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Amusement rides services

The division provides permit services for amusement rides and other devices that are operated at fairs, carnivals, and amusement parks throughout the state. Amusement rides require operating permits, which are renewed annually.

Permits and inspections

Permit applications must be accompanied by an inspection report and proof of insurance. Inspections are performed by qualified inspectors acting on behalf of insurance companies that provide coverage on the amusement ride(s). The insurance coverage shall insure all persons riding or otherwise in contact with the ride or device against loss or injury in an amount not less than $1 million per occurrence and an aggregate total of not less than $2 million. The inspection must be performed within 90 days of the permit application.

Forms and applications