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Many of the state and local resources below cite the U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo. Visit CISA's Identifying Critical Infrastructure During COVID-19  page for more information, as well as the updated CISA Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce.


Disclaimer: The information below is compiled to the best of our knowledge and may not include every state or local directive impacting businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Information contained herein also should NOT be construed to provide legal advice.

State & Local Resources

Alabama - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. 3/24/20: Joey Ammons, General Counsel AL Dept. of Labor indicated that the state of Alabama elevator program is "doing business as usual." All gatherings of 25 or more are prohibited. Open Meetings Act requirements suspended.

Alaska - Executive Order - New Health Mandate #11 provides guidance and references U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. 

 

Arizona - Executive Order - Exec. Order 2020-12: “Essential infrastructure” includes all construction and building management and maintenance. "Essential businesses" includes essential infrastructure, as well as building trades and manufacturing supporting of essential businesses. Non-essential businesses may only operate those activities that do not require in-person on-site transactions.

 

Arkansas - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.

 

California - Executive Order - Shelter in Place - Safer at Home Order - Gubernatorial Executive Order provides guidance and reference U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. Citizens ordered to stay home unless working in one of the critical infrastructure sectors outlined in the CISA Guidance.

  • Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara Counties and the City of Berkeley County Shelter in Place - Shelter in Place FAQs -No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however it is tied to residences and other essential businesses or services. Additional limitations on construction are being imposed. These seven counties and Berkeley joined together to issue an amended stay at home order. The link provided is for Santa Clara, but all of these jurisdictions are following identical language.
  • Fresno Shelter in Place Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Imperial County Health Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.
  • Los Angeles County Stay at Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. Order specifically lists service providers to maintain the safety, sanitation, and essential operation to properties and other essential businesses. Construction and manufacturing are identified as essential.
  • Mendocino County Health Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Monterey County Health Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Napa County Shelter at Home Order - Shelter at Home FAQs - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Orange County Health Order - Order identifies all services needed to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the public and service providers necessary to maintain safety... and essential operation of residences as essential. Order does not address construction. 
  • Riverside County Local Orders - State and Local Orders FAQs - Follows guidance issued by Gov. Newsom, which specifically identifies all construction and those ensuring the continuity of building functions as essential.
  • Sacramento County Stay at Home Order - Public Health Order FAQs - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however, maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services. All construction included under "essential infrastructure."
  • San Benito County Public Health Order -  No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential. 
  • San Diego Stay Home Order - Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential. 
  • San Luis Obispo Shelter at Home Order - Businesses that May Remain Open - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential. 
  • Santa Cruz County Shelter in Place Order -  No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Solano County Shelter in Place Order - Order identifies all services needed to provide for the health, safety and welfare of the public and service providers necessary to maintain safety…and essential operation of residences as essential. Order does not address construction.
  • Sonoma County Shelter in Place Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Sutter County Shelter in Place Order - Press release says work providing essential products and services at an Essential Business is allowed. Cannot find order or additional guidance.
  • Ventura County Shelter in Place Order - Shelter in Place FAQs - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. FAQs specifically list property managers and others who provide services to maintain the safety, sanitation, and essential operation to properties and other essential activities. Only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Yolo County Shelter in Place Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Yuba County Shelter in Place Order - Press release says work providing essential products and services at an Essential Business is allowed. Cannot find order or additional guidance.

 

Colorado - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.

