Notice of Variances and Waivers

Division of Hotels and Restaurants
61C-4.010: Sanitation and Safety Requirements
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on August 27, 2007, the Division of Hotels and Restaurants, received a petition for a Routine Variance for subsection 61C-4.010(7), Florida Administrative Code, from Planet Progress located in Orlando. The above referenced F.A.C. states that all bathrooms shall be of easy and convenient access to both patrons and employees…They are requesting a variance to share bathroom facilities with an adjacent establishment that is under the same ownership.
This variance request was approved October 2, 2007, and is contingent upon the Petitioner ensuring the bathroom located in the adjacent establishment, Dandelion Communitea Café, is functional, has running water at all times, provided with soap and an approved method to dry hands, kept in a clean and sanitary manner, and available during all hours of operation. The Petitioner shall also ensure directional signage is installed within and/or outside the establishment clearly stating the location of the bathrooms. Petitioner will have no seats inside or outside the establishment. All provisos shall be met prior to licensing. Any violation of the variance is the equivalent of a violation of the Rule and may result in a rescission of the variance, and subject the Petitioner to disciplinary sanctions as enumerated in Section 509.261, Florida Statutes.
A copy of the Petition for Variance or Waiver may be obtained by contacting: