All amusement rides in New York City, such as ferris wheels and carousels, must be inspected by the Department of Buildings (DOB) and licensed by the Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP).
Contact each Department for more information.
NYC Department of Buildings
Elevator/Escalator/Amusement Ride Questions:
For contact information please visit the DOB office location of your borough.
For further assistance, please call 311 and ask for: Amusement Rides
DOB Office Locations: Office Locations - Buildings (nyc.gov)
NYC Department of Consumer and Worker Protection (DCWP)
42 Broadway, Lobby
New York, NY 10004