City of Rochester, NY
Monroe County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the Rochester City Council 11-25-1941. Amendments noted where applicable.]
[Amended 5-25-1948]
As used in this chapter, the following terms shall have the meanings indicated:
Any person, firm, association or corporation selling or offering for sale or keeping for sale live fowl, except on the public market,[1] and any person, firm, association or corporation killing, dressing and selling or keeping the same for sale uncooked.
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 91, Public Market.
[Amended 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180]
No person, firm, association or corporation shall carry on the business of poulterer without having a poulterer's license therefor issued by the Chief of Police, and such business shall be conducted under and pursuant to the provisions of this chapter.[1]
Editor's Note: See also Ch. 30, Animals.
No license shall be issued for a period longer than one year, and all licenses shall expire on June 30 after date of issuance. Each license shall bear the date of issuance, the date of expiration, the name and address of the person, firm, association or corporation to whom or to which the license is issued and the premises upon which the business of poulterer is to be carried on and shall specify the kind and maximum number of fowl which may be kept thereunder.
The annual license fee shall be $5.
Licenses shall be conspicuously displayed on the premises.
No poulterer shall keep live fowl in a cellar nor in an unventilated place. All places where live fowl are kept, killed or dressed shall have adequate and proper ventilation so that no unreasonable, offensive or noxious odor shall be caused or suffered to exist. Each poulterer shall have the premises supplied with hot and cold running water with proper fixtures, plumbing and drainage. The premises of each poulterer shall be kept in a clean and sanitary condition. The premises of all poulterers shall be adequately and properly screened from the first day of April of each year to the first day of November.
All premises of poulterers shall at all times be subject to inspection, and all licensees shall at all times be subject to orders of the Chief of Police requiring the doing of anything necessary to enforce the provisions of this chapter.
[Amended 1-27-1970 by Ord. No. 70-36; 5-28-1974 by Ord. No. 74-180]
Any acts done in selling or offering for sale, keeping, possessing or dealing in animals or fowls contrary to the provisions of the ordinances of the Council, which are dangerous to health or which render soil, air, water or food impure or unwholesome or which tend to endanger public comfort or repose, are declared to be nuisances and are hereby forbidden.
[Added 9-28-1965]
The provisions of Chapter 68 of the Municipal Code, being general licensing provisions relating to business and trades, shall be applicable to all licenses under this chapter, the same as if specifically set forth herein, and any violation of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in § 68-15 of said Code.