Operating permits: Amusement devices
Who needs a permit?
Owners and operators of amusement rides and devices, including waterslides, ziplines, train rides, wakeboard tows and inflatables.
Who issues the permit?
Technical Safety BC issues the permit.
Getting a permit
- Once your amusement device design has been registered, installed, and has passed the acceptance inspection, an operating permit invoice will be automatically issued.
- Pay for a permit through your account or by calling us within 60 days of passing the acceptance inspection.
Renewing your permit
Operating permits expire after one year. A renewal invoice will be sent to the permit holder near the permit’s expiry date. It must be paid and renewed before the expiry date to continue operations using this permit.
How much does a permit cost?
The fee for a permit depends on the type of operations. Technical Safety BC is a not-for-profit organization. Fees associated with permits allow us to work with industry to reduce safety risks through assessment, education and outreach, enforcement and research. See the full fee schedule.