Each person, firm, partnership, or corporation that owns or operates a bakery shall register each bakery that it owns or operates with the director of agriculture. For the registration, the owner or operator of each bakery shall pay an annual fee of thirty dollars for a production capacity of one thousand pounds of bakery product per hour or less and an annual fee of thirty dollars for each one thousand pounds of bakery product per hour capacity, or part thereof, in excess of one thousand pounds of bakery product per hour.
Any person who owns or operates a home bakery with only one oven, in a stove of ordinary home kitchen design and located in a home, used for the baking of baked goods to be sold, shall pay a sum of ten dollars annually for registration regardless of the capacity of the home bakery oven. The registration shall be renewed annually by the thirtieth day of September and shall be renewed according to the standard renewal procedure of Chapter 4745. of the Revised Code. The registration of the bakery shall show the location, including municipal corporation, street, and number, the name of the owner, and the name of the operator. The application for registration shall be made on a form prescribed and provided by the director. All moneys received from registration fees and fines collected under sections 911.01 to 911.20 of the Revised Code shall be deposited with the treasurer of state to the credit of the food safety fund created in section 915.24 of the Revised Code. All annual renewal registration fees required by this section shall be paid by the applicant for the renewal to the treasurer of state for deposit into the food safety fund.
No bakery product that is manufactured in an out-of-state bakery shall be sold or offered for sale within this state unless the bakery is in compliance with sections 911.01 to 911.20 of the Revised Code, and is registered, having paid the annual registration fee.
Registration of out-of-state bakeries is not required if a reciprocal agreement is in effect whereby a bakery located in this state is not subject to a license or registration fee by the receiving state or a political subdivision thereof.
Effective Date: 02-01-2001