(1) It is unlawful for any person to operate as a custom farm slaughterer or to operate
a custom slaughtering establishment or custom meat facility in the state without first
obtaining a license from the director. Custom farm slaughterers must obtain a separate license for each mobile unit. Separate licenses are required for each custom slaughtering establishment and custom
(2) Application for a license must be made on a form prescribed by the director and
accompanied by a twenty-five dollar license fee. The application must include:
(a) The full name and address of the applicant. If the applicant is a partnership or corporation, the application must include the
full name and address of each partner or officer;
(b) The physical location address of each establishment or facility to be licensed;
(c) The name and address of a resident of this state authorized to accept legal notices
for the applicant; and
(d) Any other information prescribed by the director.
(3) If an application for renewal of a license and the license fee are not received
by June 30th, the applicant must pay an additional fee of twenty-five dollars before
the renewal license is issued.
(4) Initial issuance of a license requires a prelicense inspection by the director
for compliance with this chapter and rules adopted under this chapter. A license shall only be issued after an applicant is found to be in substantial
compliance with this chapter and rules adopted under this chapter.
(5) Licenses issued under this chapter expire June 30th of each year.
(6) Licenses issued under this chapter are not transferable.
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