N.Y. Labor Law Section 221-B
Issue of permits


An application for a permit shall be made to the commissioner upon blanks furnished by him, and shall state under oath:


Name of owner or lessee of the property.


A list of the provisions and clothing it is intended to sell.


The maximum number of boarders or lodgers it is intended to accommodate.


With the application there shall be presented to the commissioner proof of the applicant’s citizenship and moral character, and if a corporation, similar proof concerning its officers.


The applicant shall pay to the commissioner a permit fee of fifty dollars.


On approval of the application, the commissioner shall issue a permit only for the place designated in the application, and shall not be transferable. The commissioner may revoke the permit on notice and for cause shown.


Every operator of such a store or camp shall keep prominently posted in a conspicuous place on the premises a statement printed in the English language and in the language understood by the majority of the patrons, specifying the rate of charges by the day and week for lodging, meals, clothing and provisions supplied, and a copy thereof shall be filed with the commissioner.

Source: Section 221-B — Issue of permits, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/LAB/221-B (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

Jun. 8, 2024

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