Notice of Variances and Waivers

Division of Hotels and Restaurants
61C-1.002: Licensing and Inspection Requirements
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on November 08, 2010, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation, Division of Hotels and Restaurants has issued an order.
The Department received a Petition for an Emergency Variance on October 21, 2010 for subparagraph 61C-1.002(5)(a)2., Florida Administrative Code, from East Plaza #1 through 4, Miami, FL. The above referenced F.A.C. addresses the requirements that a mobile food dispensing vehicle be a vehicle that is otherwise movable. They are requesting to mount the mobile food dispensing vehicle on casters rather than an axle.
The initial petition was published in Vol. 36, No. 44 on 11/05/10. After a complete review of the variance request, the Division finds that the application of this rule will create a financial hardship to the food service facility. Furthermore, the Division finds that the Petitioner meets the burden of demonstrating the underlying statute has been achieved by maintaining the casters in good repair. No additional equipment is to be installed. All these units must be identical to East Plaza #5 and under the same ownership. These units must report to its commissary each day of operation for support services. The operation of these units is restricted to the AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, Florida.
A copy of the Order may be obtained by contacting:, Division of Hotels and Restaurants, 1940 North Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-1011.