TITLE 56: LABOR AND EMPLOYMENT
CHAPTER XIII: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
PART 6000 AMUSEMENT RIDE AND ATTRACTION SAFETY ACT
SECTION 6000.50 PERMIT, INSPECTION AND ASSOCIATED FEES


 

Section 6000.50 Permit, Inspection and Associated Fees

 

Fees assessed under the Act will be:

 

a) Permit Fees

 

1) Kiddie Rides: $10 each

 

2) Major Rides: $25 each

 

3) Other Amusement Attractions not otherwise specified: $25 each

 

4) Ski Lifts and Aerial Tramways: $25 each

 

5) Inflatable Amusement Attractions: $10 each

 

6) Permit Issued upon Resolution of a Stop Operation Order: $10 each

 

7) Rope Tows, Conveyors and Surface Lifts: $25 each

 

8) Coasters − Intermediate: $25 each

 

9) Coasters − Large: $25 each

 

b) Inspection Fees

 

1) Kiddie Rides: $45 each

 

2) Major Rides: $105 each

 

3) Other Amusement Attractions not otherwise specified: $105 each

 

4) Ski Lifts and Aerial Tramways: $365 each

 

5) Inflatable Amusement Attractions:

 

A) Inflatable Unit less than 1,500 square feet: $45 per unit

 

B) Inflatable Unit 1,500 square feet or greater: $120 per unit

 

6) Reinspection to Resolve a Stop Operation Order: $250 each

 

7) Reinspection: $30 each

 

8) Rope Tows, Conveyors and Surface Lifts: $105 each

 

9) Coasters Intermediate: $235 each

 

10) Coasters Large: $365 each

 

c) Administrative Hearing Fee: $250 per hearing when a Notice of Violation or Stop Operation Order or fine has been successfully levied by the Department.

 

d) An Expedited Site Inspection Fee is a surcharge that shall be paid by the operator to have its permit and inspection expedited. Expedited permit fees are assessed when an operator fails to notify the Department at least 30 calendar days in advance of operation and requests an inspection and permit. When the operator fails to properly notify the Department at least 30 calendar days in advance and requests an inspection and permit, the Department, absent proof that the operator could not reasonably comply with the 30-day requirement and that the request has not been made immediately after the need for a permit has been determined, may assess the following additional one-time site fee, which shall be paid before the Department issues a permit:

 

1) When the inspection is to be conducted during normal inspection hours (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Standard Time) Tuesday through Friday, an additional fee of $250 per site shall be assessed.

 

2) When the inspection is to be conducted outside normal inspection hours, an additional fee of $500 per site shall be assessed.

 

e) When an operator cancels an inspection and fails to notify the Department or the inspector involved bythe close of business on the day before the scheduled inspection, the Department, depending upon the circumstances surrounding the cancellation and lack of notice, may charge a one-time fee in the amount prescribed by subsection (d)(1) or (d)(2) for the canceled inspection and rescheduling the inspection. This fee must be paid before the Department issues a permit.

 

(Source: Amended at 46 Ill. Reg. 9899, effective May 26, 2022)