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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 25.36 Smoke Houses

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Chapter 25.36
Smoke Houses

Sections:

25.36.010 Definitions.
25.36.020 Where permitted.
25.36.030 Construction regulations.
25.36.040 Compliance--Animals.
25.36.050 Sale of food prohibited.
25.36.060 Compliance--Air pollution.
25.36.070 Penalty for violations.

25.36.010 Definitions.

For purposes of this chapter the following terms shall apply:

"Smoke house" shall mean any building or structure where meat or fish is cured by means of smoke.
(Ord 65944 1, 2003.)

25.36.020 Where permitted.

Smoke houses shall be permitted within residential zoning districts in the City of St. Louis to the extent that the use of such building or structure is in compliance with the provisions of this chapter and any other applicable ordinance or statute. Any building or structure intended to be used as a smoke house within a residential zoning district which exceeds fifty (50) square feet in size shall require a permit from the building commissioner prior to construction and shall conform to all applicable regulatory codes for such structure.
(Ord. 65944 2, 2003.)

25.36.030 Construction regulations.

A. All smoke houses, regardless of size, shall be constructed of non-combustible materials.

B. All buildings and structures used as smoke houses shall be located a safe distance from any other building, as determined by the Fire Marshall.

C. Buildings and structures used as smoke houses shall not be used for any other purpose.
(Ord. 65944 3, 2003.)

25.36.040 Compliance--Animals.

Every person who owns or operates a smoke house within a residential zoning district shall comply with the provisions of Ordinance 64116, Ordinance 48606 and all ordinances which may be enacted subsequent to such effective date regarding the slaughter of animals and the disposal of parts of animals within the City of St. Louis.
(Ord. 65944 4, 2003.)

25.36.050 Sale of food prohibited.

No person who owns or operates a smoke house within a residential zoning district shall sell or offer for sale any food product prepared in such smoke house. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any food service establishment or temporary food service establishment regulated by Section 11.42 of the Revised Code of the City of St. Louis.
(Ord. 65944 5, 2003.)

25.36.060 Compliance--Air pollution.

Every person who owns or operates a smoke house within a residential zoning district shall comply with the provisions of Ordinance 65645 and all ordinances which may be enacted subsequent to such effective date regarding the regulation and control of air pollution within the City of St. Louis.
(Ord. 65944 6, 2003.)

25.36.070 Penalty for violations.

Any person found to have violated the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) or to a term of imprisonment of not more than ninety (90) days or both a fine and a term of imprisonment. Each day that such violations continues shall constitute a separate violation of this chapter.
(Ord. 65944 7, 2003.)

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