The Health and Safety Code (H&SC) requires that plans are reviewed for new or remodeled food and pool facilities by a Registered Environmental Health Specialist. Consultation occurs as part of the process to check the facility for code compliance. Many plan checks are conducted each year with the resulting construction inspection completed by Environmental Health staff prior to opening.
Construction Guide for Food Facilities (HTML Version)
Construction Guide for Food Facilities (PDF Version)
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You can also request a copy of the Construction Guide by contacting the Environmental Health Division at (510) 981-5310 and TDD (510) 981-6903, or by sending an email to envhealth@ci.Berkeley.ca.us.
Please submit plans and Plan Check Deposit to the Permit Service Center at 2118 Milvia Street, (510) 883-6644.