An elevator permit is required for the installation, renovation, repair or removal of an elevator, escalator, or other conveyance device. A conveyance device inlcudes:
Elevator permits (except for automotive lift permits) may only be obtained by a licensed Elevator Mechanic Contractor.
These permits are issued by the Department of Buildings Elevator Bureau.
Permit desk location: 121 N. LaSalle Street (City Hall), Room 900
Permit desk hours: every Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
To contact the Elevator Bureau, please call 312.743.3594.