2020 Hawaii Revised Statutes
Title 21. Labor and Industrial Relations
397. Boiler and Elevator Safety Law
397-5 Fees.

Universal Citation: HI Rev Stat § 397-5 (2020)

§397-5 Fees. (a) The director may prescribe reasonable fees to be charged for inspection, examination, other services rendered and for permits, certificates, or licenses, the issuance of which are required by this chapter or by any rules of the department adopted pursuant to this chapter, and for:

(1) Inspections by the department of any boiler, pressure system, amusement ride, and elevator and kindred equipment for which a permit or certificate is required for its installation, operation, or use, and which is required to be inspected by this chapter or by any rules of the department; and

(2) Examination of any person applying for permits, certificates, or licenses as required by this chapter or by any rules of the department.

(b) All fees received by the department pursuant to this section shall be paid into the boiler and elevator revolving fund.

(c) Effective July 1, 2012, the fees for inspections, permits, and examinations of boilers, pressure systems, elevators, kindred equipment, and amusement rides shall be as prescribed by the schedules in this section; provided that the director may adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91 to amend the fees specified in this section.

SCHEDULE A: Boiler and Pressure System Fees

Installation, Repair, and Alteration Permit Fees:

(1) Power boilers (shall pass a hydrostatic test unless indicated otherwise):

Miniature electric (no hydrostatic test

required) $190

Less than 500 square feet of heating

surface $250

Greater than or equal to 500 and less

than or equal to 3,000 square feet of

heating surface $400

Greater than 3,000 square feet of heating

surface $750

(2) Heating boiler $190

Retrofit $160

(3) Pressure vessel $175

Retrofit $130

(4) Sterilizers and steam kettles $150

Retrofit $110

(5) Repair application fee $200

(6) Alteration application fee $500

Examination and License Fees:

(1) Boiler inspectors certificate of competency

examination fee $300

(2) Review of shops and facilities for the

issuance of National Board or American

Society of Mechanical Engineers

certificate of authorization $1,500

(3) Review of shops and facilities for the

issuance of Non-Boiler External Piping

certificate of authorization $750

(4) Boiler inspector's Hawaii commission,

initial and renewal $75

Internal and External Inspection Fees:

(1) Power boilers:

Without manholes $150

With manholes but less than or equal to

3,000 square feet of heating surface $180

With manholes greater than 3,000 and less

than or equal to 10,000 square feet of

heating surface $260

With manholes and over 10,000 square

feet of heating surface $450

(2) Heating boilers:

Hot water supply $130

Steam and water heating without manholes $110

Steam, over 100 square feet but not over

500 square feet of heating surface $140

All with manholes and steam over 500

square feet of heating surface $170

(3) Pressure vessels:

Routine inspections $65

Internal for air or water service $130

Ultrasonic testing $130

(4) For all other types of inspections

an hourly fee is assessed $100

(5) Hydrostatic test $300

(6) School "specials" (non-code objects) $10

Reports and Permit Processing Fees:

(1) Report and permit $25

(2) Permit reprint $20

(3) Signed permit card (old issue) $10

(4) Owner portal $5

SCHEDULE B: Elevator and Kindred Equipment Fees

Installation and Alteration Permits:

(1) Alteration involving only the replacement of

up to two parts (such as a valve, a jack,

or a cylinder) $150

(2) Alteration involving only cosmetic changes

(such as car interior modernizations) $300

(3) Alterations of more than two parts,

components, or subsystems:

1 – 3 floors $600

4 – 9 floors $650

10 – 19 floors $700

20 – 29 floors $750

30 – 39 floors $800

40 or more floors $900

(4) Where alterations to four or more units at

the same location are identical, the fee for

each additional alteration permit shall be

reduced by fifty per cent. The applications

must be submitted at the same time to qualify

for the fee reduction.

(5) Installation of new elevators (including material lifts) and kindred equipment:

Dumbwaiter $500

Escalator, moving walk, or moving ramp $500

Hand elevator or stage lift $500

Wheelchair or stairway lifts $500

Elevator, 1 - 3 floors $600

Elevator, 4 - 9 floors $650

Elevator, 10 - 19 floors $700

Elevator, 20 - 29 floors $750

Elevator, 30 – 39 floors $800

Elevator, 40 or more floors $900

Personnel hoists $250

Inclined tunnel lifts $500

(For elevators, such as observation or deep

well elevators, which have considerable rise

but few openings, each ten feet of vertical

rise shall be considered one floor for the

purpose of determining installation or

alteration permit fees.)

(6) Temporary use permits (construction car) $450

(7) For each valid alteration or installation

permit, the department shall provide one

inspection per unit.

(8) The fee for each additional inspection or

witnessing of tests, or both, shall be $300

per day for up to two hours and $600 per day

for more than two hours if during the normal

workday. Fees for overtime hours shall

be $600 per day for up to two hours and

$1,200 per day for more than two hours.

(9) Each installation or alteration permit

shall be valid for up to one year from date

of issuance.

Inspection Fees:

(1) Permit renewal inspection fees:

Dumbwaiter $140

Escalator, moving walk, or moving ramp $150

Hand elevator or stage lift $150

Wheelchair or stairway lifts $150

Hydraulic elevator - holed $150

Hydraulic elevator - holeless $200

Traction elevator:

1 - 3 floor rise $225

4 - 9 floor rise $250

10 - 19 floor rise $275

20 - 29 floor rise $325

30 - 39 floor rise $400

40 or more floor rise $475

Personnel hoists $175

Inclined tunnel lifts $220

(2) Safety, load or internal test (witness fees):

3-year safety test $200

5-year safety test $300

Escalator internal $100

(3) Permit renewal and witness fees are per

inspection, which may constitute one day or

part of the day. If the inspector is required

to return on another day or at another time

on the same day, additional fees shall be

assessed at the rate of $300 per day for up

to two hours and $600 per day for more than

two hours. Fees for overtime hours shall be

$600 per day for up to two hours and $1,200

per day for more than two hours.

SCHEDULE C: Amusement Ride Fees

Inspection Fees:

(1) Permit renewal inspection fees:

Amusement ride $100

(2) Permit renewal fees are per inspection,

which may constitute one day or part of the

day. If the inspector has to return on

another day or at another time within the

same day, additional fees shall be assessed

at the rate of $300 per day for up to two hours

and $600 per day for more than two hours. Fees

for overtime hours shall be $600 per day for up

to two hours and $1,200 per day for more than

two hours. [L 1980, c 19, pt of §1; am L 1998, c 142, §§4, 9; am L 1999, c 163, §18; am L 2002, c 39, §19; am L 2003, c 178, §10; am L 2012, c 103, §2; am L 2018, c 186, §3]

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