West Virginia

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

CONTACT:
West Virginia Division of Labor Bldg. 6
Rm. B749 State Capitol Complex
Charleston, WV 25305 

TELEPHONE: (304) 558-7890 ext.120
FAX: (304) 558-3797 

STATUTE: Amusement Rides and Amusement Attractions Safety Act 21-10 of the West Virginia Code 

PERMITS AND LICENSES: Annual permit required; expires December 31 of each year. 

INSPECTION: Law changed as of 1/06 relying on insurance company inspection reports. in 2011 West Virginia enacted legistlation that regulates Zip Lines and adventure parks in a similar fashion to white water rafting. The state accepts a ACCT Accreidted Vendor and references the ACCT standards for Zip Lines and aerial adventure course inspection and operation.

West Virginia Climbing wall staff training and inspections map of regulations