3717-1-09 Criteria for reviewing facility layout and equipment specifications.

(A) The facility layout and equipment specifications submitted for the approval of the licensor shall clearly confirm that the applicable provisions of Chapter 3717-1 of the Administrative Code can be met. The facility layout and specifications shall be legible, be drawn reasonably to scale, and shall include:

(1) The type of operation or establishment proposed and foods to be prepared and served;

(2) The total square footage to be used for the food service operation or retail food establishment;

(3) All portions of the premises of the food service operation or retail food establishment;

(4) Entrances and exits;

(5) Location, number and types of plumbing fixtures, including all water supply facilities;

(6) Plan of lighting;

(7) A floor plan showing the fixtures and equipment;

(8) Building materials and surface finishes to be used; and

(9) An equipment list with equipment manufacturers and model numbers.

(B) Food equipment that is acceptable for use in a food service operation or retail food establishment shall be approved as specified under paragraph (KK) of rule 3717-1-04.1 of the Administrative Code.

(C) The licensor may place restrictions or conditions on a license limiting the types of food that may be prepared or served by the food service operation or retail food establishment based on the equipment or facilities of the food service operation or retail food establishment. Limitations shall be posted on the back of the license.

(D) The licensor of a mobile food service operation or mobile retail food establishment shall post on the back of the food service operation license or retail food establishment license pertinent information concerning the operation. This information shall include the menu, the layout of the operation including the location and type of major equipment, and any restrictions or conditions limiting the types of food that may be prepared or served by the license holder based on the equipment or facilities.

(E) The operator of a proposed temporary food service operation or temporary retail food establishment shall provide to the licensor, prior to opening, a drawing showing the facility layout and a letter of intent providing pertinent information such as:

(1) Foods to be prepared and served;

(2) Source of food;

(3) Hot holding facilities;

(4) Cold holding facilities;

(5) Handwashing facilities;

(6) Equipment and utensils;

(7) Support facilities; and

(8) Any other information requested by the licensor.

(F) Information required as specified in paragraphs (A) to (D) of this rule shall be retained in the facility file until updated information is submitted.

Effective: 01/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/25/2012 and 12/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3717.04 , 3717.05
Rule Amplifies: 3717.04 , 3717.05
Prior Effective Dates: 3/1/2001, 3/1/05, 9/1/10