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On this page, you will find information about applying for a food health permit, operating and maintaining a food facility, rules and regulations, and resource materials from outside the County of San Diego.  There is also information and guides for consumers regarding health safety.

 

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Operating InformationIndustry Resources

Forms and Applications

Public Health Permit Application:  PDF
Food Facility Plan Check Application:  PDF
Food Facility Fee Schedule:  PDF
Food Facility Plan Check Fee Schedule:  PDF
Mobile Food Facility Commissary Letter:  PDF
Mobile Food Facility Location Letter:  PDF
Mobile Food Facility Toilet Letter: PDF
Temporary Food Facility Sponsor Application:  PDF
Temporary Food Facility Vendor Application:  PDF
Public Records Request Form:  PDF

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Operating Information

Guide to Opening a New Food Business in San Diego County:PDF
Retail Food Facility Operator's Guide:English (PDF)  Spanish (PDF)
 Chinese (PDF)  Vietnamese (PDF)
Food Handler Training Schools: PDF 
Food Handler Training Booklets:English (PDF)  Spanish (PDF)
 Chinese (PDF)  Vietnamese (PDF)
Food Facility Consultations:  PDF 
Food Facility Self-Inspection Checklist:  PDF 
Food Facility Food Temperature Log:  PDF 
Wholesale Food Warehouse Risk Control Plan Workbook: PDF

Guidelines and Brochures

Determining Approved Source:  PDF
Employee Health & Hygiene Guidelines:  PDF
Food Labeling Guide:  PDF
HACCP Principles (FDA):  PDF
Insider's Guide to Handwashing:  English (PDF)     Spanish (PDF)
Norovirus Infection Prevention & Control:  PDF
Rapid Cooling: PDF
Saving Water Today to Make a Less Thirsty Future:  PDF
Shellfish Warning Signs:  PDF
Time as a Public Health Control (TPHC):  PDF
Trans-Fat Fact Sheet:  PDF
Wiping Cloths:  English (PDF)     Spanish (PDF)
Guide to California Food Handler Card Law:  PDF
Dining Out? Safe Food is Everybody's Responsibility: PDF

Food Safety

Food Defense & Security:  PDF
Food Security Self-Assessment (US Department of Agriculture):  PDF
Safe Cheese:  English (PDF)   Spanish (PDF)
Safe Handling of Eggs:  PDF
Safe Handling of Raw Produce & Juices (FDA):  PDF

Plan Check

Plan Submittal and Construction Guide for Opening a New Food Establishment in San Diego County:PDF
Construction & Operational Guide For Mobile Food Facilities and Mobile Support Unit:PDF
Mobile Food Facility Operational Procedures:PDF

Mobile Food Facilities

Mobile Food Presentation for Industry:  PDF 

Disaster Preparedness

Boil Water Order Information:  PDF
Emergency/Disaster Procedures for Food Facilities:  PDF
Emergency Shelter & Mass Feeding Center Guidelines:  PDF
Fire Recovery for Food Facilities: Damaged Food:  PDF
Fire Recovery for Food Facilities: Disposal of Spoiled Food:  PDF
Illnesses Guidelines for Food Operations:  PDF
Power Outage Food Safety:  PDF

Consumer Resources

Emergency Food Supply:  English (PDF)     Spanish (PDF)
Emergency Sewage Disposal:  PDF
Fight Bac!:  PDF
Food Safety Calendar 2009:  PDF
Food Safety Game Plan for Youth Sporting Events:  PDF
Guide for Packing a Safe School Lunch:  English (PDF)     Spanish (PDF)
Purifying Water:  PDF

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Rules and Regulations

California Retail Food Code (CalCode):  PDF 
California Retail Food Code (CalCode) Summary of Changes:PDF
California Sherman Food, Drug & Cosmetic Law:  PDF 
San Diego County Wholesale Food Warehouse Ordinance:PDF 
Trans Fat Industry Fact Sheet (AB 97) & Cal Code Summary of Changes (SB241):English (PDF)     Spanish (PDF)
Trans Fat Guidelines (CCDEH):  PDF 
California Menu Labeling Guidelines (CCDEH):PDF
Service Animals (US Department Of Justice):PDF

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Industry Resources

Cooking for Groups: A Volunteer's Guide to Food Safety (United States Department of Agriculture)

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