The department of agriculture, after notice and hearing, held in accordance with the provisions of sections 119.01 to 119.13 , inclusive, of the Revised Code may refuse to issue or may revoke the license for any establishment, or the authority for any establishment to operate as such by virtue of holding a cold-storage warehouse license under sections 915.02 of the Revised Code, for failure to comply with sections 915.14 to 915.24 , inclusive, of the Revised Code, or any rule or regulation of the department. Before refusing to issue or revoking any license the department shall send the licensee notice of such hearing by registered or certified mail not less than ten days before the hearing and shall afford such licensee an opportunity to be heard in person or by attorney with respect thereto at a time and place specified in such notice.
In event any license is revoked, the department may permit the continued operation of the establishment involved upon such conditions or under such supervision as the department may prescribe for a period of not to exceed six months, in order to enable patrons to remove any food stored therein, but during such period no additional food shall be received or stored in such establishment.
Cite as R.C. § 915.23
History. Effective Date: 11-06-1959