Mechanical Periodic Inspections

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Periodic Inspections

Periodic inspections shall be made by the Code Official of all equipment and devices listed in the table below at the frequency specified, or at such other times as the Code Official shall deem appropriate. Fees for inspections shall be paid by the owner of such equipment or devices as indicated in the table or as noted in the Mechanical Ordinance. For more information or scheduling, contact Mechanical Inspections: 314-615-7806.

Item Frequency          Remarks
Air filtration systems required to maintain indoor air quality
  • Annually
  • Engineered systems specifically approved to allow reduced outdoor air quantities

Amusement Devices, Kiddie Rides and concessions - Permanent Location

  • Twice during season
  • No remarks
Amusement Devices, Kiddie Rides and concessions - Not Permanent
  • Whenever relocated
  • No remarks
Auto Lifts
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Boilers
  • Annually
  • R-2 and R-3 residential heating boilers are exempted
Conveyors, Power Operated
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Crematories
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Dumbwaiters Power Operated over 100 lb. capacity
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Elevators - Freight and Passenger, Man lifts, Moving Stairways and Chairlifts
  • Not less than annually, up to three times per year, at the discretion of the Code Official
  • At the time of enactment of this section, it is the intention of the County to phase in Comprehensive Annual Elevator Inspections meeting both County and State obligations, and phase out more-frequent-than annual non-comprehensive inspections
Emergency Generator
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Hoists
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Incinerators
  • Annually 
  • Class IA and domestic are exempted
Kitchen Exhaust Systems
  • Semi-Annually
  • Domestic systems within individual dwelling units are exempted
Miscellaneous Equipment
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Moving Walks
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Paint Spray Booth Exhaust Systems
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Pressure Vessels with Manhole
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Unfired Pressure Vessels (Air Compressors)
  • Annually
  • No remarks
Water Heaters and/or Storage Tanks of 120 Gallons or More
  • Annually
  • No remarks