Permits to operate any dairy operation in the state must be obtained from the Board of Animal Health at (317) 544-2391. Questions can also be directed to BOAH via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Listed below are the permits that may be obtained from the Board of Animal Health Dairy Division.
- Grade A Milk/Milk Products Processor
This license is issued to any facility that processes Grade A raw milk into a Grade A finished dairy product.
- Manufactured Milk Products Processor
Issued to any facility that processes or manufactures finished dairy products such as ice cream and cheese.
- Transfer Station
A transfer station is any establishment where bulk raw milk is transferred directly from one truck to another.
- Receiving Station
Raw milk is received, collected, handled, stored, cooled and prepared for further transporting at a receiving station.
- Wash Station
An establishment, separate from a milk plant, receiving station or transfer station, where milk tank trucks are cleaned and sanitized for Grade A use.
- Manufacturer of Singe Service Products
Manufactures single-use containers, closures and/or fitments for Grade A dairy products.
- Milk and Milk Products Distributor
Any non-processing establishment that handles, stores or distributes milk and milk products for wholesale distribution.
- Permit to sell Grade A Raw Milk for Pasteurization
Issued to Grade A dairy farms for the production of raw milk, which is intended for pasteurization and further processing.
- Bulk Milk Hauler
Issued to a person who collects official raw milk samples from farms and may transport raw milk from a farm to or from a milk plant, receiving station or transfer station.
- Route/Truck Permit
Issued for the operation of a bulk milk route or can milk route.