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The following is a summary of Connecticut's regulations as they pertain to the inflatable industry along with links to the actual regulations. There may be city or county regulations as well, check with your local government entity.State contact information is listed at the bottom of the page.

Sec. 29-132. Inspection and certification of amusement rides and devices.

All amusement rides and devices in the state shall be inspected at least once in each calendar year. Inspectors shall be certified to perform such inspections by a nationally recognized professional or trade association of amusement ride safety officials approved by the commissioner.

Sec. 29-134. License required. Annual fee.

Owners are required to obtain a license.  An annual license fee of fifty dollars shall be paid to the Commissioner of Public Safety with each license application.

Sec. 29-135. Application for license.

License applications should be made at least 10 days before the owner begins business operations.
recovered by him as part of his taxable costs if he prevails in such suit. The secretary shall keep a record of all process served upon him which shall show the day and hour when such service was made.

Sec. 29-139. Financial responsibility.

The owner shall furnish proof of financial responsibility in the minimum amounts as determined from the following table:

Area of Largest Tent (sq. ft.)==Combined Liability Per Accident
No Tents           ==1,000,000
         1 -   1,500==1,000,000
  1,501 -   3,000==1,500,000
  3,001 -   6,000==2,000,000
  6,001 - 12,000==3,000,000
12,001 - 20,000==4,000,000
20,001 - 30,000==5,000,000
30,001 and over==6,000,000

For mechanical rides or devices capable of accommodating three or more persons, the following minimum amount shall apply: For bodily injury and property damage one million dollars per accident.

Contact Information
Office of State Fire Marshal
Division of Fire, Emergency & Building Services
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road P.O. Box 2794
Middletown, CT 06457-9294
TELEPHONE: (860) 685-8460
FAX: (860) 685-8359


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