New Restaurants: Plan Review

If you find any discrepancy regarding the plan review process between your Local Health Department and the Michigan Department of Agriculture documents below, please contact the Michigan Department of Agriculture for clarification.

Food Licensing Details & FAQ: This sheet outlines the basics of each food service license such as Temporary and Fixed. Also answers frequently asked questions about the licensing process such as How to Obtain an Application. From the Michigan Department of Agriculture.

Plan Review Manual: “Designed to assist in achieving greater uniformity in the plan review process by providing technical assistance for design professionals, owners and others in the preparation of food service plans and completion of the plan review worksheet” from the Michigan Department of Agriculture. 72 page manual available for download: PDF format

Food Establishment Plan Submission Instructions: List and explanation of the materials required for a plan review to be submitted. Available for download: PDF format

Plan Review Worksheet: Document that must be submitted as part of the plan review process, from the Michigan Department of Agriculture. Available for download: PDF format

Food & Dairy Division Geographic Regions for Food Plan Review: Information needed on the plan review application form: PDF format

Standard Operating Procedures Manual: Manual for creating standard operating procedures for a food establishment, created by the Michigan Department of Agriculture. Available for download: PDF format

Plan Review Application: Application form required for Plan Review submission. Available for download: PDF format

Mailing Instructions: This form is required with a plan review submission and includes mailing information: PDF format

Food Plan Review Checklist: An easy way to organize your paperwork: PDF format

Ventilation Smoke Test Worksheet: created by the Michigan Department of Agriculture: PDF format

For the Michigan Department of Agriculture Plan Review Documents in Microsoft Office Word format visit this link.