  • Archuleta and La Plata Counties Stay at Home Advisory - Order lists Governor's actions under which building maintenance, skilled trades and construction as critical businesses. Other firms who maintain the safety and critical operation of residences and other critical businesses or government functions, as well as manufacturing in support of a critical business are listed as well.
  • Boulder County Stay at Home Order - “Essential infrastructure” includes residential and commercial construction, as well as skilled trades and professionals providing services to maintain essential operation of residences. Essential Businesses includes those that supply essential infrastructure, which could capture manufacturing. Nonessential businesses can perform minimum basic operations but are closed to the public and workforce only allowed to telecommute. Order reference U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.
  • Broomfield Stay at Home Order
  • Denver Stay at Home Order  3/27/20  - Stay at Home Order FAQs - The Denver City/County order was updated to reflect the same requirements as are in the Governor's Executive Order. Updated Executive Order lists building maintenance, skilled trades and construction as critical businesses. Other firms who maintain the safety and critical operation of residences and other critical businesses or government functions, as well as manufacturing in support of a critical business are listed as well.
  • Jefferson County Stay at Home Order - “Essential infrastructure” includes residential and commercial construction, as well as skilled trades and professionals providing services to maintain essential operation of residences. Essential Businesses includes those that supply essential infrastructure, which could capture manufacturing. Nonessential businesses can perform minimum basic operations but are closed to the public and workforce only allowed to telecommute. Order references U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.
  • Larimer County Stay at Home Order - Stay at Home FAQs - Essential Infrastructure includes skilled trades, public works and housing construction. Essential businesses includes service providers who are necessary to maintain the essential operation of residences, essential activities and essential businesses.
  • Pitkin County Stay at Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works construction are identified as essential.
  • San Miguel County Shelter in Place Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction is identified as essential. Residential and commercial construction related to essential businesses or infrastructre is allowed.
  • Tri-County Health Dept. for Adams, Arapahoe and Douglas Counties Stay at Home Order - “Essential infrastructure” includes residential and commercial construction, as well as skilled trades and professionals providing services to maintain essential operation of residences. Essential Businesses includes those that supply essential infrastructre, which could capture manufacturing. Nonessential businesses can perform minimum basic operations but are closed to the public and workforce only allowed to telecommute. Order reference U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

Connecticut - Executive Order - Gubernatorial Executive Order provides guidance and reference U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. All non-essential businesses must telecommute.

 

Delaware - Executive Order - Updated Declaration of a State of Emergency 4/1/20 - Updated Declaration of a State of Emergency  - No state program. No restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building at the local level. 4/1/20 Governor Carney issued further guidance for businesses operating in Delaware.

 

District of Columbia - Mayor's Order Closure of Non-Essential Businesses - Executive Order - DCRA Service Updates - Mayor issued "Stay at Home" order on 3/30/20 and lists elevator mechanics as essential business.

 

Florida - Executive Order 4/1/20 - Executive Order on Essential Services and Activities 4/1/20 - Executive Order Emergency Management 3/30/20 - ​Executive Order 3/17/20 - Governor issued statewide "Stay at Home" order referencing US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. The statewide executive Order supercedes all local ordinances.

  • All Counties - The Governor's Executive Order 20-92 references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

Georgia - Executive Order - Governor issued statewide "Stay at Home" order referencing US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. The Executive Order specifically states that "[t]he operation of Critical Infrastructure shall not be impeded by county, municipal or local ordinance."

 

Hawaii - Executive Order - Supplemental Proclamation - New proclamation references U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices and service centers. 

 

Idaho - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.

 

Illinois - Executive Order March 13 - Executive Order March 16 - Executive Order March 20 - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. Executive Order specifically identifies building management and maintenance as essential functions, as well as support of health care facilities and construction.

  • Chicago Stay At Home FAQs - Follows state order, which specifically identifies building management and maintenance as essential functions, as well as construction as essential functions.

Indiana - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.

Iowa - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.

 

Kansas  - Executive Order 20-16 - Executive Order Establishing Essential Function Framework - Executive Order Prohibiting Gatherings of 10 or More - No state elevator program, but Governor's Executive Order 20-16 references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. Executive Order 20-16 supersedes and overrides the provisions of any local "stay home" or similar order that does not exempt the same list of businesses and other essential infrastructure.


  • Douglas, Johnson and other local cities and/or counties - State of Kansas Executive Order 20-16 - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance, construction and manufacturing are tied to other essential businesses or services. In order to establish uniformity across Kansas, Gov. Kelly's Executive Order 20-16 supersedes and overrides the provisions of any local "stay home" or similar order that does not exempt the same list of businesses and other essential infrastructure. EO 20-16 references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

Kentucky - Executive Order - Executive Order Healthy at Home -  Health Order on Public Facing Businesses - Executive Order references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.


