Upon receipt of the application for a license accompanied by the required fee, the department of agriculture shall inspect the establishment to be licensed and if it finds that such establishment, its equipment, facilities, surrounding premises, and operations comply with sections 915.14 to 915.24 of the Revised Code and the applicable rules adopted thereunder, and that the establishment is being operated under proper sanitary conditions and in conformity with sanitary regulations adopted by the director of agriculture under authority of section 3715.02 of the Revised Code, the department shall issue such license. The persons designated by the department to make such inspection shall be persons having practical knowledge of the operation of cold-storage plants and establishments and the storage of food therein, and shall be thoroughly familiar with such sections and the applicable rules of the department. The department shall inspect all licensed establishments at least once each six months and may make such additional inspections as the department deems necessary. The director and his representatives shall have access to establishments at all reasonable times for the purpose of making such inspections.
Effective Date: 10-06-1992