Permanent/Fixed Businesses

The Plan Review & Construction Program is recognized as a regional environmental health leader that provides technical assistance, quality plan review, and develops and fosters greater uniformity for sanitary establishments, thereby enhancing the safety of our residents and their environment.​​

​Using innovative methods, Plan Review & Construction Program professionals take proactive steps to evaluate establishments and work with stakeholders to minimize environmental health related risks.

​Please check with local/city authorities to ensure compliance with their rules/regulations, prior to operating any food establishment.

Are you ready to schedule a benchmark inspection (plumbing, equipment, construction, final construction, or a re-inspection)?

Construction Inspection Request

What do you need to know before you purchase that business?

  • Want to know what items need to be addressed to qualify for a permit?
  • Were you aware that food inspections on operating restaurants differ from plan review inspections and therefore may not list all the requirements necessary when the new owner applies for a permit?
  • Complete the Inspection Upon Request Form by clicking on the box below and pay the $240 fee so you can be informed.  We will come out to the location that you are considering purchasing and provide you with a full list of items that will need to be addressed.
Inspection Upon Request

Consultation (no cost):
If you would like to set up an appointment with a plan review inspector, at no cost to you, to discuss your project prior to submitting your application, please contact us at (602)506-6824 or via email at  Please provide the address of the project location so that we can better serve your needs.  

These consultations may be conducted virtually or by phone.  If you are needing a full documented list of violations, please submit for an Inspection Upon Request (link above) and pay associated fee of $240.


(click on boxes below to access applications/forms):
  • Instructions for Submitting Plan Review Documents Electronically
  • Food Establishment Application - new business owners, operating in shared kitchen, new construction or major/minor review
  • 30 Day Transition Application - if purchasing a currently permitted food business and want to remain in business while the Department reviews your Food Establishment Application.  Applications must be submitted and fees paid at least 2 business days prior to the change of ownership.
  • Dog Friendly Patio Application
  • Request an Inspection - This form is for requesting the following types of benchmark inspections (Plumbing, Equipment, Construction, Final Construction, or Re-inspections).
Food Establishment Permit
30 Day Transition
Dog Friendly Patio Permit
Construction Inspection Request