Annual Inspection Certification (AIC) program Update
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Related Information

  • Amendment to Chapter 18-30 Elevators, Escalators, Moving Walks, Dumwaiters, Material Lifts, Platform Lifts, Stairway Chairlifts, Conveyors and Related Equipment, published 11/19/09


Annual Inspection Certification (AIC)

**Please note that we upgraded our AIC system with key enhancements that allow AIC participants to have quarterly due dates and multiple owners for conveyance devices at subject properties.  Please access new program information here.** 

If you have specific questions, please email for assistance.

  1. List of Illinois Licensed Inspection Companies
  2. AIC Rules and Regulations
  3. AIC 2016 Overview and Presentation
  4. In addition, there is an online reporting system called the the Certified Elevator Inspection Portal.  To  log in to create, (or sign in to an existing account) to manage your AIC account, click on the button below.

PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for the installation of the Firefighters' Emergency Operations system is January 1, 2017. Please see Code Memorandum below for requirements. For more information, you may also reference 18-30-320  Existing Elevators-Firefighters' Emergency Operation – Effective dates in the Chicago Building Code.

Code Memorandum - Firefighters' Emergency Operation - Existing Elevators

Link to Elevators Page

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