CONSTRUCTION OR ALTERATION OF FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
(a) No person shall erect, construct, enlarge or alter a food establishment without first submitting to the Department or designee, plans (drawings) which clearly show and describe the amount and character of the work proposed and without first receiving approval of submitted plans. Such plans shall include floor plan, equipment plan and specifications, wall, floor and ceiling finishes, and plans and specifications for food service kitchen ventilation and plumbing. Submitted plans shall give all information necessary to show compliance with applicable health codes. Submitted plans shall be retained by the Department or designee.
(b) At the option of the Department or designee, plans need not be submitted to execute minor alterations to a food establishment. Approved plans shall not be changed or modified unless approval of such changes or modifications shall have first been obtained from the Department or designee.