Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Inspections
Schedule for Utility Boilers: The Boiler and Pressure
Vessel Board adopted rule changes to reduce the frequency of
internal inspections for some utility boilers. The
effective date of the new rules is November 5, 2014.
Click here to view the changes.
Inspection and Certificate Fees: For the first time
since 2005 boiler fees will go up on May 21, 2014.
Click here to view the new fee schedule.
The Iowa Division of Labor regulates boilers and
unfired steam pressure vessels according to Iowa Code Chapter 89.
Some hot water heating boilers used for pools or spas are regulated by
the Iowa Department of
If you have a covered boiler or pressure vessel you must
make sure it is inspected by a state inspector or an authorized
insurance company inspector. Ten-day notice of new installations
must be provided pursuant to Iowa Code Section 89.6.
Click here for a 10-day notice
repairs and alterations must be authorized in advance by an authorized
inspector. Covered objects must be inspected by
state inspectors or authorized insurance company inspectors.
You may request the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Board
review an inspection report, grant a variance from a rule, or change a
rule. Click here for more
information about the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Board.
For frequently asked questions, click here.
apply for a special inspector commission,
To contact the boiler staff,