WVC 21 - 10 - 6
§21-10-6. Permits; application; annual inspection.
No operator or owner may knowingly permit the operation of an
amusement ride or amusement attraction without a permit issued by
the Division. Each year and at least fifteen days before the first
time the amusement ride or amusement attraction is made available
in this state for public use, an operator or owner shall apply for
a permit to the Division on a form furnished by the Division and
containing any information the Division may require. The Division
shall, upon application and within ten days of the first time the
ride or attraction is made available in this state for public use,
inspect all amusement rides and amusement attractions. The
Division shall inspect all stationary rides and attractions at
least once every year. The Division may inspect all mobile
amusement rides and amusement attractions each time they are
disassembled and reassembled for use in this state. The Division
may conduct inspections at any reasonable time without prior
That in lieu of performing its own inspection,
the Division may accept inspection reports from special inspectors
certified by the Division.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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