Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services, Building Codes Division
Temporary Operation of an Amusement Ride or Device Pending Issuance of an Operating Permit
An amusement ride or device may be operated pending the issuance of an operating permit under the following conditions:
The ride operator provides, and the division has received, information about the ride or device to include its nomenclature and serial number and whether the ride or device has previously been issued an Oregon operating permit;
The ride operator makes, and the division has received, payment of the operating permit fees; and
Once the ride is available for inspection, the ride is inspected and approved for operation by a ride inspector in accordance with OAR 918-200-0025 (Permits, Inspections and Appeals)(1) and a completed application for an operating permit and inspection report is transmitted to, and received by, the division.
A ride or device may be operated for a period of up to 14 days pending the issuance of an operating permit, unless the division notifies the ride operator that no operating permit will be issued based on the information provided.