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City of Buffalo, NY
Erie County
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[Derived from Art. II of Ch. V of the Charter and Ordinances, 1974]
No person shall sell or offer or expose for sale in the City of Buffalo any fresh, frozen, salt, smoked, cooked or uncooked meat, poultry, fish or any sausage without having obtained a license so to do as provided herein.
[Amended 12-9-2003, effective 12-19-2003]
Any person desiring to sell any of the articles mentioned in this article shall make application to the Commissioner of Permit and Inspection Services for a license to deal in said articles. Such application shall designate the place for which the license is desired and give a description of the building and premises where such business is to be carried on, showing the facilities for refrigeration and the sanitary equipment thereof, in such form and detail as the Commissioner of Permit and Inspection Services shall require. If the Commissioner of Permit and Inspection Services, upon examination of said application or after an inspection of the premises, is satisfied that said articles can be handled, dealt in and stored in a sanitary manner and without contamination from any cause, he shall issue a license to the applicant upon the payment of the fees herein provided for.
[Amended 12-9-2003, effective 12-19-2003]
No license shall be transferred from one location to another nor shall it be transferred from one person to another without the consent of the Commissioner of Permit and Inspection Services endorsed in writing on said license.
[Amended 5-22-1995, effective 6-2-1995]
Each license shall expire every two years on the first day of April. No license shall be issued for a part of a year at a reduced fee.
[Amended 12-9-2003, effective 12-19-2003]
Any license granted hereunder may be revoked by the Commissioner of Permit and Inspection Services in the manner provided by law.
The following annual license fees for the sale of the articles mentioned in this article are hereby fixed as provided in Chapter 175, Fees.
A. 
The provisions of this article shall not apply to the sale of canned meats, canned poultry, canned fish or canned seafoods.
B. 
The provisions of this article shall not apply to the offering for sale or the sale of live or dressed poultry within the limits of a private market, as defined in Chapter 275, Markets, of the Code, by the person who produces, raises and dresses the same, his servants or employees; provided, however, that any person so producing, raising and selling shall obtain a permit annually therefor from the Director of Licenses, in the form prescribed by said Director. All permits issued hereunder shall expire on the first day of April in each year and may be renewed.