Prior to owning or operating an amusement device, a license must be granted by the Department. In addition, criminal background checks are required of certain amusement employees. Each amusement device, including inflatable devices, must be registered with the Department annually and inspected according to the regulations.
All license applications and forms are available via the link below. Prior to contacting the Department with any questions, please review the FAQ ("Frequently Asked Questions") link below for further information. All applications, inquiries, or suggestions should be mailed to:
Department of Public Safety
One Ashburton Place Room 1301
Boston, MA 02108
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- Laws and Regulations
- Board Members
- Guidelines for Owners of Amusement Devices
- Frequently Asked Questions for the Cori Process (23k)
- Updated Model Policy CORI Procedure for Amusement Devices
- Updated Model Policy CORI Procedure for Climbing Wall
- Updated Model Policy CORI Procedure for Challenge Courses
- Memo to Amusement Owners of Changes to Regulations (154kb)
- Forms and Applications
- Application for Variance for Use by Challenge Courses and Climbing Wall Facilities (20k)
- Third Party Inspectors for Amusement Devices, Challenge Courses, and Climbing Walls
Click here to submit Amusement Itinerary: Amusement.Itinerary.Submission@state.ma.us
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