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Instructions and applications for food business plan review

A plan review is part of getting your stationary or mobile food business up and running. Use these to apply for a plan review of your food business. The Department of Public Health‘s Office of Food Protection will review your application.

Learn more about how to apply for a:

Name Description Released Format
Plan Review for Stationary Food Businesses (fillable) PDF These instructions are designed to help guide you through the process of completing the required plan review application for a stationary food establishment. You should submit your plan review application after zoning has been approved, but before beginning construction or installing food equipment. You may be charged an extra fee if you begin construction before your plan review has been approved. March 27, 2024
Plan review for mobile food businesses PDF Mobile food vending units include trucks, trailer hitch units, pushcarts, stands and foot peddlers. These instructions are designed to help guide you through the process of completing the required plan review application for a mobile food business. October 3, 2018
Mobile vending operation support facility information form PDF All non-permanent vending operations must have an approved support facility to serve the operational needs of the vending unit. Each vending unit must report at least daily to the support facility location for all food and cleaning supplies and service of operations for the unit. This form must be completed and submitted to the Office of Food Protection, along with a copy of the support facility food license and a copy of the most recent inspection report. October 11, 2022
Regulations Governing Food Establishments PDF Philadelphia's food regulations safeguard public health and ensure that consumers are provided food that is safe and honestly presented. October 3, 2018

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