(a) A "frozen desserts manufacturer permit" shall be issued to each manufacturer of frozen desserts or imitation frozen desserts. Permits shall be issued for each place of operation and shall not be transferable with respect to persons or locations. The permit may be applied to the operation of several freezers at one location. Each mobile unit shall be considered as operating at one location.
(b) Application shall be made on forms supplied by the commissioner and provide such information as may be considered necessary by the commissioner. Permits shall be applied for at least fifteen days before the date that the current permit expires or within fifteen days of the date that the person intends to engage in business. The application shall be accompanied by a fee of twenty dollars. A penalty of two dollars shall be added to all permits that are not applied for or renewed within this time limit. The permits shall expire on the thirty-first day of March following date of issue: Provided, That firms that have a permit with an expiration date of the thirtieth day of June, one thousand nine hundred ninety-one, on the date of implementation of this article shall be allowed to make application for a frozen desserts manufacturer permit for the period of the first day of July, one thousand nine hundred ninety-one, through the thirty-first day of March, one thousand nine hundred ninety-two, at a fee of ten dollars.
(c) Permits shall be posted prominently at the place of operation.