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Opening a New Facility

Opening a New:

  • Food Service Facility
  • Mobile Unit
  • Catering Operation

A plan review and license review are required for opening a new retail food establishment or mobile unit

Plan Review

Complete plans and specifications must be submitted, reviewed, and approved by Boulder County Public Health (BCPH) before the start of any construction of a retail food establishment in Boulder County.

Step 1

Complete the Retail Food Establishment Application (174 KB) or Mobile Unit Plan Review Application (133 KB)

Step 2

Submit the fee for the Plan Review

Step 3

You will receive notification within 14 business days regarding the status of your application

Step 4

Upon approval from Boulder County Public Health and all other agencies concerned, you may proceed with construction

Step 5

5 days before planned opening, call to schedule an opening inspection

A plan review takes up to 14 working days. Failure to provide the required information delays the plan review process.

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