Notice of Variances and Waivers

Division of Hotels and Restaurants
61C-1.004: General Sanitation and Safety Requirements
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on April 15, 2010, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels and Restaurants has issued an order.
The Department received an Emergency Variance on April 5, 2010 for Section 509.221(1)(b), Florida Statutes, subsection 61C-1.004(1) and paragraph 61C-1.004(1)(d), Florida Administrative Code, and Paragraph 5-202.11(A), 2001 FDA Food Code from Healthy Delights, Coral Springs, FL. The above referenced F.A.C. addresses the requirement that each establishment discharge sewage into an approved collection system and have an approved plumbing system installed. They are requesting to utilize holding tanks to provide potable water and to collect waste water.
The variance request will post in Vol. 36, No. 16 on 4/23/10, and approval is contingent upon the Petitioner ensuring the waste water holding tanks for the three-compartment sink and hand wash sink are emptied at a frequency as to not create a sanitary nuisance; and potable water provided must come from an approved source and be protected from contamination during handling. The Petitioner shall also ensure that the three-compartment sink and hand wash sink are provided with hot and cold running water under pressure.
A copy of the Order may be obtained by contacting:, Division of Hotels and Restaurants, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1011.