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4626.1720 8-201.11 REVIEW OF PLANS.


A license applicant or licensee shall submit properly prepared plans and specifications and the required plan review fee, to the regulatory authority for plan review and approval before beginning:


the construction of a food establishment;


the conversion of an existing structure for use as a food establishment; or


the extensive remodeling of a food establishment or a change of type of food establishment or food operation if the regulatory authority determines that plans and specifications are necessary to ensure compliance with the Code.


Plans, specifications, an application form, and the fee specified in part 1547.0110, subpart 2, and Minnesota Statutes, chapter 31 or 157, shall be submitted to the regulatory authority at least 30 days before beginning construction, extensive remodeling, or conversion of a food establishment.


Special event food stands and retail food vehicles, portable structures, or carts are exempt from the requirement to submit plans and specifications.


The regulatory authority shall approve the completed plans and specifications if they meet the requirements of the Code, and the regulatory authority shall report its findings to the license applicant or licensee within 30 days of the date the completed plans are received.


Plans and specifications that are not approved as submitted shall be changed to comply or be deleted from the project.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 31.101; 31.11; 144.05; 144.08; 144.12; 157.011


23 SR 519

Published Electronically:

October 11, 2007

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