The Elevator Inspection Team  of the Construction Division of Buildings, Safety, Engineering and Environmental is responsible for, but not limited to the examination and licensing of elevator journey persons and contractors, inspections of elevators, escalators, and dumbwaiters, wheelchair devices, complaint investigations and reporting of elevator accidents. The team also approves the registration of elevator licenses and handles elevator code questions.

Phone: 313-224-9401
Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Supervisor of Elevators: Kurt Johnson
Phone: 313-224-9401
Email: kurtj@detroitmi.gov

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