Notice of Variances and Waivers

Division of Hotels and Restaurants
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 11, 2006, the Bureau of Elevator Safety, received a petition for Variance from ASME A.17.1, Sections, and ASME A17.2, Section 2.29.2, as adopted by Chapter 3001.2, 2004 Florida Building Code which prohibit the locating the elevator motor in the hoistway, require hands-on access to the governor and convenient, direct line-of-sight visual contact with the drive sheave. The petition was received from Steve Powell of KONE Inc., requesting a variance to allow the installation of MonoSpace® elevator systems in the following location: Grand Residences, Panama City (Petition VW 2006-202).
A copy of the Petition for Variance or Waiver may be obtained by contacting: Mark Boutin, Bureau of Elevator Safety, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1013. The Bureau of Elevator Safety will accept comments concerning the Petition for 14 days from the date of publication of this notice. To be considered, comments must be received on or before 5:00 p.m.