Mechanical Amusement Device License
A coin-operated mechanical amusement device is any machine which, upon the insertion of a coin, token, or slug, operates or may be operated by the public for use as a game, entertainment, or amusement. It contains no automatic payoff device. This includes pinball machines, music machines, coin-operated television units, motion picture machines, and amusement rides (except amusement rides used at carnivals).
If you have questions, contact DSI at (651) 266-8989, or email the DSI Message Center
See Chapter 318
of the Saint Paul Legislative Code for information about Mechanical Amusement Devices.
You must submit the following:
This license requires inspection approvals from Licensing. For more information, call (651) 266-8989.
The fee is $17.00 per machine per year for game machines, music machines, rides, and television units.
A Mechanical Amusement Device License expires one year from date of issue and may be renewed annually.