Online Laws and Regulations:
Excludes slides and other playground equipment; conveyances which operate directly on the ground (e.g., go-karts).
State law requires that portable rides/devices be inspected annually by a certified 3rd-party inspector (NAARSO or AIMS), but there is no state office to monitor compliance or enforce the law. Rides at permanent parks are exempt from the inspection requirement.
State law, but no state enforcement. Fixed-site rides are exempt from inspection. Patron responsibility rules apply only to fixed-site rides. (Two SD state legislators are also amusement park owners.)
April 9, 2017