Md. Code Regs. 10.15.09.05 - Permits Required
Current through Register Vol. 48, No. 26, December 17, 2021
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.05 Permits Required.
A. Under Health-General Article, §§21-410 and 21-412, Annotated Code of Maryland, a person shall obtain a permit from the Department and pay the required fee, as specified in COMAR 10.01.17, to the Department before that person may:
(1) Be a:
(b) Bulk milk hauler/sampler;
(c) Certified industry dairy farm inspector;
(d) Milk processor;
(e) Milk producer; or
(f) Seasonal milk producer; or
(2) Operate a:
(a) Distribution station;
(b) Milk tank truck cleaning facility;
(c) Milk transportation company;
(d) Receiving station; or
(e) Transfer station.
B. Under Health-General Article, §§21-410 and 21-412, Annotated Code of Maryland, a person shall obtain a permit from the Department and pay the required fee, as specified in COMAR 10.01.17 for a milk tank truck.
(1) When issued a permit, a permittee shall supply and display a decal.
(2) The permittee’s decal shall display the following at a height of at least 3 inches:
(a) The milk tank truck Maryland permit number; and
(b) The words “MD Milk Trans.” in a circle around the permit number.
(3) The permittee’s decal shall be displayed on the rear tank of each milk tank truck.
D. Under Health-General Article, §21-410(c), Annotated Code of Maryland, a permit is not required for:
(1) A milk producer who is outside the departmental inspection area if the raw milk from that milk producer is processed by a milk processor who holds a permit issued under this chapter;
(2) A bulk milk hauler/sampler who receives raw milk from outside the departmental inspection area;
(3) A grocery store, restaurant, soda fountain, or similar establishment where milk products are served or sold at retail if:
(a) The establishment complies with all applicable provisions of Health-General Article, Title 21, Subtitle 4, Annotated Code of Maryland, and all applicable rules or regulations; and
(b) The milk product is received from a permittee; or
(4) An individual who only transports milk in a sealed tanker to a milk plant.