BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 8.90 Stockyards, Sales Stables and Cattle Dealers

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Chapter 8.90
Stockyards, Sales Stables and Cattle Dealers


8.90.010 Definitions.
8.90.040 Sale stable license--Certificate of character.
8.90.060 Penalty for violation.
8.90.070 Exemptions.


276.010--276.080 Stockyards

267.450 Unquarantined stock in quarantined pens prohibited

267.120 Diseased animals--disinfectants


24.291 Livestock regulation

8.90.010 Definitions.

For the purpose of this chapter the following terms shall have the meaning ascribed to them in this section:

A. A "horse and cattle dealer" is a person who buys or sells, barters or trades in horses, mules, cattle, hogs or sheep on his own account, without being the keeper of a stockyard or a sale stable.

B. A "sale stable" is a place where horses or mules are stabled to be bought, sold, bartered or traded as a business.

C. A "stockyard proprietor" is a person whose business or occupation is to keep a stockyard where horses, mules, cattle, hogs or sheep are bought, sold, bartered or traded, or are kept or bartered for compensation.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 28: 1960 C. 517.010.)

8.90.040 Sale stable license--Certificate of character.

Before the License Collector shall issue any license in favor of a sale stable he shall procure the certificate of the Board of Police Commissioners to the effect that the applicant is a person of good moral character.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 32: 1960 C. 517.050.)

8.90.060 Penalty for violation.

Every person who shall engage in or do business either as the proprietor or keeper of a stockyard, or of a sale stable, or as a horse and cattle dealer without first having obtained from the License Collector a license therefor as prescribed, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction shall pay a fine of double the amount of the license required to be paid by them respectively.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 33: 1960 C. 517.060.)

8.90.070 Exemptions.

This chapter shall not be construed so as to include the keepers of livery stables who pay an annual vehicle tax of fifty dollars or more.
(1948 C. Ch. 6 34: 1960 C. 517.070.)

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