Notice of Variances and Waivers

Division of Hotels and Restaurants
61C-4.010: Sanitation and Safety Requirements
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on September 07, 2007, the Division of Hotels and Restaurants, received a petition for a Routine Variance for subsection 61C-4.010(7), Florida Administrative Code, from Sprinkles of Palm Beach located in Palm Beach. The above referenced F.A.C. states…each public food service establishment shall maintain a minimum of one public bathroom for each sex, properly designated…..The proposed establishment has one bathroom facility for patrons and they are requesting a variance to have a seating capacity of twenty (20).
This variance request was approved October 2, 2007, and is contingent upon the Petitioner ensuring the public bathroom is functional, has hot and cold running water at all times, provided with soap and an approved method to dry hands, and kept in a clean and sanitary manner. Seating shall not exceed (20) which includes inside and outside seating. 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: