Merced County Environmental Health is responsible for ensuring that all construction or remodeling of retail food facilities conform to the requirements stated in the California Health and Safety Code.
A properly designed food establishment promotes good food safety and sanitation practices.
Plans are required for the following:
• New construction or new food facilities
Plans may be required for the following:
• Minor remodeling
• Equipment installation or replacement
• Change in the type of food service
• Re-opening a vacant or closed food establishment