Permitting Requirements

Prior to operating any amusement device in the State of Tennessee, the Amusement Device Unit must receive the following four (4) documents:

1. Permit Application which includes the Amusement Device List and Traveling Company Itinerary

Form Includes three (3) sections for completion:

  1. The Administrative Information section showing the company information, type and status
  2. The Amusement Device List section including the device name(s), type(s), and serial number(s)
  3. The Itinerary section for the traveling company operating locations, dates in which the device(s) will be in operation and contact information (applicable to traveling companies only)

2. Certificate of Liability Insurance

valid with a minimum general liability of $1,000,000 per occurrence 

3. Inspection Report

Form indicates ASTM/ACCT or other approved industry standards have been used and inspected device(s) meet that approved standard. The Amusement Device Unit accepts Inspection Reports stating that the devices ‘Pass’ inspection or ‘Meet’ the approved industry standards (ACCT or ASTM). The Inspection Reports must include a date of inspection that’s within three (3) months of the effective or start date of the operating permit.

4. Submitting Annual Payments

Send a check, money order, or cashiers check made payable to the State of Tennessee in the amount of $150. At this time, electronic payments are not accepted. Please address all correspondence specifically as listed below:

Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development 
WRC Division - Amusement Device Unit (Floor 2B) 
220 French Landing Drive 
Nashville, Tennessee 37243 

Safety Compliance Officers

Kevin Klutts (West)
(731) 693-0687

Jennifer Murphy (Central)
(615) 866-8509

John Tarpley (East)
(865) 318-1780

Contact Us

Amusement Device Unit
(615) 741-1900
(615) 532-1116

This Page Last Updated: April 24, 2024 at 10:26 AM