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The following is a summary of West Virginia'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.

21-10-4. Inspection and permit fees.

(a) The annual permit fee is one hundred dollars for each ride. The annual inspection fee is one hundred dollars for each ride due at the time of application for the annual permit

(e) the owner of the amusement rides shall visibly display inspection stickers

21-10-6. Permits; application; annual inspection.

No operator may permit the operation of an amusement ride without a permit.

Each year and at least fifteen days before the first time the amusement ride is made available for public use, owner shall apply for a permit

The state shall within ten days of the first time the ride or attraction is made available for public use, inspect all amusement rides

21-10-7. Issuance of permit; certificate of inspection; availability to public.

certificate of inspection shall be kept in the records of the owner for a three-year period

A copy of the certificate, showing the last date of inspection, shall be affixed to the amusement ride.

21-10-9. Notice of serious physical injury or fatality; investigations; records available to public.

An owner an amusement ride shall notify the state not later than twenty-four hours after any fatality or accident that results in a serious physical injury to any person requiring medical treatment or results in a loss of consciousness to any person

record of each accident or fatality shall be kept with the certificate of inspection

21-10-12. Insurance; bond.

No person may operate an amusement ride there is in existence a policy of insurance obtained from an authorized insurer in an amount of not less than three hundred thousand dollars per person and one million dollars in the aggregate

Contact Information
Safety Section
West Virginia Division of Labor
Bldg. 6 Rm. B749
State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305
TELEPHONE: (304) 558-7890 ext.120
FAX: (304) 558-3797


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