Louisiana - Executive Order - Executive Order references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

 

Maine - Executive Order 3/31/20 - Executive Order 3/24/20 - Executive Order - Executive Order references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. Executive Order 3/31/20 closes non-essential businesses but does not impact list of essential businesses identified in Executive Order 3/24/20.

 

Maryland - Executive Order 3/30/20 -Executive Order 3/23/20 - Executive Order - Interpretive Guidance - Executive Order references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. Governor Issued "Stay at Home" order on 3/30, but it references the CISA document and does not impact maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. MD Elevator Safety Inspections Department is temporarily suspending final inspections (new construction) and alteration inspections on all elevators, escalators and lifts. MD has not suspended any other requirements related to annual  tests, inspections, preventative maintenance, repairs, call backs, shutdowns, entrapments or any other safety requirements of any type. 

 

Massachusetts - Essential Services Notice - Essential Services - Assemblage Guidance - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. Open Meeting laws are suspended to allow electronic participation.

  • Boston Essential Services - Media on Construction Suspended - New construction in Boston and Cambridge has been suspended. Although "work necessary to render occupied residential buildings fully habitable" may continue. Ongoing maintenance, inspections and manufacturing of elevator components has not been explicitly restricted.

 Michigan - Executive Order - Executive Order to Suspend Activities - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. Elevator Safety Division requests that all test reports be submitted electronically to elevsafety@michigan.gov. Modifications made to employment laws and other worker benefits.

 

Minnesota - Executive Order - Guidance on Stay at Home Order - Executive Order provides guidance and links to a list of critical sectors that referneces the US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

 

Mississippi - Executive Order 1466 - ​Executive Order 1463 - Executive Order references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. Executive Order 1466 prohibits gatherings and limits people to essential activities. Does not impact businesses under Executive Order 1463

  • Biloxi Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance, construction and manufacturing are tied to other essential businesses or services.
  • Tupelo Executive Orders - Order reference U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

Missouri - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. 3/24/20: Chief Inspector sent an email stating "the State of Missouri has not put in place any restrictions that impact elevator maintenance, repair, testing, construction, and modernizations." Modifications made to employment laws and other worker benefits. State agencies are given the authority to waive or suspend any statutory or administrative rule or regulation, upon approval of the Governor, in order to best serve public health and safety during this emergency and subsequent recovery period.

  • Boone County Stay at Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services.
  • Cass County Stay at Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Christian County Stay at Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services. All construction is considered essential. 
  • Clay County Health Emergency Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction.
  • Greene County Stay at Home Order -  No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services. All construction is considered essential. 
  • Jackson County Stay at Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services, and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential.
  • Kansas City Stay At Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction and manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.
  • Perry County Stay at Home Order -  No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services. All construction is considered essential. 
  • Platte County Order Limiting Gatherings to Few than 10 - Maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services and only public works and housing construction are identified as essential. 
  • St. Louis Stay At Home Order - St. Louis Health Commission Order - Construction is allowed. Elevator work is not identified as an essential business on its own, but when providing services to residences, essential activities and essential  businesses.
  • Webster County Stay at Home Order -  No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however maintenance is tied to other essential businesses or services. All construction is considered essential. 

Montana - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.

 

Nebraska - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.

 

Nevada - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. Under emergency regulations issued on 3/20/20, service providers who work to maintain the safety and essential operations of residences or businesses are allowed. In addition, construction is also listed as essential.

 

New Hampshire - Executive Order - Emergency Order 17 - Exhibit A to Emergency Order 17 - Exhibit A to Emergency Order 17 identifies workers to maintain continuity of building functions, construction workers and manufacturing as essential.

