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7 Pa. Code § 82.2. Permit to operate.

§ 82.2. Permit to operate.

 (a)  A person who owns land, buildings or facilities may not allow the operation, use or occupancy thereof as a seasonal farm labor camp without first obtaining a permit authorizing the operation and occupancy of the seasonal farm labor camp from the Department.

 (b)  A separate permit shall be required for each camp.

 (c)  Application for the operation, maintenance and occupancy of a camp shall be submitted to the Department 60 days prior to the opening of a new camp.

 (d)  A camp shall be ready for inspection no later than 45 days prior to occupancy or the expiration date of the permit.

 (e)  The Department will not issue or renew a permit authorizing the occupancy of a seasonal farm labor camp until an inspection is completed and the Department finds that the camp facilities comply with this chapter and the act.

 (f)  Permits issued under this chapter shall be valid for 1 year from the beginning month of operation.

 (g)  Upon receipt of the permit, the owner or operator of the camp shall post the permit at a prominent location readily accessible to camp occupants.

 (h)  Permits may be revoked or suspended at any time for violation of this chapter or the act.


   The provisions of this §  82.2 issued under sections 301 and 603 of the Seasonal Farm Labor Act (43 P. S. § §  1301.301 and 1301.603); amended under the Seasonal Farm Labor Act (43 P. S. § §  1301.301—1301.606); section 9 of the act of May 18, 1937 (P. L. 654, No. 174) (43 P. S. §  25-9); the Reorganization Act of 1955 (71 P. S. §  751-12); and sections 1907-A, 1919-A and 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  510-7, 510-19 and 510-20).


   The provisions of this §  82.2 adopted September 28, 1973, effective September 29, 1973, 3 Pa.B. 2178; amended January 2, 1981, effective January 3, 1981, 11 Pa.B. 11; amended January 28, 1994, effective January 29, 1994, 24 Pa.B. 709. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (105254) and (59099).

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