32.6.702 APPLICATIONS TO BE IN WRITING; INSPECTION OF PLANS AND FACILITIES PRIOR TO ISSUANCE OF LICENSE
(1) Any person, firm, or corporation desiring to maintain or conduct a slaughterhouse, packing house, mobile slaughter facility, or meat depot shall file a written application for a license on a form to be provided by the Department of Livestock.
(2) A meat depot license is not required for facilities at physical locations that are licensed by a local public health authority and subject to onsite sanitary inspections by that authority.
(3) Complete drawings and specifications for remodeling establishments and for new structures must be submitted to the department, and approval obtained for the plans, in advance of construction.
(4) No license for a slaughterhouse, packing house, mobile slaughter facility, or meat depot may be granted until a representative of the Montana Department of Livestock has inspected the establishment, or facility, and premises proposed to be licensed, and has specified in writing, addressed to the applicants, the requirements for sanitation and necessary facilities for sanitary operation in conformity with the requirements of this subchapter.
History: 81-2-102, 81-9-220, 81-20-101, MCA; IMP, 81-2-102, 81-9-201, 81-9-217, 81-9-219, 81-9-220, 81-9-226, 81-9-227, 81-9-228, 81-9-229, 81-9-230, 81-9-231, 81-20-101, MCA; Eff. 12/31/72; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 1283, Eff. 5/19/06; AMD, 2020 MAR p. 329, Eff. 2/15/20.