 

New Jersey - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. Non-retail businesses may stay open, but must accommodate their workforce, wherever practicable, for telework and maintain social distancing. Construction and repair workers are two examples used of businesses that can't telework. Executive Order #108 invalidates any county or municipal restriction that in any way will or might conflict with any of the provisions of Executive Order #107. Municipalities/counties cannot change list of essential businesses or imposed additional limitations on businesses or social distancing requirements. 

 

New Mexico - Public Health Order - Commercial and residential construction and maintenance, certain manufacturing and services necessary to maintain the safety or residences and essential businesses deemed essential. 

New York - Executive Order 3/29/20 - Gov. Cuomo Calls off Non-Essential Construction 3/27/20 - Guidance on Executive Order 3/27/20 -  Guidance on Executive Order for Determining Whether a Business Enterprise is Subject to a Workforce Reduction - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. Under new guidance issued by the state, only approved construction is deemed essential.

North Carolina - Stay at Home Order 3/27/20 - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.  3/30/20 "Stay at Home" order, which references the US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

 

North Dakota - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.

 

Ohio - Health Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. All annual and semi-annual routine inspections, this does not include Acceptance, Alterations, Investigations or Escalator inspections provided the owner grants permission for entry.

 

Oklahoma - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.

 

Oregon - Executive Order - Stay at Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. CAT1 and CAT 5 testing that can not be completed due to the owner or manager not allowing access, the owner can send a letter or email, or sign the work order that they refused access. The letter will be adequate to make sure no fines are issued.

 

Pennsylvania - Business Restrictions - Elevators FAQs - Maintenance is allowed in all buildings.  Manufacturing is restricted for some businesses, but nothing specifically related to elevators (see link). All construction is prohibited unless its for hospital/medical facilities. 4/2/20 Update: Department announced the suspension for timeframes for application review, submission of multiple copies of applications, periodic inspection intervals, test reporting deadlines, and board of appeal timeframes are currently suspended until further notice. Any questions or concerns may be directed to the following monitored resource account: elevators@pa.gov.

Rhode Island - Executive Order 3/28/20 - Critical Businesses -  Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. 3/24/20: Chief Elevator Inspector indicated that "inspections were still being conducted." Governor Issued "Stay at Home" order on 3/30, but does not prohibit maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

 

South Carolina -Executive Order 3/31/20 - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. All non-essential businesses are ordered to close. Gatherings limited to 50 or less.

 

Tennessee - Executive Order 3/30/20 - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. 3/24/20: The Chief indicated that TN "will allow a grace period for write-ups and delinquent testing" Governor Issued "Safer at Home" order on 3/30, but it references the CISA document and does not impact maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.


Texas - Executive Order 3/31/20 - Essential Services - Executive Order - Governor's order 3/31/20 references the US Dept of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices and service centers. The 3/31/20 order supersedes any conflicting order issued by local officials in response to the COVID-19 disaster, but only to the extent that such a local order restricts essential services allowed by this executive order or allows gatherings prohibited by this executive order. 

TX Department of Licensing and Regulation has temporarily suspended inspection late fees, allowing businesses to follow the procedure that best meet the business and their industry's needs. Regulatory statute prescribing the procedures for conducting state business or any order or rule of a state agency that would in any way prevent, hinder, or delay necessary action in coping with this disaster shall be suspended upon written approval of the Office of the Governor.

  • Supplemental Guidance Based on Austin Executive Order No. GA-14 - Austin Stay Home Work Safe Order - Travis County Stay at Home Order - Williamson County Stay Home Stay Safe Order - Travis and Williamson County reference U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. Austin’s stay at home order was more restrictive that the Governor’s directive. The City of Austin has now revised its order to be consistent with the state mandate (see Supplemental Guidance link).
  • Neuces County Stay at Home Order - NUECES ORDER IS MORE RESTRICTIVE THAN THE STATE'S BUT THE GOVERNOR'S 3/31/20 ORDER SUPERSEDES ANY CONFLICTING ORDER ISSUED BY LOCAL OFFICIALS, BUT ONLY TO THE EXTENT THAT SUCH A LOCAL ORDER RESTRICTS ESSENTIAL SERVICES ALLOWED BY THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER OR GATHERINGS PROHIBITED BY THE EXECUTIVE ORDER. AN UPDATED ORDER TO ELIMINATE CONFLICTS IS EXPECTED.

