Notice to Manufacturers and Installers of Elevating Devices and Components of Elevating Devices

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Construction Codes

Notice to Manufacturers and installers of
Elevating devices and components of elevating devices

Product Acknowledgement - Elevating Devices & Components

            To apply for a product acknowledgement of an elevating device or component for use in the State of Michigan, a letter requesting acknowledgement is required.  The letter must be from the manufacturer and on their company letterhead.  It must include the device or component requested for acknowledgement, its model number, functional description and be signed by a professional engineer in the employ of the manufacturer.

            Further, the letter must certify compliance of the device or component described if installed in accordance with manufacturer's instructions.  For devices, certification it will be compliant, with all applicable Codes and Rules.  For components, certification the elevator system into which the component is installed will continue to be compliant with all applicable Codes and Rules under which the elevating device was built.

Send letters to:

Mailing Address
Bureau of Construction Codes/Elevator Division
PO Box 30254
Lansing, MI 48909

Overnight Packages Only (a mail receptacle is not located at this address):
Bureau of Construction Codes/Elevator Division
1st Floor Ottawa Bldg.
611 W. Ottawa St.
Lansing, MI 48933

            Upon receipt and review of the request for product acknowledgement, the Elevator Division will issue an acknowledgement letter to the manufacturer of the elevating device or component

            For installers supplied with an elevating device or component subject to this acknowledgement process, if acknowledged, the installer must be provided with a copy of the acknowledgement letter.  The installer must then submit a copy of the acknowledgement letter with the elevating device installation or alteration permit application.