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The following is a summary of Maine'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.

502. Fees, prosecutions; traveling shows

An amusement device may not operate without first paying a license fee for each calendar year.

Application for the license must be made to the Commissioner of Public Safety

amusement device may not exhibit in this State without first furnishing the Commissioner of Public Safety a certificate of public liability insurance issued by an authorized insurer

The amusement device license fee is $50 per amusement device.

803. Rider conduct

1. Reports. A rider or the rider's parent or guardian shall report in writing to the amusement owner or the amusement owner's designee any injury sustained on an amusement ride before leaving the amusement owner's premises

804. Notice to riders

1. General signs. An amusement owner shall display signs indicating the applicable safety responsibilities of riders

2. Individual amusement ride signs. An amusement owner shall post a sign at each amusement ride that includes a legend providing that "State law requires riders to obey all warnings and directions for this ride and behave in a manner that will not cause or contribute to injuring themselves or others. Riders must report injuries before leaving. Failure to comply is punishable by fine and imprisonment."

    Any sign required by this section must be prominently displayed at a conspicuous location, clearly visible to the public and bold and legible in design.



1.         A certificate of public liability insurance, in an amount of $ 1,000,000.00, as a minimum, will be furnished to the Commissioner of Public Safety.


            1.         Evacuation procedures shall be established for each ride for use in case of emergency. Any necessary equipment needed for such evacuation shall be readily available for use.

            2.         Provisions shall be made to render first aid in the event persons are injured.

            3.         It will be the responsibility of the ride owner or his representative to report to the State Fire Marshal's Office via Regional State Police Barracks any personal injury accident as follows:

            A.        Immediately if injury requires emergency room treatment or hospitalization;

            B.         Within twenty-four (24) hours if personal injury requires emergency first aid.

Contact Information
Department of Public Safety
Office of State Fire Marshal
State House Station 52
Augusta, ME 04333-0052
TELEPHONE: (207) 624-8734 or 207-557-0110 cell
FAX: (207) 624-8767


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