Utah - Executive Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. 3/24/20: Rick Sturm, Deputy Division Director, indicated that the state of Utah elevator program is "doing business as usual."

  • Salt Lake City County Stay at Home Order - Media Release Stay at Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. References U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.
  • Summit County Public Health Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator work, however, it is tied to residences and other essential businesses or services. Residential and commercial construction is considered essential. 

 

Vermont - Executive Order - Addendum to Executive Order - Addendum lists construction necessary to support the COVID-19 response and maintain critical infrastructure; critical manufacturing to support "economic and national security;" other building and property services for the safety and operations of residences or other businesses; and, vendors of technical equipment repair and maintenance.

 

Virginia - Executive Order - Stay at Home Order 3/30/20 - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.
Governor Issued "Stay at Home" order on 3/30, but it does not impact maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

 

Washington - Construction Guidance 3/25/20 - Business Relief- Executive Order on Essential Workers - Stay Home Proclamation 3/23/20 - The guidance provided in conjunction with the Governor's "Safer at Home" bulletion identifies essential businesses and references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. 3/26/20: Governor issued clarification related to construction, which is NOT considered essential unless tied to an essential activity or to "prevent...unsafe conditions." (see new link)

  • Edmonds Stay at Home Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. References U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.
  • Everett Mayoral Public Health Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. References U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.
  • King  County Health Order - Guidance on Gatherings of Fewer than 50 - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.
  • Yakima County Stay at Home Order - Essential Business Clarification - The county order is written to be consistent with the Governor's directive, which references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, manufacturing, offices, and service centers. 3/26/20 Governor clarified that construction is NOT considered essential unless tied to an essential activity or to "prevent... unsafe conditions."

 

West Virginia - Executive Order - Executive Order provides guidance and links to a list of critical sectors that refernces the US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.

 

Wisconsin - UPDATED Emergency Order - Emergency Order - New Executive Order identifies essential businesses and references US Dept. of Homeland Security, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) memo to identify critical infrastructure sectors, under which all elevator work is allowed including maintenance, construction, manufacturing, offices, and service centers.+ 

  • Milwaukee  Stay at Home Order - Home or building maintenance, property management, skilled trades, commercial and residential construction all listed as essential businesses.

 

Wyoming - State Health Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.


Alberta - Restrictions for Mass Gatherings - Support for Employers  and Employees - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. 


British Columbia - State of Emergency - List of Essential Services - BC's list of essential businesses include those that support the safe operations of residences, essential businesses and facilities/buildings, elevator maintenance, construction, and manufacturing that supports an essential business or activity. 


Manitoba - State of Emergency Declaration - Public Health Act Letter - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. 


New Brunswick - Mandatory Order - Guidance for Businesses -No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. Per the guidance issued, construction, maintenance and manufacturing businesses do not need to cease operations. 


Newfoundland & Labrador - Special Measures Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.


Nova Scotia - Global Order - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building.
All businesses, unless specifically directed to close, may continue to operate as long as they employ social distancing. If social distancing cannot be reached, businesses or limited to 5 people. Construction has an exemption.


Ontario - List of Essential Workplaces - Workplace Closures Media Release - Building maintenance and repair, as well as construction for industrial, commerical residential and institutional sectors are listed as essential workplaces.


Quebec - Government Measures - Construction and Building Maintenance Guidance - "Building maintenance firms," with a specific reference to elevators, is included as a priority activity. Construction is limited. 


Saskatchewan - Public Health Order - Information for Businesses and Workers - Construction, services performed by tradespeople, residential and commercial installations, and building maintenance and repair are allowed.


Yukon - Public Health Emergency - No explicit restrictions on elevator maintenance, construction, manufacturing or other elevator work in any building. 


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