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This Division applies to Inclined Elevators, Inclined Stairway Chairlifts, Inclined and Vertical Wheelchair Lifts and Elevators located in a Private Residence.
All inclined elevators in private residences shall comply with the provisions of ASME A 17.1 and this article. Part 5, Section 5.4 of ASME A 17.1-2004 is adopted by reference, with the following exceptions and modifications: ASME Sections 5.3.1.7.7, 5.3.1.18.4, 5.3.1.18.5 and 5.4.8 are not adopted.
  1. Suspension Means. Suspension means shall comply with Part 5, Section 5.3.1.12 of ASME A 17.1-2004.
  2. Machine and Controls. Machine and controls shall be located as follows:
    1. Machines, controls and disconcerting means shall not be mounted on cars, and shall be located outside of the hoistway in spaces dedicated to the elevator equipment.
    2. The machine room shall have a head clearance of at least seven feet, and shall be provided with permanent electric lighting and a duplex receptacle rated at not less than 15A at 120V.
    3. Required workspace clearance for elevator control and/or machinery spaces shall be located entirely within the interior of the building.
  3. Maintenance. The owner shall develop, implement, and maintain a written maintenance program for Private Residence Inclined Elevators in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations. The maintenance shall be performed by a registered Journey-Level Elevator Mechanic as required by LAMC Section 92.0119. A log of all repairs and maintenance shall be kept at the location.
Part 5 of ASME A18.1-2003 is adopted by reference, with the following exceptions: Rule 5.1.4.1 and Rule 5.10.9.1 are not adopted.
Part 6 of ASME A18.1-2003 is adopted by reference, with the following exceptions: Rule 6.1.6.1 and Rule 6.10.6.1 are not adopted.
Part 7 of ASME A18.1-2003 is adopted by reference, with the following exceptions: Rule 7.1.3 and Rule 7.10.3.1 are not adopted.
All elevators in private residences shall comply with the provisions of ASME A17.1-2004 and this article. Part 5, Section 5.3 of ASME A17.1-2004 is adopted by reference, with the following exceptions and modifications: Sections 5.3.1.7.7, 5.3.1.8.1(a), 5.3.1.8.1(d), 5.3.1.18.4(a) and 5.3.1.18.5 are not adopted.
  1. Car Enclosure. Except at entrances, cars shall be enclosed on all sides and on the top. The enclosure shall be constructed of solid material, except openwork material may be provided for ventilation. When openwork material for ventilation is provided, it shall meet the requirement of ASME A17.1-2004, Rule 2.14.2.3.
  2. Machine and Controls. Machine and controls shall be located as follows:
    1. Machines, controls and disconcerting means shall not be mounted on cars, and shall be located outside of the hoistway in spaces dedicated to the elevator equipment.
    2. The machine room shall have a head clearance of at least 7 feet, and shall be provided with permanent electric lighting and a duplex receptacle rated at not less than 15A at 120V.
    3. Required workspace clearance for elevator control and/or machinery spaces shall be located entirely within the interior of the building.
  3. Cars Doors and Gates. A car door, when closed, shall guard the full opening of the entrance to the car. Car doors or gates shall be of solid construction. Scissors type gates are prohibited.
  4. Glass in Hoistway Landing Doors. Glass used in hoistway landing doors shall comply with ASME A17.1-2004, Section 2.11.7.
  5. Car Platform and Landing Sills. Sills shall be of metal and shall comply with ASME A17.1-2004, Rule 2.11.10.1.1 except 2.11.10.1.1(c).
  6. Projections or Setbacks in the Hoistway. Any projection or setbacks in the hoistway shall comply with ASME A17.1-2004, Section 2.1.6 except Rule 2.1.6.2(b) and Rule 2.1.6.2(d) where projections or setbacks allow 4 inches (101.6 mm), this shall be reduced to 2 inches (50.8 mm).
  7. Glass Used in a Hoistway of a Non-Fire Resistive Construction. Glass used in the hoistway shall comply with ASME A17.1-2004, Rule 2.1.1.2.1, Rule 2.1.1.2.2(d) and Rule 2.1.1.5 and shall also comply with the following:
    1. Entrance into the bottom (below car) of the hoistway or at the top (above car) of the hoistway for cleaning and maintenance purposes shall comply with ASME A17.1-2004, Rule 5.2.1.4.2 (Bottom) and Rule 5.2.1.4.4 (top).
    2. The cleaning and maintenance of the glass in the hoistway shall comply with the following:
      1. The cleaning of glass car enclosure and/or hoistway enclosures from inside the hoistway shall be performed by a City of Los Angeles Licensed Journey Level Elevator Mechanic as required by LAMC Section 92.0119 and employed by a State of California C11 Licensed Elevator Company.
      2. A written cleaning procedure shall be developed by the original installation elevator company and kept on the premises where the elevator controller is located. The procedure shall identify the hazards and shall also detail safety precautions to be utilized.
      3. A maintenance data plate with lettering a minimum size of 6 mm (0.25 inch) high on a contrasting background shall be fastened in a conspicuous place inside the elevator stating: "ALL MAINTENANCE OF ELEVATOR, INCLUDING THE CLEANING OF GLASS, SHALL BE PERFORMED AS REQUIRED BY LAMC Section 92.0119."
      4. A copy of the glass cleaning procedure from the original elevator installation company, on the original elevator installation company's letterhead, shall be made available on the acceptance inspection to the LADBS Elevator Division.
(Deleted by Ord. No. 179,328, Eff. 12/10/07, Oper. 1/1/08.)
(Deleted by Ord. No. 179,328, Eff. 12/10/07, Oper. 1/1/08.)
(Deleted by Ord. No. 179,328, Eff. 12/10/07, Oper. 1/1/08.)
(Deleted by Ord. No. 179,328, Eff. 12/10/07, Oper. 1/1/08.)
(Deleted by Ord. No. 179,328, Eff. 12/10/07, Oper. 1/1/08.)
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