Mobile Food Facility - Plan Review Procedure The following procedures are required to process and approve (mobile) food facility plans as well as to obtain final approval to open for business:
The plans must include sufficient information to demonstrate compliance with the minimum requirements of the California Retail Food Code [CRFC].
The vehicle will need to meet state requirements and to be inspected and certified by the State Department of Housing and Community Development (916-255-2501).
Plans may be prepared by an architect, draftsman, designer, contractor or owner. All plans must be drawn in a concise, detailed and professional manner. Inadequate plans will be rejected.
Plan check fees are calculated on a per hour basis. Your total plan-check review fee will be due prior to final approval of plans. The plan-check fee will also include a preliminary construction inspection and a pre-opening inspection.
Upon plan approval, one set of approved plans will be available for your files. The second set of approved plans will be kept on file by the Environmental Health Division.
If any changes on the approved plans are desired, revised plans shall be submitted for review and approval prior to construction.
The food facility shall not open for business until final approval is obtained from the El Dorado Environmental Health Division and a valid Food Facility Permit is issued. Call your Environmental Health Specialist at least 48 hours in advance for inspection appointment(s).
The minimum requirements for (Mobile) Food Facility plans include the following: Plans shall be drawn to scale (the recommended scale is 1/4 inch = I foot), and shall include the following:
After plan approval and construction, including finishing work, please contact me at least 48 hours in advance to arrange for a final pre-opening inspection. Prior to opening for business, final construction must be approved, and plan review fees an annual food facility health permit must be paid.