooms and overhead machinery spaces shall be kept on the premises at all times and readily available for use by State of Florida certified elevator inspectors.”
c. Rule 3.11.3 of ASME A17.3 is amended to read as follows:
: Updates to the Safety Code for Existing Elevators and Escalators ASME A17.1 and ASME A17.3 which require Phase II firefighters’ service shall apply except where section 399.02(9) Florida Statutes
states Phase II firefighters’ service on elevators may not be enforced until the elevator is replaced or requires major modification, whichever occurs first, on elevators in condominiums or multifamily residential buildings, including those that are part of a continuing care facility
licensed under Chapter 651, or similar retirement community with apartments, having a certificate of occupancy by the local building authority that was issued before July 1, 2008. This exception does not prevent an elevator owner
from requesting a variance from the applicable codes. This subsection does not prohibit the division from granting variances pursuant to Section 120.542, Florida Statutes.