CARNIVAL RIDES AND INFLATABLES
An event producer who wants to have carnival rides or inflatables at an event must submit an application for a Special Event Permit to the Codes and Regulations Department/Permits and Licenses Division and obtain additional approval from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture, Office of Regulations and Inspections at least 90 days before an event. The state's Office of Regulations and Inspections will, if requested, provide event producers with a list of companies that are insured and licensed to operate carnival rides and inflatables in Kentucky.
(See Special Event Permits, Section 1)
The vendor or owner of the carnival rides or inflatables must pay appropriate fees and provide proof of insurance to the state's Office of Regulations and Inspections.
(For a schedule of state fees and additional information, contact the state's Office of Regulations and Inspections, (502) 564-4870)
Event producers may also wish to carry additional insurance.
A carnival rides or inflatables vendor must maintain commercial general liability insurance throughout the entire event, including setup and dismantling, with minimum coverage of $1,000,000 per occurrence. Proof of such insurance must be submitted to the Codes and Regulations Departmen/Permits and Licenses Division with an event producer's Special Event Permit Application. The vendor's Certificate of Insurance must list Louisville Metro as an additional insured, as well as the specific venue where the carnival rides or inflatables are being erected if it is a Louisville Metro owned venue.
(See Insurance Requirements, Section 12)
For applications or further information, contact:
Kentucky Department of Agriculture
32 Fountain Place
Frankfort, KY 40601