Boilers and Unfired Pressure Vessels in the District of Columbia need to be inspected at least once a year. The annual inspections can be conducted by DCRA Inspectors or by Boiler Insurance Companies licensed by the District of Columbia. You can request an inspection by calling 202-442-9557.
Once the annual inspection report has been approved, an annual Certificate of Inspection is issued to the owner for posting. All new or used boilers and unfired pressure vessels installed, erected, re-erected, or reinstalled in the District of Columbia shall not be approved until the proper permits and inspections have been obtained and approved.
All Boilers and Unfired Pressure Vessels installed in the District of Columbia are assigned identification numbers. Anyone welding on a Boiler or Unfired Pressure Vessel under Construction, Installation, Repair or Alteration must hold a valid D.C. Welding Certification card.
The safe operation of Boiler Plants and Heavy Construction Equipment is ensured and enforce by DC Licensed Steam and Operating Engineers. D.C. Welder and Boiler Insurance Company Inspectors renew licenses every (2) years.
The Annual Certificate of Inspection Fee is $50.00 each per boiler and air compressor, The Welder License Fee for test and renewal is $100.00, The new and renewal Insurance Inspection Card fee is $200.00.
The Code Standards that are used to enforce safety of compliance goes as follows:
Service at a Glance
Provided By: DCRA
Location: 1100 4th Street SW Washington, DC 20024
Cost of Service: The Annual Certificate of I$50.00 each per boiler and air compressor
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