Food Facility Plan Check

The Plan Check and Construction unit is responsible for reviewing the plans of new food establishments, existing food establishments that are being remodeled, and mobile food facilities such as vending vehicles and pushcarts.

(For questions regarding pool plan check: Pool Plan Check Program.)

Refer to the Food Plan Check New Construction Guide for guidance in constructing your establishment. Every plan submittal must include the required health notes.

Additional Resources

Food Facility Plan Check Application

Plan Check Fee Schedule

Online Plan Submission Instructions

Plan Check Review Reference Guidelines (Does your facility require Plan Check Review?)

Guide to Opening a New Food Business

Plan Check Consultation Guide

Food Facility Plan Review Guide

Food Facility Plan Check Flow Chart

Food Facility Plan Check Checklist

Multiple Kitchen Complex Plan Review Guide

Construction & Operational Guide for Mobile Food Facilities and Mobile Support Units

Retail Market Conversions For Fresh Produce

Mobile Food Facility Operations FAQ

Mobile Food Plan Check Self Inspection Checklist

Mobille Food Facility Startup Checklist (English, Spanish)

Acceptable Floor Materials

Grease Trap Policy

Grease Trap Agencies

Catering – Host Facility Requirements for Breweries

Catering – Host Facility Plan Check Flow Chart

Buffet Service Guidelines

Mechanical Ventilation Guide

Exemption Form - Clamshell Panini Grill

Exemption Form - Convection Oven

Exemption Form - Induction Hot Plate

Exemption Form - Ventless Hood Grease Trap Policy

Template Plan Submittal Package - Ice Cream Truck

Water Heater Sizing Guidelines

Open-air BBQ Guidelines

Questions about Pool Plan Check requirements?

Pool Plan Check Program


Plan Check General and Technical Questions:
  (858) 505-6659

Plan Check Scheduling Questions:
  (858) 505-6660


  (858) 505-6900