For the most up to date information on the State of Nebraska Regulations of Climbing Walls - please call our office at (877) 206-8967 or the state department listed below:

Office of Safety and Labor Standards
5404 Cedar Street
Lincoln, NE 68509-5024

TELEPHONE: (402) 471-2239 or 2031
FAX: (402) 471-5039

STATUTE: Nebraska Amusement Ride Act Effective August 30, 1987; Sections 48-1801 - 48-1820

PERMITS AND LICENSES: Annual Permits issued upon completion of application processes

INSPECTION: Inspected annually by the State Inspectors.  Nebraska DOL employees. These inspectors will be performing a paperwork inspection of your aerial adventure course and looking to see the following:

  • Engineering Plans and Drawings
  • Operations Manual
  • Inspection Records and Logs - to be performed by Qualified 3rd Party Inspector
  • Staff Training Records and Certficates.

The State of Nebraska will not perform a physical inspection of your climbing wall or belay systems. Having a state inspection is a duty to demponstrate to the state that you are in compliance with the law and that is it. You must hire a 3rd party inspector to perform a hands on inspection of your climbing wall or tower in the state of Nebraska.

Nebraska climbing wall inspection map